Coast Guard

February 10, 2019

Three short weeks have never felt so long.

The longest government shutdown in history ended two weeks ago when funding the full operation of government was approved – for just three weeks.

During the brief reprieve, Coast Guard families are finding time to reflect on the shutdown, and holding…


January 27, 2019

During the past month, there has been an outpouring of support for the Coast Guard community all across the country.


January 13, 2019

Coast Guard families have always had a strong bond, and now more than ever, those families are relying on each other for support.


January 10, 2019

Hold a garage sale or become a mystery shopper are just two of the suggestions the U.S. Coast Guard has for families of civilian employees not getting paid during the partial federal government shutdown.

December 16, 2018

I stared blankly at the airline ticket agent as she asked me again.

“Can I help you?” She smiled and waited for me to reply.

“I don’t think so,” I said, digging though my nearly-empty purse. “I don’t have my ID.”

I struggled to hold back the tears as…


December 09, 2018

For military families, holiday gatherings are often not traditional. Depending on duty stations and military obligations, one holiday may be very different from the next. Many times the service member has duty or is deployed on a holiday, or has limited leave around holidays. Therefore, traveling…


November 29, 2018

Friday marks the official end to the 2018 hurricane season and the Chief Petty Officers Association is ready to celebrate.

The CPOA Club at 514 Cardwell St. in Elizabeth City will host an End of Hurricane Season party, Friday night. The event will raise funds for CPOA building renovations and help…


November 18, 2018

The month of November provides numerous opportunities to celebrate those who have served or are currently serving in the military, as well as their families, even after Veterans Day.

On Nov. 10 the Marine Corps celebrated its 143rd Birthday, and one day later the nation honored all veterans. Nov.…


November 04, 2018

It has been nine years since the mid-air collision which took the lives of nine aviators. Coast Guard and Marine Corps members and units all across the country took time over the last week to remember their fallen crews.

The Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules aircraft CG-1705, from Air Station Sacramento,…

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