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Tag: OCS

March 27, 2024

U.S. Naval Community College propels Coast Guard member to reach goals

OS2 Magowan is the first servicemember to earn a degree from USNCC; now he’s off to Officer Candidate School.

March 10, 2023

The Long Blue Line: OCS and female trailblazers in the Coast Guard’s officer corps, 1973-2010

I’m very, very aware of the extremely qualified women with tremendous potential right behind me.    Vice Adm. Vivien Crea, U.S. Coast Guard retiredAs the above quote indicates, during her active duty years, Vice Adm. Vivian Crea saw many highly skilled women serving in the United States Coast Guard. In the early 1970s, the Coast Guard moved to the

Oct. 31, 2022

How one member moved from the silver Auxiliary ranks to the gold bar of ensign

Ensign Michael Barth began his Coast Guard journey as an Auxiliary member; today he is assigned to Sector New York. 

Feb. 19, 2021

The Long Blue Line: Lt. j.g. Harvey Russell--African-American trailblazer in the U.S. Sea Services

Celebrating African American Heritage with the second African American who attended officer candidate school.