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Dec. 31, 2020
The Long Blue Line: USS Wakefield—the Coast Guard’s “B & L Ferry” 75 years ago
In World War II, the USS Wakefield (AP-21) served as a fast troop transport whose role was to deliver military personnel and supplies to the war front.
Nov. 11, 2020
The Long Blue Line: “Into the Jaws of Death”—SM2 John Roberts and LCI-93 at Omaha Beach
“We were sitting ducks and the Germans clearly had us in their sights,” Steward’s Mate 2nd Class John Noble Roberts, U.S. Coast Guard Reserve.
Nov. 6, 2020
Photo Friday! SPAR celebrates 106th birthday
Coast Guard SPAR Mabel Johnson celebrated her 106th birthday as a guest of Capt. Derek Smith, at the Coast Guard Pay and Personnel Service Center this week.