Coast Guard to promote Station Annapolis mascot

Coast Guard to promote Station Annapolis mascot
BALTIMORE — Rosie, a Labrador retriever and the mascot of Coast Guard Station Annapolis, is scheduled to be advanced to First Class Dog in a ceremony at Station Annapolis Friday. Comparable to enlisted personnel, mascots can move up in rank upon completion of certain qualifications, such as mastering commands and observing the raising of the American Flag. Rosie stands watch with one of her Christmas...

Nucky’s Tail

Nucky's Tail
Story and photos by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Micallef Crewmembers at Coast Guard Station Atlantic City awake early in the morning to begin their day. The crewmembers wear their uniforms with pride, and maintain regulated grooming standards in accordance with the Coast Guard Uniform Regulations Manual. The crewmembers’ grooming standards are based on several elements including neatness, cleanliness,...

Saving Wrangel

Saving Wrangel
Story by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amber Mitchell BRISTOL, R.I. – The crew at Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team, Bristol, R.I., had become lonely since the previous mascot left alongside their retired chief. A group of crew members searched the website of the Potter League for Animals, a Middletown, R.I. animal shelter, and as soon as the two-year-old, rust-colored dog filled the screen, they...