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Aug. 2, 2023
“An experience you’re not gonna get anywhere else.” — Why Petty Officer 1st Class Benjamin Yoder serves at sea
I wanted a little direction and opportunity for adventure, so we drove 4 1/2 hours from Wyoming to the nearest recruiter — and here I am.
March 14, 2022
Cutter Polar Star enjoys farm to galley produce, grown in the hangar
Experimental hydroponic garden on heavy icebreaker becomes new source of fresh vegetables at sea
Jan. 31, 2022
Maintaining the Polar Fleet: The Role of Maintenance Augmentation Teams
MATs helping to keep the cutter fleet operational
Nov. 18, 2021
Frontline Focus: Crew of Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returns home after a 33-day patrol and more.
Crew of Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returns home after a 33-day patrol; 17 mariners rescued in two days highlights importance of preparation, partnerships; America's only heavy icebreaker departs Seattle homeport; bound for Antarctica; and Coast Guard, partner agencies investigating cause of Southern California pipeline fracture.
Feb. 18, 2021
'Wildly alive' aboard Polar Star
With my husband's support, I found the bravery to leave my children for 80 days at sea. I'll see them again this weekend.
Special Edition of Chief of the Week
Congratulations to the entire Polar Star Chief’s Mess!
Feb. 12, 2021
A Break in the Silence
Anecdote from a U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker’s winter Arctic patrol
Dec. 17, 2020
Polar Star sends first dispatch on its way to the Arctic
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star develops next generation of Arctic leaders
Dec. 16, 2020
Congratulations to the 2020 Hopley Yeaton Award recipients
Annual awards honor excellent cutters and superior cuttermen