2016

Having sold out all copies of our previous editions of The Coast Guard, our signature coffee table book, and copies going for more than $300 on Amazon.com, we printed a third edition. Updated with a chapter USCG Commandant Admiral Paul Zukunft, our editor LCDR Tom...

2015

Starting in 2008, John Longnecker, Captain (ret) Carl Zellner, USCGR, and Captain (ret) Fred Herzberg urged the U.S. Postal Service to issue a sheet of stamps depicting the history and missions of the Coast Guard. Each of the other services has at least several...

2014

Worked with Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs on development of a large bronze plaque honoring the service of the Coast Guard and its predecessor services along Wisconsin’s three “coasts”: Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, and the Mississippi...

2013

Announced Annual Awards: Large Unit History Award Winner: Air? Station Houston. In preparation for the 50th anniversary of Air?Station Houston, staff contacted more than 12,000 people to ?participate in, attend, or contribute to the celebration?commemorating the...
The USCG’s 223rd Birthday!

The USCG’s 223rd Birthday!

The USCG's 223rd Birthday! Enter Subheading Here We at the FCGH are happy to see so many people have noted the 223rd birthday of the United States Coast Guard on their pages. We too salute those men and women — active duty, reserve, civilian and auxilarists...

Update on the search for the USRC GALLATIN

From James D. Spirek: We completed one week of survey for the remains of the USRC Gallatin during the first week of April.  Partners included the USCG, Charleston County Sheriff’s Office Marine Patrol, City of Charleston Police Department, College of Charleston,...

Foundation For Coast Guard History Unit Award Update

For those of you who submitted packages for the 2012 Foundation For Coast Guard Unit awards competition, the awards committee is finalizing the results now. I know everyone is anxious to hear the results, but this year’s competition generated a record number of...

2012

Announced Annual Awards: Large Unit History Award Winner (with dedicated Public Affairs Staff): Commander, First Coast Guard District. The First District compiled an impressive array of accomplishments in remembrance of the history of the units that comprise the...