Petty Officer 3rd Class Noel Cordero poses for a photo while transiting through the Grenville Channel in British Columbia, Canada. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dale Arnould.

Leadership has no rank

It’s often thought that a military leader must come from a high rank or command staff which fosters the development of junior members to one day become leaders themselves. However Coast Guardsmen like Petty Officer 2nd Class Noel Cordero, a junior member aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley, prove the qualities of a good leader have no rank requirement.


Alaska Coast Guard members train to provide support for victims of sexual assault

By PA1 Shawn Eggert The problems of sexual assault and harassment are ones that, unfortunately, affect too many military service members and the Coast Guard is no exception.  After such a traumatic and unsettling event, victims are often in need […]