U.S. Coast Guard Recruiting, Educations, and Training

Historical Bibliography


Abel, Christopher A. "Needed: A National Interdiction Operations School." Naval Institute Proceedings 112 (Sep 1986), p. 117.

Allen, D.G. "The Development of the Reserve Training Course." The Bulletin (Nov 1942), pp. 93-96.

Ames, Fred L. "Engineering and Weapons Training: How It Can Work For You." Coast Guard Engineers Digest 24-229 (Spring, 1986), pp. 17-24.

Balunis, Timothy G.M. "Some Observations on a Port Safety Industry Training Program." The Bulletin (Sep-Oct 1977), pp. 24-27.

Black, Mark A. "Coast Guard Recruit Training: Does it Meet our Expectations?" The Bulletin (Mar/Apr 1984), pp. 18-21.

Blando, Steve. "E-City Rescue Swimmer Program." Commandant's Bulletin (Nov 20, 1987), pp. 24-25.

Brewer, Brandon. "Welcome to Cape May." Coast Guard (Feb 1998), pp. 20-27; "Surviving Cape May." (Mar 1998), pp. 22-27; "Leaving Cape May." (Apr 1998), pp. 18-25.

Brice-O'Hara, Sally. "Training the Guardians of the Sea." Officer Review 39, No. 3 (Oct 1999), pp. 7-8.

Byron, John L. "Confessions of a Flesh Peddler." The Bulletin (Sep-Oct 1984), pp. 18-24.

Calhoun, C. M. "Boat Crew Professionalism: The Coast Guard has recently embarked on a program which dramatically changes the way we have traditionally made sailors out of men and women. . ." Commandant's Bulletin (Nov 25 1983), pp. 12-15.

"Cape 'D' and the MLB [ Motor Lifeboat ] School." Office of Navigation Safety and Waterway Services On Scene (2/92), pp. 40-41.

Casey, Paul. "Coast Guard Leaders Must Be Accountable for Fitness." Naval Institute Proceedings 140 ( Aug 2004), p. 81.

"Chief Petty Officer Academy Meets Needs of the Coast Guard." Commandant's Bulletin #27-82 (Dec 6 1982), pp. 14-15.

Chittick, Arden B. "Port Safety Industry Training." The Bulletin (Jan-Feb 1974), pp. 34-39.

"The [ Coast Guard ] Institute." Commandant's Bulletin (July 14 1980), pp. 6-8.

"Coast Guard Ski Patrol." The Bulletin (Jan-Feb 1971), pp. 11-12.

Cole, Tim. "Surfbusters." Popular Mechanics 163, no. 4 (Apr 1986), pp. 84-87, 154.

Cooney, Frederick G. "Bud."  "Leggins, Flat Hats, and Seabags: Coast Guard Boot Camp at Cape May, New Jersey, 1951."  Wreck & Rescue Vol. 6, No. 2 (Aug 2003), pp. 14-15.

Desh, Robert L. "NOBODY ASKED ME, BUT. . .Where Are All the Coast Guard Publication 1s?" Naval Institute Proceedings 129 (Aug 2003), p. 67.

Dickerson, Hubert. "Where Mechanics Are Trained: Stringent Engineering Instruction at Norfolk Training Station Provides Coast Guard with Ace Mechanics."  Coast Guard Magazine 14 No. 6 (Apr 1941), pp. 16-17.

Dobney, Mark.  "USCG Motor Lifeboat Capsizes on Columbia River Bar."  Wreck & Rescue No. 16 (Spring 2001), pp. 4-6.

Ebersole, John F. "A New Approach to Damage Control Training." Coast Guard Engineers Digest 22-214 (Spring, 1982), pp. 25-29.

"Enlisted Schools Supply Trained Men." Coast Guard Magazine (Dec 1942), p. 58.

Faigle, John N. "Augmentees Train Along Side Active Force Crews." The Officer 66 (Feb 1990), pp. 72-76, 78, 80-81.

Fearn, William R. "A Proposal for Revision of Aids to Navigation Training for Officers." The Bulletin (Jan-Feb 1964), pp. 53-55.

Frazer, Harry F. "Aviation Notes: Service Training of Fledglings." Coast Guard Engineers Digest [A.N.] (July 1941), pp. 1-2.

________. "To Replace the Old Days--Constant Training." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 9 (Nov 1952), p. 239.

Gardenier, John S. "Simulator Research and Training." Coast Guard Engineers Digest 22-216 (Fall 1982), pp. 35-36.

Grimm, Christopher A. "Coast Guard Officer Candidate School." The Bulletin (Nov/Dec 1981), pp. 31-35.

Hansen, Knud L. "The Advantage of Training in the Square Rigger [Eagle]." The Bulletin (Sep 1945), pp. 170-172.

Hartzel, Tony. "Spin Cycle [Cape Disappointment]." Coast Guard (May 1998), pp. 20-25.

Janson, Jennifer L. "Simulation Program Helps Coast Guard Sink Training Costs." PC Week 9, No. 4 (Jan 27, 1992), pp. 91-92.

Jascur, Stacey Jaudon. "Training for the Sky [ Coast Guard pilot training ]." Commandant's Bulletin (Apr 13 1984), pp. 20-21.

Kearney, Rob. "Rescue Swimmers Get One-Stop Training Shop." Commandant's Bulletin (June 1995), pp. 6-7.

Kelley, Mike. "Training Aireye Operators." Commandant's Bulletin (Dec 10, 1987), p. 7.

Knapp, James B. "Build Coast Guard Leaders For the New Era."  Naval Institute Proceedings 129 (Aug 2003), pp. 72-73.

