Happy 71st Anniversary to the Coast Guard Reserve

Adm. Bob Papp, Coast Guard Commandant and Master Chief Mark Allen, Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Reserve Force announce the 71st anniversary of the Coast Guard Reserve, Feb. 19, 2012. U.S. Coast Guard video by Telfair Brown, Sr.

Incoming MCPO-CG Reserve Forces – Master Chief Mark Allen has high hopes and a big heart

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – His face was as expression-filled as if he was waiting to explain what it felt like to win the lottery. Master Chief Petty Officer Mark Allen, reserve command master chief, Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville, had a cheeky, almost-sneaky grin stretched across his face. He stood patiently while I quickly shuffled through my notes and positioned the chairs we were about to sit...