The BIONIC PIG effect

While surrounded by both senior enlisted and military officers, a timid fireman walks up to the double-glass doors of a red-bricked building. Hoping to gain leadership wisdom from those surrounding her, a nervous breath escapes the fireman’s lips. The cacophony […]

Proficiency: Preparing for the unpredictable

My morning began the same way it had many times before. I walked into Coast Guard Air Station Houston, turned the corner and made my way down the long narrow hallway to the public affairs shop. The hallway was completely […]

Leadership: Retired Lt. Cmdr. Karen Cagle

Nelson Mandela. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. George Washington. None of these men were good leaders. They were more than that. They were a great leaders. So, what makes a good leader? That question can be subjective. Different things matter […]

On patrol with Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 64

I recently had the opportunity to ride along with three members of  Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 64. The Flotilla is located just down the Gulf coast from Galveston, in a tiny beach community of Surfside, Texas. Surfside is also the home to Coast […]

Armed Forces Day recognizes Shipmate

The National World War II Museum hosted the Mayor’s Military Advisory Committee Community Service Awards in conjunction with the celebration of Armed Forces Day this past Saturday. Representing the Mayor of New Orleans, Mitch Landrieu, were such guest speakers as […]

>D8 Dodgeball Tournament

>Story and video by Petty Officer 2nd Class Elizabeth Bordelon Dodge, duck, dip, dive and… dodge. The five D’s of dodge ball. Nothing says morale like hurling a ball at your shipmate’s noggin. The Coast Guard Sector New Orleans morale […]

>YOUR VOTE COUNTS – Coast Guard Air Station Houston named amongst the top 11 videos for 2010

> The Coast Guard released its top 11 video compilation for 2010, highlighting the year’s most compelling cases from the work done every day by America’s Coast Guard and Coast Guard Air Station Houston was recognized amongst them. Air Station […]

>YOUR VOTE COUNTS for the Top 11 CG Videos of 2010

>As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome in the new, reflection over the past twelve months prove that the activities and goings-on of the Eighth District remains dynamic, lively, vibrant and busy. District Eight services all or […]

>A new workout

>In this video, crew members from Air Station Houston discuss using crossfit workouts to enhance their stamina. Crossfit, a relatively new program, emphasizes exercise in everyday life. Subscribe in a reader

>Distinguished Service

> James Magill’s career as the Engineering and Offshore Specialist with the Office of Vessel and Facility Standards has spanned over 22 years, from May 1988 to Sept. 2010, longer than anyone else in the division. During his career, Magill […]

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