Kids dressed up as Coast Guard members for Halloween. U.S. Coast Guard cartoon by Petty Officer 3rd Class Cory Mendenhall.

The Drawing Board: I want to be a Coast Guardsman!

What did you want to be when you grew up? These kids plan to be the future men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard! We hope everyone had a safe and happy Halloween!


Collage of Coast Guard kids in their Halloween costumes. U.S. Coast Guard illustration by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kelly Parker.

From the Homefront: Keeping our littlest Coasties safe on Halloween

Consider this our incredibly sweet version of From the Homefront for Halloween. We know you are probably here to see the cute pictures of Coastie kids, but we thought we’d slip in some safety tips, too – you know, Semper Paratus and all. Best wishes for a happy and safe Halloween!