Coast Guard Cutter Mellon holds change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Cutter Mellon holds change-of-command ceremony
Capt. Darran McLenon (right) salutes Capt. Jose Jiménez (left)during the Coast Guard Cutter Mellon’s change of command ceremony in Seattle, July 31, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Norcross) SEATTLE — Capt. Darran McLenon relieved Capt. Jose Jiménez as commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Mellon, Friday. McLenon’s previous assignment was as the Pacific...

DHS Secretary attends Training Center Cape May graduation

DHS Secretary attends Training Center Cape May graduation
Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson shakes the hand of a Coast Guard recruit during a graduation ceremony, Friday, July 31, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Chief Warrant Officer John Edwards) CAPE MAY, N.J. — Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson attended a recruit graduation ceremony, Friday, at the Coast Guard Training Center Cape May. Johnson provided...

Navy League presents 2015 Douglas A. Munro Inspirational Leadership Award to South Jersey Coast Guardsman

Navy League presents 2015 Douglas A. Munro Inspirational Leadership Award to South Jersey Coast Guardsman
Atlantic City –  A crewmember at Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, New Jersey, received the 2015 Douglas A. Munro Inspirational Leadership Award during a ceremony at the Navy League of the United States National Convention held June 19. Petty Officer 2nd Class Noel Cordero, a storekeeper in the supply division of Air Station Atlantic City, was recognized for her performance of duty while...

Public Invited to Tour Coast Guard’s Newest National Security Cutter

Public Invited to Tour Coast Guard’s Newest National Security Cutter
NSC 5 James on builders trials in the Gulf of Mexico March 30, 2015. BOSTON – The Coast Guard’s latest 418-foot National Security Cutter, James (WSML 754), is scheduled to arrive at Coast Guard Base Boston, Monday to celebrate the 225th birthday of the U.S. Coast Guard. The public is invited to tour the new cutter on Tuesday, August 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Base Boston. The commissioning ceremony...

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to visit New York City

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to visit New York City
NEW YORK — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle is scheduled to be moored on the south side of Pier 5 in Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, New York, Friday as part of the 2015 cadet summer training deployment. The Eagle will be open for free public tours: Friday from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Eagle will be transiting through the New York Harbor...

Coast Guard dedicates Capt. Jimmie H. Hobaugh community center in Sault Ste. Marie

Coast Guard dedicates Capt. Jimmie H. Hobaugh community center in Sault Ste. Marie
Rear Adm. June Ryan and Capt. Steven Teschendorf, the Coast Guard Sector Sault Ste. Marie commander, dedicate the newly constructed Captain Jimmie H. Hobaugh community center in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich July 27, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of O’Gorman Photography/Released) SAULT STE MARIE, Mich. — Representatives from the U.S. Coast Guard 9th District, Coast Guard Sector Sault Ste....

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to visit Newport, Rhode Island

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to visit Newport, Rhode Island
The Coast Guard Barque Eagle in Boston Harbor. BOSTON — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle is scheduled to arrive at the Fort Adams State Park North Pier, Newport, Rhode Island, Friday as part of the 2015 cadet summer training deployment. The Eagle will be open for free public tours: * Friday from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. * Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 7 p.m. * Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Eagle will...

New Leader Takes Charge of Coast Guard Reserve Unit U.S. Southern Command

New Leader Takes Charge of Coast Guard Reserve Unit U.S. Southern Command
MIAMI, Fla. – Capt. Peter D. Conley, commanding officer of Coast Guard Reserve Unit U.S. Southern Command (CGRU SOUTHCOM), transferred command to Capt. Scott R. Linsky during a change of command ceremony at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, on Saturday, July, 25 2015. Captain Conley assumed duties as the Commanding Officer, Coast Guard Reserve Unit, U.S. Southern Command in July 2012. He will now be...

Coast Guard honors man, daughter for 2014 Bainbridge Island, Wash., rescue

Coast Guard honors man, daughter for 2014 Bainbridge Island, Wash., rescue
A Coast Guard Station Seattle boatcrew and members of the Meek family stand for a group photo, after Sean Meek and his daughter Grace received the Coast Guard Meritorious Public Service Award in a ceremony at Coast Guard Base Seattle. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Norcross) SEATTLE — Coast Guard officials presented a Coast Guard Meritorious Public Service Award to two...