Women in the U.S. Coast Guard. Information on the History of Women in the Coast Guard and Its Predecessor Services(Photo of The all-female crew of a Yerba Buena Island 41-footer) #Source4Today #genealogy #womenshistory
Marines Thank Coast Guard, Guam, 1944 Original Caption: "Marine PFC William A. McCoy and PFC Ralph L. Plunkett hold a sign saluting USCG forces after the Japanese were defeated at Guam." Circa July 1944; CG Photo No. 2709; photographer unknown.
SPARS was the nickname for the United States Coast Guard Women's Reserve, created 23 November 1942 with the signing of Public Law 773 by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The name is a contraction of the Coast Guard motto: Semper Paratus and its English translation, Always Ready.
Welcome to the toughest job interview of your life: check out what it's like to be pushed mentally, physically and emotionally at Training Center Cape May in preparation for the rigors of service in the U.S. Coast Guard. And thanks to all our USCG friends who stand the watch.