America’s Tall Ship, Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, to visit Bourne

America's Tall Ship, Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, to visit Bourne
BOSTON – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle is scheduled to arrive at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy, in Bourne, Massachusetts, July 24, at 2:40 p.m. as part of their 2014 cadet summer training deployment. The Eagle is visiting Bourne for the Cape Cod Canal Centennial celebration. The Eagle will be open for free public tours on: Friday, July 25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 26 from 1...

Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay welcomes new commanding officer

Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay welcomes new commanding officer
McKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — Capt. Arthur Snyder assumed command of Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay from Capt. Salvatore Palmeri during a change of command ceremony Friday. As commander of the Sector, Snyder will oversee Coast Guard operations for 250 miles of coastline from the Mendocino-Sonoma County line north to the California-Oregon border. He will also direct Coast Guard boats and aircraft to...

Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma to hold Change of Command

Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma to hold Change of Command
BOSTON — Cmdr. Willie Carmichael is scheduled to relieve Cmdr. Michael Hudson as commanding officer of Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma during a change of command ceremony at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, at 10 a.m., on Friday. Cmdr. Hudson assumed command of the Tahoma on May 31, 2013. During his command, the Tahoma’s most notable accomplishments include two high profile...

Coast Guard Cutter Bear holds Change of Command

Coast Guard Cutter Bear holds Change of Command
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Cmdr. Andrew D. Meverden relieved Capt. David W. Ramassini of the duties and responsibilities as commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Bear during a change of command ceremony at Coast Guard Base Portsmouth Monday. Meverden reports from the Coast Guard Cutter Waesche in Alameda, California, where he served as the Executive Officer. Vice Adm. William “Dean” Lee, Coast...

Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast holds change of command

Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast holds change of command
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast held a change-of-command ceremony at the Museum of History and Industry Tuesday at 10 a.m. During the ceremony, Capt. Charles Alcock transfered command to Cmdr. John Bitterman. Rear Adm. Charles Ray, Commander of the Coast Guard’s Pacific Area, presided over the ceremony. Capt. Alcock has served as commanding officer of Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast...

Coast Guardsmen participate in Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run in Oregon

Coast Guardsmen participate in Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run in Oregon
NORTH BEND, Ore. — Crewmembers from seven Oregon-based Coast Guard units assisted in running the Special Olympics’ Flame of Hope torch during a weeklong relay that started at the Oregon-California border and ended in Depoe Bay, Monday. The torch traveled successfully along the coast throughout the area of responsibility of Coast Guard Sector North Bend. Coast Guardsmen assigned to Coast Guard...

Coast Guard Sector San Juan receives new commander for Coast Guard forces in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard Sector San Juan receives new commander for Coast Guard forces in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard Sector San Juan received a new commander for Coast Guard forces in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, following a change of command ceremony Tuesday at the Coast Guard base in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. Rear Adm. Jake H. Korn, Commander of the Coast Guard’s Seventh District, presided over the ceremony in which Capt. Robert W. Warren assumed command...

America’s Tall Ship, Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to visit New York

 America’s Tall Ship, Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to visit New York
New York – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle is scheduled to arrive at pier 86 in Manhattan, site of the Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum, July 17, as part of their 2014 cadet summer training deployment. The Eagle will be open for free public tours on Friday, July 18, from 10 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and on Saturday, July 19, from 10 a.m. to 7:00 pm. At 295 feet in length, the Eagle is the largest...

Coast Guard Cutter Midgett to hold change of command

Coast Guard Cutter Midgett to hold change of command
SEATTLE — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Midgett is scheduled to hold a change of command ceremony Wednesday at 1:00 pm at Coast Guard Base Seattle. During the ceremony, Capt. Laura Dickey will transfer command to Capt. Brendon McPherson. Vice Adm. Charles Ray, commander of Coast Guard Pacific Area, will preside over the ceremony. Dickey has been the commanding officer of Midgett since July 2012,...