Plank Running

Injury Prevention: Dynamic Warm Up

More than 30 percent of recruits in basic training will suffer some sort of minor injury, and those injuries will most likely result in rephasal or reversion to later weeks of training. This is a devastating blow to recruits and their families […]


From left to right, FN Nathan Yonren and SN Patrick McGinnis bring Starry along as they conduct their annual water survival exercise on January 29, 2013 off the Cape May inlet in the Atlantic Ocean. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Cape May.

Meet Starry the Bear

Coast Guard Compass Official Blog of the U.S. Coast Guard Starry the Bear Posted by Seaman Jennifer Nease, Wednesday, May 31, 2013  CAPE MAY, N. J. – Over the past four years, Starry the Bear has endured boot camp four […]