The spirit of the Jarvis lives on

Story by Petty Officer 3rd Class Bryan Wright  My first day back aboard the boat since the transfer, I noticed that all the uniforms around me were black, not blue. It was a strange sensation to salute a foreign flag […]


Station LA-LB becomes a “pursuit” certified unit

Story by Seaman Christen Willett Prior to 2013, Station Los Angeles-Long Beach was known primarily as a search and rescue unit.  As of January 2013, the title of “pursuit” was added to that list. “Being previously qualified ‘pursuit’ and being […]


New gear for underwater guardians

Story and photos by Petty Officer 1st Class Henry Dunphy. U.S. Coast Guard divers have a new tool to help them carry out their underwater missions.  The Extreme Lightweight Diving System, or XLDS, will allow divers to stay underwater longer […]


Canine operations aboard the CGC Blackfin

Story and photo by Lt. Tony Gregg Sector Los Angeles – Long Beach’s area of responsibility is home to several abundant fishery resources which the Coast Guard protects through education and enforcement.  Because of its location in the area, the […]


A brand new voyage aboard the CGC Barracuda

Story by Seaman Ryan Huber My name is Seaman Ryan Huber, and I’ve been stationed aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Barracuda for the past two months. I didn’t report directly to the Barracuda.  I was temporarily assigned duty to Air […]


Brothers from different mothers

Story by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart  Siblings fight.  Siblings play with each other and siblings love each other.  The former crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau — now the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis — consider […]


California’s Keeper Recovers Drifting Buoy

Story by Lt. Collin R. Bronson The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter George Cobb, working with the National Data Buoy Center, recently recovered a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration weather data buoy approximately 100 miles west of San Diego, […]


Air Station Sacramento’s “Eye in the Sky” assists with kidnapping case

Story by Lt. Mike Angeli As the U.S. Coast Guard’s only West Coast fixed-wing aircraft unit in the continental United States, Air Station Sacramento provides long-range search and rescue, logistical transport and surveillance service for the 11th and 13th Districts. On […]


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