Coast Guard Academy memorial serves as a reminder of a history of selfless service

Coast Guard Academy memorial serves as a reminder of a history of selfless service
The Coast Guard Academy inducted six alum into the Coast Guard Academy Hall of Heroes during a ceremony at the Academy, Nov. 6, 2019. The inductees are Lt. Ronaqua Russell, Lt. Jay Creech, Lt. Cmdr. Brian Naughton, Capt. Stephen Harvey, Lt. Carl Josephson, and Lt. Matthew Thomas. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew Thieme New London, CT – In a busy hallway at the U.S. Coast...

Making history in the sky

Making history in the sky
Coast Guard Lt. Ronaqua Russell standing beside Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry, coupled with undated photo of her Uncle and Tuskegee Airman 1st Lt. Henry E. Rohlsen. by Lt. Cmdr. Ryan Kelley Miami – Aviation history was made last month when Lt. Ronaqua Russell, a native of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, became the first African-American female aviator in the Coast Guard to...