Coast Guard looks to Alaska for valuable recruits

The Coast Guard is more than ships and aircraft, it’s the diverse group of people who operate them and support those in the field. Every person brings different skill sets with them when they join the service. Those skill sets […]


Coast Guard Academy cadet makes daring off-duty rescue in Alaska

By Petty Officer 3rd Class Cory Mendenhall Opportunities for heroism usually don’t announce themselves in advance. They may open as a loose gate in a gale, and shut just as suddenly. At times like these, quick action and instinct may […]


U.S. Sailing team wins bronze

District Seventeen’s Lt. Nicole Auth, teammates take bronze at international sailing competition

To the eye, Lt. Nicole Auth is a typical Coast Guardsman. Dressed in her deep blue operational dress uniform with her sandy blonde hair neatly tucked into a standard bun, she can be found working as a member of District […]