Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, Band coming to New Bedford

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, Band coming to New Bedford
The Coast Guard Band performs  June 1, 2018.  Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lisa Ferdinando BOSTON — Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, ‘America’s Tall Ship,’ is scheduled to visit New Bedford, Aug. 10-13. The 295-foot Barque Eagle is set to dock at the State Pier Friday, Aug. 10, and will have the following free and public tour schedule: Friday, Aug. 10, 1-4 p.m. Saturday,...

Commandants Christmas Message and Something Special for Our Readers

Commandants Christmas Message and Something Special for Our Readers
Coast Guard commandant Adm. Paul F. Zukunft shares his 2017 holiday greeting with the Coast Guard family.  . Bands from the armed services perform “Carol of the Bells.” Featured are service members from the U.S. Air Force Band of the Pacific, the U.S. Coast Guard Band, “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band, the U.S. Air Force Academy Cadet Chorale, U.S....

Coast Guard Band to play free December holiday concerts in DC, Northern Virginia

Coast Guard Band to play free December holiday concerts in DC, Northern Virginia
Members of the U.S. Coast Guard Band rehearse in Leamy Hall at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Cory J. Mendenhall. WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard Band is scheduled to perform four free holiday concerts in the District of Columbia and Northern Virginia with each concert being a different ensemble of instruments and musical styles. All concerts are...

Mexican Tall Ship to visit New London

Mexican Tall Ship to visit New London
NEW LONDON, Conn. – The ARM Cuauhtémoc (kwawˈte.mok), tall ship of the Mexican Navy, will visit New London May 2-6. The ship will be open for tours, and its crew is expected to visit the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, Mayor Michael Passero announced today. A 270-foot barque built in 1982, the Cuauhtémoc serves as a training ship for the Mexican Navy. The vessel, commanded by Capt. Pedro Mata Cervantes,...

From the Bridge Wing 10-11-2013

From the Bridge Wing 10-11-2013
This Day in Coast Guard History: 1896 – The crew of the Pea Island (North Carolina) Life-Saving Station, under the command of Keeper Richard Etheridge, performed one of their finest rescues when they saved the passengers and crew of the schooner E.S. Newman, after that ship ran aground during a hurricane. Pushed before the storm, the ship lost all sails and drifted almost 100 miles before it...

Coast Guard Band to bid farewell to director Capt. Kenneth W. Megan with free concert

Coast Guard Band to bid farewell to director Capt. Kenneth W. Megan with free concert
NEW LONDON, Conn. — The U.S. Coast Guard Band will hold a special concert to honor departing director Capt. Kenneth W. Megan Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013 at 2 p.m in Leamy Concert Hall at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. The band will be augmented by many former members for Capt. Megan’s final concert, where the baton will be passed to the new director, Lt. Cmdr. Adam Williamson. This diverse program...

Coast Guard Band performs with New York Philharmonic

Coast Guard Band performs with New York Philharmonic
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard Band performed with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra in the Star-Spangled Celebration held at Lincoln Center’s Avery Hall in Manhattan, July 4, 2013. Based at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., the Coast Guard Band, a 55-member ensemble performed with the Philharmonic Orchestra to celebrate Independence Day for the sold-out event. “The Coast Guard Band...

Coast Guard Band to perform last summer concert of 2012

Coast Guard Band to perform last summer concert of 2012
NEW LONDON, Conn. — The U.S. Coast Guard Band is scheduled to perform an outdoor concert at Fort Trumbull State Park on Sunday at 5 p.m. Cdr. Kenneth Megan will be promoted to captain before the concert and will then lead the band through an exciting performance. The program consists of jazz pieces by Cy Payne, Nat King Cole, Eden Ahbez, Rutz and Gimble and Kenneth Hesketh. The band will also play...

Video – Happy Holidays from the Coast Guard

A Happy Holidays video message from Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp from aboard Coast Guard Cutter Monomoy. “Let It Snow” performed by the Coast Guard Band. U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kelly Parker.