Coast Guard

February 11, 2018

As a Coast Guard health services technician, calls can come any time of the day or night, regardless of who is on duty or standing watch. One such call came for HS3 Andrew Paiyarat at 12:10 a.m. on April 2.

"That one I'll never forget," Paiyarat said. "The call came in that somebody ran into the…


February 11, 2018

Hartnett presents ALC awards

Capt. Randy Hartnett (right), commanding officer of the Coast Guard’s Aviation Logistics Center, presented awards to ALC’s Aviation Logistics Division team members. Those presented awards included (l-r) Robert Eichenlaub, 5 year Length of Service award;…


February 11, 2018

For Coast Guard members, this time of year is about waiting – especially this year. While many families are waiting for orders of where they will be transferred in the coming months, the entire service is waiting for an announcement of the nominee for the Coast Guard Commandant.



February 01, 2018

U.S. Coast Guard recruiter Ashley Coker always asks the same question whenever a recruit tells her they want to be a rescue swimmer: Do you have a plan B?


January 28, 2018

At the time of his death, Lincoln Spence was among only a handful of surviving African American U.S. Coast Guard World War II veterans.


January 28, 2018

NORFOLK, Va. — The Coast Guard recognized a Norfolk Fire and Rescue Captain and a Norfolk Police Officer Tuesday at Norfolk City Hall for their roles in bringing three people to safety in May 2017.


January 28, 2018

For the first time in its history, the U.S. Coast Guard's Aviation Logistics Center at Base Elizabeth City has established a government civilian as its second in command.

Edward J. Gibbons, who also served as the ALC's commanding officer from 2007 to 2010, became the command's first civilian…


January 28, 2018

For many military members, a government shutdown means business as usual – without pay. For others, it actually translates to more work because civilian employees working for the military were ordered to stay home from work.

When the shutdown took effect on Sat., Jan. 20, active duty military…

January 14, 2018

Every year is busy for Coast Guard members, but 2017 seemed to be more busy than usual – and may long be remembered as the year of the hurricanes.

January 14, 2018

Some areas of the Albemarle received up to a foot of snow last week, causing treacherous driving conditions and prompting the closures of schools and businesses.

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