Top 10 Custom Coast Guard T-Shirts at VSW
What is . . .
Top 10 Custom Coast Guard T-Shirts at VSW ?
Quicker than the Goddess Nike?
Driven by molten steel?
Hammered with the force of a battalion of fire breathing horses?
It’s the most geographically prepared military branch in the US arsenal: The United States Coast Guard!
Here are the TOP 10 Custom USCG Designs from VSW
(As determined by Frost Call, Sarge Strike and Webmaster Matt, arguing for a while about which ones are the coolest. It’s all very scientific!)
10. USCG Sector Long Island Sound
The backbone of the United States Coast Guard are the Chiefs! The Chiefs train and lead the Guardsmen and their messes are the meeting places where decisive decisions are made about their commands, their cutters and crews and the personnel that serve as US Guardsmen. Sector Long Island Mess for the USCG Chief’s asked for a custom design that had colorful elements including the single most identifying element: The anchors of the Chief, Senior Chief and Master Chief!
9. USCG RAID Team
Was the USCG in Operation Iraqi Freedom?
Ever seen a sand Scorpion at the bow of a US Coast Guard boat? This colorful shirt displays a concept VSW created during OIF.
The United States Coast Guard has also served in Afghanistan. The mission of the Raid Team is extremely important.
The U.S. Coast Guard’s RAID in Afghanistan.
8. Station Portsmouth Chesapeake Bay
Deter. Protect. Save. A design created for USCG Station Portsmouth! Blue Crabs were in season!
7. Station Grand Isle
Created for the men and women of the USCG stationed at Grand Isle. Wanting elements of the storm, Lousiana, the Flir De Lis, motor life boats and life saver with station named emblazoned on it this group of Guarsdmen wanted a custom USCG shirt design specifically for them.
6. Atlantic Beach, NC
Lifesavers of the Crystal Coast! The USCG complement of Guardsmen made this Coast Guard design one of the year with the details like the Fort Macon lighthouse, Cape Lookout, Nautical compasses and maps along with the rates for Boatswain’s Mate and Enginemen!
5. Anchoring The Gulf Coast
Remember the Deepwater Horizon accident? Miles upon miles of Gold Coast Cleanup where the United States Coast Guard provided the most essential personnel and equipment to wage war on a fiery sub oceanic oil well blazing fire and spewing oil and devastation! The US Coast Guard asked for a custom shirt design that would help keep the morale of the hours of hours of no sleep while the pressure to put out the fire and do everything possible to stop the consuming oil spill. This design became one of the most popular and well known design throughout the USCG.
4. USCG Grand Isle
The US Coast Guard Cutter Grand Isle, a powerful and important asset within the US Coast Guard arsenal requested a custom design for their ship and crew.
3. Harriet Lane Cutter
Detect. Intercept. Interdict. The crew aboard the US Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane requested a design that illustrated her bow, with crossed M-4’s, and its pursuit of a fast boat.
2. Guardians of the Graveyard
The Cape Hatteras lighthouse, the graveyard of the Atlantic, where ships are strewn about the floor of the ocean’s depths. These wrecks attempted to make landfall amidst the terryifying storms of the deep Atlantic.
All these elements and the navigational maps are displayed on this USCG rescuers t-shirt.
1. Kodiak Bear Charger
- Settled by Russians in 1792
- Sixth largest city in Alaska
- Average annual rainfall 74.2 inches
- Average annual snowfall 84.5 inches
- Home of the largest Coast Guard Base
- 252 air miles southwest of Anchorage
- Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge —2491 square miles
- Second largest island in the United States
- Home of the Kodiak brown bear the worlds largest carnivore
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