What happened at NACON 2016

The National Coast Guard Auxiliary Conference was recently held in Phoenix. This was a time for more than 300 Coast Guard auxiliary, active duty, reserve and civilian members to come together to discuss not only the mission, but fellowship together as well. The Commandant and other senior leaders attended the conference to thank the auxiliary for volunteering their time and skills, to praise them for their successes, and to provide direction for the next year. Read more to find out more about what happened at NACON 2016!


From the Commandant: Potential lapse in appropriation

By now, you have seen Secretary Johnson’s email regarding the possibility of a lapse in the Department of Homeland Security’s Fiscal Year 2015 appropriation. Should a lapse in appropriation occur this Friday…


From the Homefront

From the Homefront: A sit down with Fran DeNinno

Fran DeNinno, the wife of Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft, had a quick learning curve about Coast Guard life when she got married 24 years ago. Her upcoming wedding was scheduled, honeymoon paid for and her fiancé’s ship’s schedule got moved up.