Coast Guard Academy football team to change conferences in 2017

Coast Guard Academy football team to change conferences in 2017
Boston, Mass. – The New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) is excited to announce that it will begin sponsoring the sport of football starting in the 2017 season. Conference members, the United States Coast Guard Academy, MIT, Springfield College and WPI will be joined by Maine Maritime Academy, the United States Merchant Marine Academy, and Norwich University, who...

Coast Guard Cutters Diligence, Cushing open for public tours for NC Azalea Festival

Coast Guard Cutters Diligence, Cushing open for public tours for NC Azalea Festival
WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard Cutters Diligence and Cushing are open for public tours for the 68th Annual North Carolina Azalea Festival this weekend at the Cape Fear Riverside in downtown Wilmington. Interactive exhibits aboard will allow visitors to understand life aboard a Coast Guard cutter. Visitors will have the opportunity to experience traditional methods of navigation, deck seamanship,...

First Coast Guard District leaders honor top performing enlisted members

First Coast Guard District leaders honor top performing enlisted members
Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Damien Renzi is recognized at Coast Guard Base Boston, April 2, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Aux. Chris Scott) BOSTON — Coast Guard leaders and distinguished guests joined together April 2, 2015, to recognize and honor 26 outstanding enlisted members at the 17th annual 1st District Enlisted Person of the Year award luncheon at Coast Guard Base Boston. The EPOY...

Coast Guard, Royal Canadian Forces, New York Air National Guard conduct Search and Rescue Exercise

Coast Guard, Royal Canadian Forces, New York Air National Guard conduct Search and Rescue Exercise
A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod helicopter crew works with a Coast Guard Cutter Seneca crew to conduct hoists during Operation Orange Flag in Rhode Island Sound April 1, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jimmy Clay) BOSTON — U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod held Operation Orange Flag, an international and interagency search and rescue exercise, in Rhode Island Sound,...

Coast Guard searching for new Los Angeles area base, helicopter operations to shift to Point Mugu

Coast Guard searching for new Los Angeles area base, helicopter operations to shift to Point Mugu
A lifeguard from Baywatch Marina Del Rey, Calif., prepares to receive a rescue basket from a helicopter from Air Station Los Angeles during a training exercise Jan. 9, 2015. ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard is searching for a new base of operations for helicopter crews serving the greater Los Angeles area. The current facility, which has been located in leased hangars and support buildings at Los...

Overlooked service

Overlooked service
Lt. Jack Rittichier in front of an HH-52A prior to his deployment to Vietnam–another Coast Guard exchange pilot, LCDR Lonnie Mixon–is to Rittichier’s right by Lt. Krystyn Pecora Every day, dozens of military members, retirees and family members hurriedly pass through the doors of the administration building at the Coast Guard base in Portsmouth, Virginia. For most of these individuals,...

Naval history, Coast Guard operations meet in Corpus Christi

Naval history, Coast Guard operations meet in Corpus Christi
The Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless transits the Caribbean Sea. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Renee C. Aiello CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless, homeported in Galveston, is scheduled to moor at the Coast Guard Harbor Facility in Corpus Christi for the first time Sunday, and will become a piece of its own history. The 3 inch anti-aircraft gun that is on...

11th Coast Guard District names active duty, reserve person of the year 2014

11th Coast Guard District names active duty, reserve person of the year 2014
Vice Adm. Charles Ray, commander, Coast Guard Pacific Area (far left), and Rear Adm. Joseph Servidio, commander, 11th Coast Guard District (far right), congratulate the 2014 Active Duty and Reserve Person of the Year during a ceremony held at Coast Guard Training Center Petaluma, Calif., Friday, April 3, 2015. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jordan Akiyama.ALAMEDA, Calif. – The...

Coast Guardsman found not guilty of sexual assault

Coast Guardsman found not guilty of sexual assault
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Edwin R. Angulo, 26, was found not guilty on two specifications (counts) of violating Uniform Code of Military Justice Article 120 – Sexual Assault at the conclusion of a general court-martial Friday afternoon in Key West, Florida. The court-martial verdict followed a three-month Coast Guard investigation, which indicated that there was...