Coast Guard Cutter Rollin Fritch commissioning ceremony

Coast Guard Cutter Rollin Fritch commissioning ceremony
PHILADELPHIA – Adm. Paul F. Zukunft, Commandant of the Coast Guard, gives the order for the crew of the Rollin Fritch to lay aboard and man their stations at the ship’s commissioning in Cape May, New Jersey, Saturday Nov. 19, 2016.  U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 1st Class Seth Johnson Cape May – Adm. Paul F. Zukunft, Commandant of the Coast Guard, presided over a...

Elizabeth City, NC, becomes a Coast Guard City

Elizabeth City, NC, becomes a Coast Guard City
Coast Guard Ceremonial Honor Guard Silent Drill Team members perform during a ceremony officially designating Elizabeth City, N.C., a Coast Guard City, Friday, May 29, 2015 (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn) Elizabeth City, N.C. — Elizabeth City was officially declared a Coast Guard City Friday during a ceremony at the Museum of the Albemarle in Elizabeth City. Adm....

Video – Coast Guard Commandant and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Holiday Greetings

Video - Coast Guard Commandant and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Holiday Greetings
Fran and I extend a heartfelt seasons greetings to our Coast Guard family around the world. We are especially grateful for the dedication and sacrifice of those Coast Guard men and women – and all members of the Armed Forces – who stand the watch. We were honored to spend the Thanksgiving holiday with our men and women stationed at Patrol Forces Southwest Asia and saw firsthand those who place...

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton commissioned into active service for homeland security missions

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton commissioned into active service for homeland security missions
CHARLESTON – Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton, the first national security cutter homeported on the East Coast, entered into active service today at Union Pier Terminal in downtown Charleston. The Coast Guard commissioning party salutes the American flag during a ceremony to commission Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton Dec. 6, 2014. (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Lehmann) The commissioning...

Coast Guard to commission National Security Cutter Hamilton in Charleston on Saturday

Coast Guard to commission National Security Cutter Hamilton in Charleston on Saturday
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard will commission its newest national security cutter, Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton (WMSL 753) during an 11 a.m. ceremony Saturday at the Port of Charleston-Union Pier Terminal in Charleston, South Carolina. The cutter will be homeported in Charleston at the Fleet Law Enforcement Training Center. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul F. Zukunft will deliver the ceremony’s...

Coast Guard Commandant’s Message on the 224th Birthay of the U.S. Coast Guard

Coast Guard Commandant's Message on the 224th Birthay of the U.S. Coast Guard
Admiral Paul F. Zukunft, Commandant, U. S. Coast Guard Today we celebrate the 224th birthday of the United States Coast Guard. We do so at a time when the Coast Guard is in greater demand than at any time in our history. The challenges faced by our Nation, especially in our own Hemisphere, present opportunities and new demands for our Service. This year Coast Guard forces are engaged in operations...

Adm. Zukunft assumes command of Coast Guard

Adm. Zukunft assumes command of Coast Guard
WASHINGTON – Adm. Paul F. Zukunft assumed command as the 25th commandant of the Coast Guard today, relieving Adm. Bob Papp during a military ceremony at the Douglas A. Munro Coast Guard Headquarters Building. “Adm. Papp’s leadership and resolve have left an indelible mark on the service,” said Zukunft. “The Coast Guard is more proficient, more capable and more resilient due to his contributions...