We invite you to download the image above and join us in making it your social media profile photo in solidarity with the service and in tribute to Petty Officer 3rd Class Travis Raymond Obendorf. U.S. Coast Guard graphic by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kelly Parker.

Loss of BM3 Travis Raymond Obendorf

Petty Officer Obendorf stood the watch on the front lines of Coast Guard operations throughout his nine years of active duty. He previously served aboard Coast Guard Cutter ALERT, at Patrol Forces Southwest Asia in Bahrain, and at Coast Guard Station Boston. Throughout his Coast Guard service, Petty Officer Obendorf’s professionalism and commitment ensured that we were always ready to answer the nation’s call. Let us never forget his service and sacrifice.