Coast Guard to court-martial petty officer accused of child endangerment

Coast Guard to court-martial petty officer accused of child endangerment
ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to hold a general court-martial Tuesday at Coast Guard Island in Alameda for a petty officer accused of child endangerment. Petty Officer 2nd Class Jimmy Barlow is accused of violating the Uniform Code of Military Justice, Article 134 – child endangerment resulting in gross bodily harm. Barlow is the subject of a six-year investigation by both the...

Marine Safety Detachment Port Canaveral holds ribbon-cutting ceremony

Marine Safety Detachment Port Canaveral holds ribbon-cutting ceremony
Linda Morros, Brevard Couty Sheriff’s Office precinct director for Port Canaveral, Capt. Todd Wiemers, commander, Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville, Capt. John Murray, CEO of Port Canaveral, and Wayne Justice, vice chairman of the Canaveral Port Authority, cut the ribbon to Marine Safety Detachment Port Canaveral’s new building in Port Canaveral, Florida, Nov. 29, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard to hold memorial ceremony Saturday for murdered shipmate

Coast Guard to hold memorial ceremony Saturday for murdered shipmate
SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to hold a wreath-laying ceremony near Smugglers Cove in memory of Senior Chief Petty Officer Terrell E. Horne on the five year anniversary of his passing Saturday. A native of Mountain View, Horne attended Patterson High School in Patterson, and enlisted in the Coast Guard Feb. 2, 1999. As a boatswain’s mate, Horne served in Humboldt Bay, Charleston...

Annual Service of Lessons and Carols to be held at Coast Guard Academy

Annual Service of Lessons and Carols to be held at Coast Guard Academy
NEW LONDON. Conn. – The Coast Guard Academy will hold its annual Service of Lessons and Carols, Dec. 6 at the U. S. Coast Guard Memorial Chapel. The service is free and open to the public. Chief Petty Officer Megan Sesma, Coast Guard Band harpist and the Cadet Handbell Choir will be performing prelude music at 6:45 p.m. The Service of Lessons and Carols will begin at 7 p.m. featuring the Cadet Glee...

Air Station Traverse City selected to host 2018 Coast Guard Aviation Association gathering

Air Station Traverse City selected to host 2018 Coast Guard Aviation Association gathering
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City personnel will host members of the Coast Guard Aviation Association, also known as the Ancient Order of the Pterodactyl, Sept. 6-9, 2018. On November 9th, the national chapter of the Coast Guard Aviation Association selected Traverse City as the location for the annual conference, colloquially called the “roost”, in recognition of the...

Coast Guard, partner agencies to conduct SAR exercise off Kauai, Thursday

Coast Guard, partner agencies to conduct SAR exercise off Kauai, Thursday
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Kauai Fire Department, Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services and Kauai Police Department are scheduled to conduct a search and rescue exercise off Poipu, Kauai, Hawaii, Thursday. The exercise will take place on the water and in the air off Poipu with Coast Guard and local agencies...

Thanksgiving Remarks by President Trump at Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet

Thanksgiving Remarks by President Trump at Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet
President Trump visited Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet on Thanksgiving.

Coast Guard Cutter Healy crew returns from Arctic for Thanksgiving

Coast Guard Cutter Healy crew returns from Arctic for Thanksgiving
Fireman Nichole Vepeda throws a line over the side of Coast Guard Cutter Healy as it moors to the pier at Coast Guard Base Seattle, November 21, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Ayla Kelley. SEATTLE — Coast Guard Cutter Healy and its 87 crew returned home to Seattle Tuesday in time for Thanksgiving following a 147 day deployment conducting science operations during four diverse...

Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returns to Boston following 3-month counter narcotic patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returns to Boston following 3-month counter narcotic patrol
Family members welcomed the Coast Guard Cutter Spencer home to Boston, Tuesday, November 21, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cynthia Oldham. BOSTON — The Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returned home to Boston Tuesday following a highly successful 90-day patrol fighting transnational organized crime networks in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, and training for multi-national search...