Coast Guard, Air Force unite for Great American Teach-In at Pinellas County schools

Coast Guard, Air Force unite for Great American Teach-In at Pinellas County schools
Service members take a moment for group photo Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at the Cross Bayou Elementary School during the fourth annual Great American Teach-In – Tour Across Pinellas.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael De Nyse) PINELLAS PARK, Fla. — Service members stationed at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg and MacDill Air Force Base spoke at numerous Pinellas County...

PSU 305 returns home after 9 month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

PSU 305 returns home after 9 month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
Petty Officer 2nd Class Frank Robledo smiles as he embraces his family at the Ft. Eustis Reserve Center on Nov. 12, 2017, at Fort Eustis, Virginia.  (Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua L. Canup.) ALAMEDA, Calif. – Members from Coast Guard Port Security Unit 305 returned to Fort Eustis, Virginia, Sunday following a nine-month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in support of...

Coast Guard offloads approximately 10 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades

Coast Guard offloads approximately 10 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Spencer stands next to approximately 10 tons of seized contraband prior to disposition at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Third Class Brandon Murray MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Spencer offloaded approximately 10 tons of cocaine and 23 kilograms of heroin Tuesday in Port Everglades...

Cutter Venturous returns home after conducting hurricane relief, law enforcement operations

Cutter Venturous returns home after conducting hurricane relief, law enforcement operations
The Coast Guard Cutter Venturous returns to it’s homeport in St. Petersburg, Florida, Nov. 13, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley J. Johnson.) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Venturous returned home Monday to St. Petersburg following a 69-day patrol conducting hurricane relief and law enforcement operations in the Caribbean Sea. The crew...

2017 New York City Veterans Day Parade

2017 New York City Veterans Day Parade
Capt. Jason Tama, Sector New York deputy commander, and Master Chief Petty Officer Marcus Evans, Sector New York command master chief, participate in a wreath laying ceremony before the New York City Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11, 2017. With more than 40,000 participants, the New York City Veterans Day Parade is the largest Veterans Day event in the U.S. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class...

Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire, Ocean Safety conduct joint training on Hawaii’s North Shore

Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire, Ocean Safety conduct joint training on Hawaii's North Shore
An Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services rescue craft operator is hoisted into a Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter during joint training on Oahu’s North Shore Nov. 7, 2017, ahead of the island’s famed annual high surf season.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point) HONOLULU — Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department and Ocean Safety...

Coast Guard takes part in Norfolk State University Veterans Day Program

Coast Guard takes part in Norfolk State University Veterans Day Program
Vice Adm. Karl Schultz, commander, Coast Guard Atlantic Area, speaks during a Veterans Day event at Norfolk State University, Nov. 9, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Adam Stanton PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Vice Adm. Karl Schultz, commander, Coast Guard Atlantic Area and Rear Adm. Erroll M. Brown, Coast Guard retired, spoke during a Veterans Day event at Norfolk State University...

Coast Guard to host Veterans Day ceremony in Port Angeles, Wash.

Coast Guard to host Veterans Day ceremony in Port Angeles, Wash.
PORT ANGELES, Wash. — Coast Guard Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles, in conjunction with the Clallam County Veterans Association, will host its annual Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 11 at 10:30 a.m. Air Station/SFO Port Angeles has been designated as a regional Veterans Day observance site for the 21st straight year by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The public is welcome to attend...

12 Coast Guardsmen receive Navy Combat Action Ribbon

12 Coast Guardsmen receive Navy Combat Action Ribbon
Vice Adm. Karl Schultz, Coast Guard Atlantic Area commander, presents 12 Coast Guardsmen assigned to the Maritime Security Response Team with the Navy Combat Action Ribbon in Chesapeake, Va., Nov. 8, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Adam Stanton. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Twelve Coast Guardsmen assigned to the Maritime Security Response Team in Chesapeake were presented with the...