Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound receives new commander

Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound receives new commander
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Cmdr. Kevin B. Reed is frocked to captain during a ceremony at Sector Long Island Sound, in New Haven, Connecticut, April, 26, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Hunter Medley) NEW YORK – Cmdr. Kevin B. Reed was promoted to the rank of captain and assumed command of Coast Guard...

Coast Guard invites public to safety fun day at Station Oak Island, NC

Coast Guard invites public to safety fun day at Station Oak Island, NC
OAK ISLAND, N.C. — The Coast Guard invites the public to attend the annual U.S. Coast Guard Station Oak Island Safety Fun Day at the station, Saturday. Coast Guard crew members along with North Carolina first-response agencies will demonstrate a variety of search and rescue gear and procedures and will be available for interviews. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returns after 60-day patrol in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returns after 60-day patrol in Gulf of Mexico
USCG Cutter Dauntless File Photo HOUSTON — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returned to Coast Guard Sector Field Office Galveston, Texas, Sunday, after a 60-day patrol in the Gulf of Mexico. During the patrol, Dauntless served as an offshore command and control platform, executing multi-agency intelligence collection and law enforcement operations in support of the Coast Guard’s...

Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returns home from counter narcotics patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returns home from counter narcotics patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. Astoria, Ore. – The crew aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast (WMEC-623) returned home Friday to Astoria after a 60-day counter narcotic patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. While patrolling international waters off the coast of Mexico and Central America, Steadfast’s law enforcement boarding teams intercepted...

Vice President scheduled to speak at Coast Guard Academy Commencement Exercises

Vice President scheduled to speak at Coast Guard Academy Commencement Exercises
NEW LONDON, Conn. – The U.S. Coast Guard Academy is preparing to host Vice President Mike Pence, who is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at graduation ceremonies here, Wednesday, May 23. The 137th Commencement Exercises are scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. on Cadet Memorial Field. This event is not open to the public. The Vice President traditionally addresses the graduating class at one of...

Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder commissioned in Atlantic Beach

Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder commissioned in Atlantic Beach
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder mans the rails during the commissioning ceremony for the cutter in Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, April 20, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Office 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn) ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. — The Coast Guard commissioned North Carolina’s first Fast Response Cutter, the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder, during a ceremony in Atlantic...

Coast Guard cutters to offer free public tours during NOLA Navy Week

Coast Guard cutters to offer free public tours during NOLA Navy Week
Coast Guard Cutter Cypress file photo NEW ORLEANS – The crews of Coast Guard Cutters Benjamin Dailey and Cypress are scheduled to offer free public tours in New Orleans as part of NOLA Navy Week 2018. Coast Guard Cutter Benjamin Daily will be moored at the Julia Street Wharf and is open for tours during the following times: Friday, April 20 from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to 5...

Coast Guard Academy cadet presents at TEDxYale event

Cadet Evan Twarog gave a presentation on crisis mapping and using social media for Coast Guard applications during the final round of the student competition during the TEDxYale: Uncharted event March 3, 2018. The event highlighted nine featured speakers and five student speakers who presented their exploration of the uncharted. During Hurricane Harvey, Twarog contributed to the Coast Guard’s “crisis...

Coast Guard Academy cadet receives Fulbright Award to study energy engineering

Coast Guard Academy cadet receives Fulbright Award to study energy engineering
Cadet First Class Erin Wright photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Laughlin NEW LONDON, Conn. – Coast Guard Academy Cadet First Class Erin Wright has been awarded a 2018-2019 Fulbright scholarship to pursue a Master of Philosophy degree in Energy Engineering at Newcastle University, Newcastle, United Kingdom. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers research, study and teaching opportunities...