Coast Guard convenes general court-martial for Coast Guardsman accused of sexually assault

Coast Guard convenes general court-martial for Coast Guardsman accused of sexually assault
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard Atlantic Area is scheduled to convene a general court-martial at Coast Guard Sector Key West in Key West, Florida Tuesday, Mar. 31, 2015 for a Coast Guardsman accused of sexual assault. Petty Officer 3rd Class Edwin R. Angulo, 26, is accused of the violating Article 120 (2 specifications of sexual assault) of the Uniform Code of Military Justice: Vice Adm. William Lee,...

14th Coast Guard District recognizes Enlisted Person of the Year

14th Coast Guard District recognizes Enlisted Person of the Year
HONOLULU – Petty Officer 1st Class Charles B. Palmer was recognized as the 2014 active-duty enlisted person of the year for the 14th Coast Guard District during a ceremony at Coast Guard Base Honolulu, Friday. As the executive petty officer of Coast Guard Cutter Ahi, Palmer guided the crew through 25 multi-mission patrols, 74 law enforcement boardings, 15 search and rescue cases, multiple cruise...

14th Coast Guard District recognizes Reserve Enlisted Person of the Year

14th Coast Guard District recognizes Reserve Enlisted Person of the Year
HONOLULU – Petty Officer 1st Class Alfred C. Jurison III was recognized as the 2014 reserve enlisted person of the year during a ceremony at Coast Guard Base Honolulu, Friday. Jurison, a boatswain’s mate assigned to Coast Guard Station Honolulu, was recalled to active service in 2014 as an instructor for Pacific Command, Joint Interagency Task Force West where he frequently deployed throughout...

Coast Guard commissions Key West’s sixth fast response cutter

Coast Guard commissions Key West's sixth fast response cutter
The Coast Guard commissioned the Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Fla., March 28, 2015. Mayo is the sixth Sentinel Class Fast Response Cutter to be homeported in Key West. Each FRC is named for an enlisted Coast Guard hero who distinguished him or herself in the line of duty. This vessel is named after Coast Guard hero, Isaac Mayo. In the spring of 1879 a raging snowstorm...

Coast Guardsmen honor fallen shipmate near Vashon Island, Wash.

Coast Guardsmen honor fallen shipmate near Vashon Island, Wash.
Boatcrews from Coast Guard Station Seattle, Maritime Safety and Security Team 91101, Coast Guard Cutter Midgett and Safeboat International convene for an at-sea wreath laying ceremony in honor of Petty Officer 3rd Class Ronald Gill Jr. near Vashon Island, Wash., March 25, 2015. Boats from each unit, as well as a 65-foot boat built by Safeboat for the Tunisian navy, were strung together, serving as...

Coast Guard Base Portsmouth holds change of command ceremony

Coast Guard Base Portsmouth holds change of command ceremony
Capt. Brenda Kerr (left) assumes the duties and responsibilities as commanding officer of Base Portsmouth from Capt. Joel Dolbeck (right), under the supervision of Rear Adm. Thomas W. Jones Friday in Portsmouth, VA. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer Dominick Bulone)PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard personnel at Base Portsmouth held a change-of-command ceremony Friday in Portsmouth. Capt....

Milwaukee Coast Guard unit celebrates Women’s History Month

Milwaukee Coast Guard unit celebrates Women’s History Month
Capt. Amy Cocanour, commander of Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan, addresses the audience at the inaugural Women’s Symposium at the Milwaukee War Memorial, March 26, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ensign Tom Morrell)MILWAUKEE — Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan hosted its inaugural Women’s Symposium at the Milwaukee War Memorial, Thursday. The symposium was attended by more than 120 Coast...

Arctic Coast Guard Forum Experts Meet at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters

Arctic Coast Guard Forum Experts Meet at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters
Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft speaks during the Arctic Coast Guard Forum (ACGF), a cooperative initiative between nations with shared maritime interests in the Arctic, at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, March 25, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley) WASHINGTON – Citing an increasing need to ensure safety, security, and stewardship of Arctic...

New Jersey Resolution Declares Annual Coast Guard Week

New Jersey Resolution Declares Annual Coast Guard Week
Capt. Todd Prestidge, commanding officer Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, Assemblyman Bob Andrzejczak, Petty Officer 1st Class Lisa Zammiello and Lt. Kate McHenry pose together following the presentation of a proclamation that declares the first week in August, each year, to be designated “Coast Guard Week.” (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Chief Warrant Officer John Edwards) TRENTON, N.J....