Knutson, K.N. "Education and Training." Naval Institute Proceedings 115 (Oct 1989), pp. 159-160.

Lawrence, A.A. "The First Cadet Practice Cruise." The Bulletin (Feb 1942), pp. 169-174.

Lien, Maurice L. "The Draft: Countdown to Zero." The Retired Officer XXVIII (Aug 1972), pp. 30-36.

Lyons, Tod A. "Getting Down to Basics: 5,000 Men and Women Annually Attempt the Transition from Civilian to Military Life Via the Rigors of Cape May." Commandant's Bulletin (Dec 1991), pp. 2-8.

Marcott, R.J. "The Coast Guard Leadership and Management School." The Bulletin (Jul-Aug 1977), pp. 36-41.

"Maritime Training in Boston." Coast Guard Magazine (May 1941), pp. 20-21.

Murray, C.W. "Refresher Training - Readiness and Much More." The Bulletin (Nov-Dec 1977), pp. 35-37.

"Navigation Training Instituted in Mobile." Commandant's Bulletin #28-82 (Dec 20 1982), pp. 20-21.

"The Next Wave: The Coast Guard Partners with NASCAR For Recruiting and Diversity Outreach."  The United States Coast Guard: The Shield of Freedom [ A Government Services Group periodical ] (2004), pp. 34-41.

Pascal, W.A. "Dive School." Commandant's Bulletin (Feb 1991), pp. 42-43.

Pine, James. "A Recruiting and Training Program for the Coast Guard." The Bulletin (Aug 1946), pp. 126-128.

Powers, Paul. "Coast Guard Uses New Navy [ 9-D-5 ] Egress Trainer." Commandant's Bulletin (Apr 12 1982), pp. 17-19.

________. "Training the Boarding Team." Commandant's Bulletin (Dec 6 1985), pp. 10-13.

Prial, Frank J. "They Wear Their Rates Proudly, the Training of Skilled Radiomen of Paramount Importance." Coast Guard Magazine (Nov 1953), pp. 18-19.

Ramsey, Benjamin. "Reserve Training..." Coast Guard Magazine (Dec 1954), pp. 16-17.

Ruenzel, N.D. "SCANTS: State-of-the-Art Ship Simulation." Naval Institute Proceedings 112 (Feb 1986), p. 115.

Russell, Carlton E. "THE VTU: Untapped Resource for Training." The Bulletin (May-June 1972), pp. 52-55.

"Schools for Personnel."  Coast Guard Magazine (October, 1942), p. 10. [List of enlisted specialty training schools and their locations with starting dates for the next classes during the early years of World War II.]

"Skill and training handle a dangerous situation: The skill of the team is as important as the boat they drive!" Office of Navigation Safety and Waterway Services On Scene (2/92), pp. 32-33.

Solt, C.T. "The Training of Radiomen..." Coast Guard Magazine (Apr 1941), pp. 6-7, 18.

________. "The Training of Radiomen: The Second in a Series of Articles Describing Work of the Coast Guard Institute." Coast Guard Magazine 14 No. 6 (Apr 1941), pp 6-7, 18.

Speight, C.M. "Training a New Coast Guard-An All Hands Job." The Bulletin (May 1946), pp. 51-53.

"Training Center Cape May." Commandant's Bulletin (Sep 15 1980), pp. 7-9.

"A Training Course for Reserve Officers." The Bulletin (Jan 1942), pp. 157-158.

Waldron, Bob. "Sailing Toward a Coast Guard Career." The Columbus Dispatch Magazine (May 11, 1969), pp. 8-13.

Ward, Francis. "The Coast Guard Makes a Success of its Own Recruit Training System." Coast Guard Magazine (Nov 1927), pp. 5-7.

Webb, Andrew G. "Coast Guard Entry Level Officer Training: Adequate for Today's Service?" The Bulletin (July/Aug 1982), pp. 20-23.

Wisniewski, Doug. "Coast Guard Recruit Training -- Purpose and Outcomes." The Bulletin 65, No. 2 (Apr 2003), pp. 34-35.

Wood, Daniel N. "Part-Time Coast Guard or Full-Time Reserve?" Naval Institute Proceedings 110 (Oct 1984), pp. 88-94.

Books and Government Publications

Felsen, Henry G. He's in the Coast Guard Now. New York: Robert McBride and Company 1943.

Krietemeyer, George E. The Coast Guardsman's Manual. 8th ed. Annapolis: NIP, 1991.

Paxton, Glenn. The Coast Guard: From Civilian to Coast Guardsman. New York: The Viking Press, 1958.

Pearce, Charles A., ed. Right Down the Line. New York: Arrowhead Books, Inc., 1955.

Raymond, Jack. How to Serve and Get Ahead in the Armed Forces. New York: The Crowell-Collier Press, 1963.

Sipes, Joel D. Leadership in Service of Country and Humanity. New London: U.S. Coast Guard Academy 1968.

United States Coast Guard. The United States Coast Guard: A Career Service. Washington: GPO, 1954.

________. My Training, Rating, & Duties while in the United States Coast Guard. Washington: GPO, 1945.

United States Coast Guard Auxiliary. Bibliography of Publication for Public Education and Membership Training. Washington: GPO, 1966.

Unpublished Papers, Theses and Dissertations

Nash, Kathleen A. "Development and Evaluation of an Intern Orientation Workshop and a Supervisory Training Course for the Student Educational Employment Program at the Maintenance and Logistics Command Atlantic." Dissertation, Nova Southeastern University, 2002.