U.S. Coast Guard Reserve History
Guard Reserve: A Historical Bibliography
of the Coast Guard Reserve
S. Coast Guard, Public Information Division. The Coast Guard at War:
Temporary Reserve. Vol. XX. Washington, DC: US Coast Guard, 1948 (The official
history of the Temporary Reserve during World War II).
Issue of the Coast Guard Reservist Magazine & Digitized Back
Chronology of the Coast Guard's Involvement in the Persian
Guard Liaison Officer's After-Action Report for Desert Shield & Desert
Active-Reserve Integration in the Coast Guard, a report by
Institute for Defense Analyses by John R. Brinkerhoff & Stanley A. Horowitz
(IDA Report D-1864: October 1996).
"The Changing Role
of the United States Coast Guard Reservist", a Master of Arts Thesis by
Casey E. Johnson, USCGR (Charles Town, WV: American Public University,
manning levels of the service from 1947 to 2012, including the Reserve
Oral Histories of Reservists (Peace-Time):
- Motor Machinist Mate George Cheney's Memoirs:
Officer Cheney served in the active duty and reserves from 1947 to
1963. He served aboard the Dexter, General Greene, and
well as ashore at LORAN Station St. Paul and Sentinel Island Light
Station, both in Alaska. He describes what it was like to: care for old diesel
engines, stand watch in a cold and tossing engine room while serving on an
ocean station, suffering through chronic seasickness, and what life was
like at an isolated light station.
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