Semper Paratus – Always Ready

Semper Paratus – Always Ready

The Latin phrase Semper Paratus – Always Ready motto has been used since ancient times and by many groups and organizations around the world.  Semper Paratus is the official motto of the United States Coast Guard.  It isn’t certain when the USCG began...
Happy Birthday United States Coast Guard

Happy Birthday United States Coast Guard

Wishing a Happy Birthday to the United States Coast Guard! August 4, 1790 is the official Birthday of the United States Coast Guard when the first congress of America authorized by Alexander Hamilton.  Funny how he sold us out on the central banks, figured they would...
United States Coast Guard in Media

United States Coast Guard in Media

United States Coast Guard in Media United States Coast Guard in Media as it is called today but in the past it was referred to as film, television, radio, books, etc.  Now its all balled up into what we call today Media.  Many stories have been told reflecting the...
Famous Celebrity USCG Coasties In The Limelight

Famous Celebrity USCG Coasties In The Limelight

Famous Celebrity USCG Coasties There have been many Famous Celebrity USCG Coasties throughout the American Limelight participating in the film industry, television, sports and much more. Jeff Bridges – PO2 Boatswain’s mate from 1967 to 1975 in San Luis...
How the USCG Helps During Hurricane Season

How the USCG Helps During Hurricane Season

How the USCG Helps During Hurricane Season – Some Things You May Not Know. USCG Hurricane Season. How the USCG Helps During Hurricane Season reminds Americans that Coasties are not just training daily they are doing the job everyday!  Especially during hurricane...

Cutter life – Anything will fit.

Anything will fit if you apply enough force. This has become a slogan that not only defined who I have become as a coastie, but it also nicely encompasses the Coast Guard in general. First I’m sure you’re wondering how this slogan relates to me and I will start off by...