First female Gunner’s Mate advanced to Chief Petty Officer

CAPE MAY, N.J. - Chief Petty Officer Kristin Werner has her collar devices pinned on during her advancement ceremony by Chief Petty Officer John Ruchser and Senior Chief Petty Officer Crystal Sparks. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Jonathan Lindberg. Cape May – In today’s world it is exceedingly difficult to become the first person to achieve a particular feat. Add trying to make that...