ISS4 2017

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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RESERVIST In th I s Issue From our Readers 2 u p Front 4 e View from the Bridge 6 Deckplate s oundings 7 Around the Reserve 8 t errible t rifecta 14 Life at a P su 26 Reserve e xcellence 32 s hipmates in Focus 38 A Light on Yesteryear 46 e More You Know 48 h eadquarters u pdate 50 Retiree s I t R e P 52 Bulletin Board 54 t aps 59 Parting s hots 60 Volume LXIV � Issue 4 • 2017 the TerribLe Trifecta RESERVISTS RESPOND TO HELP PICK UP THE PIECES AFTER THREE MAJOR STORMS RAVAGE TEXAS, FLORIDA, AND PUERTO RICO INSIDE : SPECIAL PULLOUT RIBBON POSTER AND 2018 CALENDAR Commanding Officer (mas) Pay & Personnel Center 444 SE Quincy Street Topeka, KS 66683-3591 PRSTD STD Postage and Fees Paid United States Coast Guard Permit Number G-157 OFFICIAL BUSINESS Penalty for Private Use $300 U.S. Coast Guard Reserve For 76 Years — Always Ready When Needed Most 26 37 14 8 A Coast Guard Flood Punt Team transports a family and their dog through a flooded neighborhood in Houston, Aug. 29. Photo by PA3 Ryan Dickinson A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Houston conducts an overflight of a southeastern Houston neighborhood, Aug. 27. Photo by PA3 Corinne Zilnicki On the Covers Celebrating Our 64th Year! Volume LXIV � Issue 4 • 2017 M AGAZ ine Anastasia M. Devlin Editor Chris S. Rose Creative Director Co MMA n D Adm. Paul F. Zukunft Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard Rear Adm. Andrew S. McKinley Acting Director of Reserve Capt. William F. Csisar Chief, Office of Reserve Affairs Cmdr. Alexander C. Foos Chief, Reserve Information Division PA2 e maia Rise Reserve Webmaster Con TACT i n F o RMAT ion Postal Mail - Commandant (CG-1313) Attn: Editor, Reservist 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave, SE (Stop-7907) Washington, DC 20593-7907 email - U.S. Coast Guard Reserve Web Site Rese R vist (COMD t PUB 1001.29) is published by the Commandant, Director of Reserve & Military Personnel, U. s . Coast Guard. i t is intended for information only and is not authority for official action. v iews and opinions expressed are not necessarily those of the U. s . Dept. of Homeland s ecurity or U. s . Coast Guard. t he editor reserves the right to select and edit all materials for publication. We continue to strive for perfection, yet unattained.

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