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The Long Blue Line: Clarence Samuels – Coast Guard trailblazer
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 17:43:13 +0000
This blog is part of a series honoring the long blue line of Coast Guard men and women who served before us. Stay tuned as we highlight the customs, traditions, history and heritage of the Coast Guard. Written by William H. Thiesen, Atlantic Area historian Clarence Lorenzo Samuels should be remembered as one of the […]
On This Day in Coast Guard History – Jan 28th
Thu, 28 Jan 2016 14:30:34 +0000
The legal basis for the Coast Guard is Title 14 of the United States Code, which states: “The Coast Guard as established January 28, 1915, shall be a military service and a branch of the armed forces of the United States at all times.” Upon the declaration of war or when the President directs, the […]
USCG Auxiliary Blog – Image of the Week
Thu, 28 Jan 2016 10:37:13 +0000
AUX FS Vincent Maida getting ready to get underway with the Cutter Diligence (WMEC-616) out of Wilmington, NC. Vincent is looking forward to his first underway experience on a large CG Cutter. He has already impressed the crew with a fresh cheese cake this afternoon. The AUX FS program is currently helping the active duty Coast […]