Coast Guard participates in career day at elementary school in Pembroke Pines

Coast Guard participates in career day at elementary school in Pembroke Pines
Petty Officer 3rd Class Randy Doster, with Coast Guard Maintenance Augmentation Team Miami, helps Panther Run Elementary Students rescue a life ring during a career day held Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Erik Villa MIAMI — Members from Coast Guard 7th District units participated in a career day held Friday at Panther Run Elementary School in Pembroke Pines. The school hosted...

Coast Guard, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi sign Memorandum of Agreement

Coast Guard, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi sign Memorandum of Agreement
Rear Adm. Paul Thomas, Coast Guard 8th District commander, signs a Memorandum of Agreement with Dr. Kelly M. Quintanilla, president and CEO of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Feb. 20, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi officials signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) regarding cooperation in education and recruiting efforts...

Boston C4IT officer awarded for leadership

Boston C4IT officer awarded for leadership
Lt. Edward Costa, field operations officer for Base Boston C4IT department, goes through a server with Samuel Kornreich Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll) By Petty Officer Nicole J. Groll On Feb. 16, 2018, Lt. Edward Costa, field operations officer for the Coast Guard Base Boston C4IT department, was shocked and humbled when he won the Cmdr....

MAST Academy holds Pass in Review in Miami

MAST Academy holds Pass in Review in Miami
The school color guard stands in the football field of the Marine and Science Technology Academy during the Pass in Review in Miami, Feb. 21, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. MIAMI — The Maritime and Science Technology Academy held a Pass in Review ceremony for the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) in the junior leadership program on its...

Coast Guard civilian employee arrested in Clark County

Coast Guard civilian employee arrested in Clark County
SEATTLE — A Coast Guard civilian employee with the Coast Guard Investigative Service in Seattle was arrested Saturday and booked into Clark County Jail on charges of 2nd degree rape. Jonathan Sall, 56, of Poulsbo, was arrested by the Clark County Sheriff’s Office and is being held on $20,000 bail. The alleged incident occurred in Clark County. Sall was on assignment as the Special Agent in...

Coast Guard Cutter Active returns home after 7-week counterdrug and fisheries patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Active returns home after 7-week counterdrug and fisheries patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Active crewmembers conduct a fisheries boarding from the cutter’s 26-foot over-the-horizon small boat off the coast of California, Dec. 28, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. PORT ANGELES, Wash. – The crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Active returned to their homeport Feb. 13 in Port Angeles following a seven-week counterdrug and fisheries law enforcement patrol. The Active...

Coast Guard unit to receive DoD Reserve Family Readiness Award

Coast Guard unit to receive DoD Reserve Family Readiness Award
Petty Officer 2nd Class Bryan Shreaves, who is assigned to Port Security Unit 305, hugs his family after returning home Sunday, November 12, 2017. (U. S. Coast Guard photograph by Auxiliarist Trey Clifton) ALAMEDA, Calif. — A Coast Guard reserve unit is scheduled to receive a Department of Defense Family Readiness Award March 23 during a ceremony at the Pentagon in Washington. Port Security Unit...

Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound commander temporarily relieved of duty

Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound commander temporarily relieved of duty
BOSTON — Capt. Andrew Tucci was temporarily removed from command of Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound, in New Haven, Connecticut, Monday, by Rear Adm. Steven Poulin, First Coast Guard District commander due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command. Poulin appointed Cmdr. Kevin Reed, deputy commander of Sector Long Island Sound, to assume command of the Sector. Tucci is being reassigned...

Coast Guard Cutter Northland returns to Portsmouth after Eastern Pacific patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Northland returns to Portsmouth after Eastern Pacific patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Northland patrols the Eastern Pacific during an 81-day mission spanning December 2017-February 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt.j.g. Samuel N. Williams)   PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Northland returned to Portsmouth Thursday following an 81-day, counter-drug patrol in the Eastern Pacific. The crew of the Northland interdicted five vessels, detained...