Coast Guard, Alaska ANG deliver supplies for forward operating location in Kotzebue, Alaska

Coast Guard, Alaska ANG deliver supplies for forward operating location in Kotzebue, Alaska
Tech. Sgt. Tom Hough (right), a loadmaster assigned to the 249th Airlift Squadron with the Alaska Air National Guard, signals to raise a pallet of equipment and supplies to load onboard a C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft at Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak in Kodiak, Alaska, June 19, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Bill Colclough. ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Coast Guard and the...

Cutter Waesche returns home after interdicting $266 million of cocaine during counterdrug mission

Cutter Waesche returns home after interdicting $266 million of cocaine during counterdrug mission
USCG File Photo ALAMEDA, Calif. – The 126-member crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Waesche returned to Coast Guard Island in Alameda, Calif. following a 58-day, 12,000 nautical-mile deployment to the Eastern Pacific Ocean, Monday. Since Waesche’s departure from Alameda on April 22, the cutter patrolled international waters off the coast of Central America, disrupting Transnational Organized Crime...

Coast Guard Cutter Cobia holds change of command

Coast Guard Cutter Cobia holds change of command
NEW ORLEANS – Lt. j.g. Patrick T. Kelly relieved Lt. Nathan E. Quellhorst as commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Cobia during their official change-of-command ceremony at the GulfQuest Maritime Museum in Mobile, Ala., Monday. Quellhorst assumed the command of the Cobia in May 2015. He has been selected for the Coast Guard Financial Management Program and will be attending Ohio State University,...

Air Station Cape Cod holds Air Medal ceremony for heroic, lifesaving efforts

Air Station Cape Cod holds Air Medal ceremony for heroic, lifesaving efforts
A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod crew poses for a photo with Representative William Keating (D-MA-9), and Rear Adm. Steven Poulin, commander, First Coast Guard District, Monday, June 19, 2017, in Cape Cod. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Barresi) BOSTON — Petty Officer 2nd Class Mario Estevane, an aviation survival technician from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, received...

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton conducts change of command

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton conducts change of command
Capt. Scott Clendenin, right, transfers command of the Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton to Capt. Mark Gordon, left, Monday June 19, 2017, during a change of command ceremony in Charleston, South Carolina.U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Anthony L. Soto CHARLESTON, N.C. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton conducted a change of command ceremony Monday at the Federal Law Enforcement...

Coast Guard Cutter Campbell home from 65-day counter narcotics patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Campbell home from 65-day counter narcotics patrol
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Campbell, on patrol Monday, May 15, 2017, during a two-month counter-drug patrol in the Caribbean Sea and Eastern Pacific Ocean.   U.S. Coast Guard photo. BOSTON — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returned to its homeport in Kittery, Maine, Sunday following a two-month counter-drug patrol in the Caribbean Sea and Eastern Pacific Ocean. The 270-foot medium endurance...

Coast Guard father, daughter track roots of maritime security

Coast Guard father, daughter track roots of maritime security
Wayne Ormsbee, a Coast Guard civilian employee, and his daughter Petty Officer 2nd Class Keisha Kerr, reenact World War II Coast Guard mounted patrols at Fourth Cliff Recreation Area in Humarock, Massachusetts, Monday, June 5, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Barresi) By Auxiliarist Reid Oslin Photos by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Barresi A New England-based Coast...

Coast Guard ‘paper pusher’ answers the call for help after car wreck

Coast Guard ‘paper pusher’ answers the call for help after car wreck
Petty Officer 2nd Class Nancy Wilson stands where she assisted a man ejected from his vehicle in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, June 7, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn) Elizabeth City – Kicking a plume of dust into the morning air, a Chevy Tahoe veered off Route 17 South, hit a ditch, rolled and ejected its driver. Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class...

Coast Guard Sector Mobile holds change of command

Coast Guard Sector Mobile holds change of command
Capt. Malcolm R. McLellan relieved Capt. Joseph H. Snowden as commanding officer of Coast Guard Sector Mobile in an official change-of-command ceremony, in Mobile, Ala., June 16, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) NEW ORLEANS – Capt. Malcolm R. McLellan relieved Capt. Joseph H. Snowden as commanding officer of Coast Guard Sector Mobile in an official change-of-command ceremony, in Mobile, Ala., Friday. Snowden...