The USCGC Campbell (WMEC-909) intercepts a rustic vessel of Cuban migrants about 65 miles south of Marathon, Florida. As the Coast Guard’s missions continue to expand, the service must abandon its scarcity culture in favor of one that cultivates each service member’s success.
A second-class petty officer on board the USCGC Hamilton (WMSL-753) trains a fire-attack team after a damage control exercise. Leadership training earlier in the training pipeline would net more petty officers who are self-reflective leaders, capable of performing high-risk evolutions with increased autonomy.
Demographics are an easy way for the Navy to measure diversity, but diversity of thoughts, education, experience, and opinions—most often cultivated by different life experiences—can be a force multiplier on the battlefield.
The USCGC Richard Snyder (WPC-1127)
Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Michael M. Gilday attaches the aiguillette to the shoulder of Major Lauren Serrano at the beginning of her tour as his Marine aide-de-camp.
U.S. Navy SEALs