Boatswains among birds — the secret salts of Elizabeth City

Boatswains among birds — the secret salts of Elizabeth City
A view of Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina’s, boathouse, March 10, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn) Elizabeth City, NC – Perhaps the best kept boat station secret in the Mid-Atlantic region lies nestled within the largest Coast Guard facility in the country, at Coast Guard Base Elizabeth City in Eastern North Carolina. Coast Guard Station Elizabeth...

Coast Guard bomb sniffing dog retires after 6 years of service

Coast Guard bomb sniffing dog retires after 6 years of service
Chief Bert, a Coast Guard bomb sniffing dog from the Maritime Safety and Security Team Galveston retired May 22, 2015, at a ceremony held at the MSST in Galveston, Texas. HOUSTON — A Coast Guard Explosive Detection K9 retired after six years of service, Friday, in a retirement ceremony held at the Maritime Safety and Security Team in Galveston, Texas. Chief Bert, a Coast Guard military working dog...