Seaman Garrido, a member of the Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau deck department, Petty Officer 3rd Class Lauren Funicelli, a storekeeper, and Petty Officer 3rd Class Paul Stafford, an electronics technician, show off their new sea service ribbons shortly after receiving them while underway in the Pacific Ocean April 30, 2014. The sea service ribbon signifies one year of continuous duty aboard a Coast Guard cutter. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Grant DeVuyst.

The High Endurance Life: Milestones

By Petty Officer 3rd Class Grant DeVuyst As America‚Äôs oldest maritime service, the Coast Guard has no shortage of seasoned mariners. There is a sense of pride that comes with serving at sea, in exchange for the sacrifices of time […]