COAST GUARDSMEN ARCHIVESYou can view previous profiles and Real-Life Stories which are now a part of the Coast Guard's rich history and tradition of heroism, expertise and devotion to duty.
COAST GUARD ASSISTS IN THE RELEASE OF A SEA LION
On the clear, crisp morning of Dec. 17, the crewmembers of the Coast Guard Cutter George Cobb helped load an 1,100 pound sea lion onto the deck of the buoy tender. Their mission today would be to transport "Captain Hook" 60 miles off the coast of California to a sea lion habitat near San Clemente Island.
"With 31 years of military service, Boatswain's Mate Master Chief Petty Officer John Petrie, the commanding officer of the Hawaii-based Coast Guard Cutter Ahi, isn't ready to retire. After serving at numerous units, he still wants more. Some Coast Guardsmen may call it experience; others call it "Being salty."
COAST GUARD OPERATIONS SPECIALISTS: AT THE HEART OF THE OPERATION
Stationed throughout the country, Coast Guard operations specialists perform several vital functions in the service, including search and rescue coordination, intelligence gathering and analysis, and real-time target acquisition, tracking and identification.
COAST GUARDSMAN PIONEERS UNMANNED AERIAL SURVEILLANCE
LT Thomas Shuler is pioneering the Coast Guard's UAS (Unmanned Aerial Surveillance) program by earning the distinction of being our first operational Predator MQ-9 Pilot. LT Shuler is part of a small team of Coast Guard officers based at ATC Mobile, AL that is developing the Coast Guard's UAS training and standardization program.