ISS1 2016

Reservist Magazine is the award-winning official publication of the United States Coast Guard Reserve. Quarterly issues include news and feature articles about the men and women who comprise America's premier national maritime safety and security

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CyberCAT Delta Members Advanced An advancement ceremony was held on December 1, 2015 at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C. for (L-R) reservists IS2 James Martin (Sector LA/LB), YN2 Cole Vryens (Sector San Francisco), BM1 Chris Jones (PSU 309) and active duty member IT2 Michael Niemczyk (CG Communications Command). Rear Adm. Marshall Lytle (far right), Commander, Coast Guard Cyber Command, officiated the ceremony. All of the petty officers have been on orders with the Cyber Crisis Action Team (CAT) Delta, which was stood up in August 2015 to help evaluate and mitigate vulnerabilities in the Coast Guard's information technology infrastructure. Photo by PAC Sherri Eng Station Atlantic City Holds Dual Advancement BMC Robert Mayer advanced to BMCS and MK1 Ralph Ricapito Advanced to MKC during a ceremony held at USCG Station Atlantic City, N.J., on September 1, 2015. Pictured here (left to right) are: Lt. Noel Johnson, Commanding Officer, Station Atlantic City, MKC Ricapito, BMCS Mayer, 5th District Reserve Command Master Chief William Princiotta, and MKCS Gray Deitrich, Sector San Diego Reserve Command Senior Chief. Photo by MK2 Dennica Ricciardi Reservists Run To Support The USO On September 12, 2015, Sector North Carolina reservists MST3 Martin Nowak, MST1 Alyson Bono and MST3 Nicole Wagner (pictured l-r) represented the U.S. Coast Guard in the "Boots on the Run 5K" patriotic run. The event was hosted by the USO-Jacksonville, N.C., to recognize the contributions of military, fire, police, and emergency medical personnel to our communities. The event raised funds to support the programs and services the USO provides to service members and their families. MST3 Nowak and MST3 Wagner were both silver medal winners for their respective age groups. Submitted by MSTC Bryan Stachura Sector Upper Mississippi Reservists Reenlist Two members of Sector Upper Mississippi reenlisted during separate ceremonies. On Friday, October 16, 2015, with the St. Louis Arch serving as the backdrop, Petty Officer Jacob Arnold was sworn in by CWO Charles Erwin. The following day Chief Doug Niendick was sworn in by CWO Joseph Tew.

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