Coast Guard Base Alameda gets new commanding officer

Coast Guard Base Alameda gets new commanding officer
Capt. Jose Peña assumes command of Coast Guard Base Alameda from Capt. Jon Hickey during a change-of-command ceremony in Alameda, California, June 26, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory J. Mendenhall) Alameda, Calif. — Capt. Jose A. Peña assumed command of Coast Guard Base Alameda, Tuesday, during a change-of-command ceremony held on Coast Guard Island. Peña relieved...

Coast Guard Pacific Area holds change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Pacific Area holds change-of-command ceremony
Vice Adm. Linda L. Fagan assumes command of Coast Guard Pacific Area from Vice Adm. Fred M. Midgette (retired) during a change-of-command ceremony on Coast Guard Base Alameda, in Alameda, Calif., June, 8, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew S. Masaschi ALAMEDA, Calif. – Vice Adm. Linda L. Fagan assumed command of Coast Guard Pacific Area Friday during a change-of-command...

Coast Guard Pacific Area to hold change-of-command ceremony Monday

Coast Guard Pacific Area to hold change-of-command ceremony Monday
Vice Adm. Charles W. Ray, commander, Coast Guard Pacific Area. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joel Guzman ALAMEDA, Calif. – Vice Adm. Fred M. Midgette will assume command of Coast Guard Pacific Area during a change-of-command ceremony at Coast Guard Base Alameda Monday at 11 a.m. Vice Adm. Midgette is relieving Vice Adm. Charles W. Ray who has served as the Pacific Area commander...

Former Coast Guard Cutter Boutwell delivered to the Philippine Navy

Former Coast Guard Cutter Boutwell delivered to the Philippine Navy
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Boutwell crewmembers disembark the cutter for the last time during a ceremony marking the transfer of the vessel to the Philippine Navy July 21, 2016, in Alameda, California.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory J. Mendenhall. ALAMEDA, Calif. – A ceremony Thursday at Coast Guard Base Alameda authorized the transfer of a third decommissioned Coast Guard...

Coast Guard Base Alameda welcomes new commanding officer

Coast Guard Base Alameda welcomes new commanding officer
Capt. Jonathan Hickey, Rear Adm. James Heinz, and Capt. Michael Woolard, former commanding officer of Base Alameda, pose during a change of command ceremony held at Coast Guard Island in Alameda, Calif., July 15, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart) ALAMEDA, Calif. – Capt. Jonathan P. Hickey relieved Capt. Michael L. Woolard and assumed command of Coast Guard...

Coast Guard member sentenced to 9 years for sexual abuse of a child

Coast Guard member sentenced to 9 years for sexual abuse of a child
ALAMEDA, Calif. – A Coast Guard member was sentenced to nine years confinement after pleading guilty to sexual assault of a child, sexual abuse of a child, and other violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice during a general court-martial held aboard Coast Guard Base Alameda Tuesday. Petty Officer 3rd Class Jesse P. Wilson was sentenced to nine years confinement, a dishonorable discharge,...

Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf to receive new commanding officer

Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf to receive new commanding officer
Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Timothy Tamargo ALAMEDA, Calif. — Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf, based in Alameda, will receive a new commanding officer during a change of command ceremony Friday at 10 a.m. The change of command ceremony on board Bertholf at Coast Guard Base Alameda is intended to recognize Capt. Mark Frankford, who has served as the cutter’s captain...

Coast Guardsman sentenced to 6 months confinement for sexual assault

Coast Guardsman sentenced to 6 months confinement for sexual assault
ALAMEDA, Calif. – A Coast Guardsman was sentenced to six months confinement for Sexual Assault and other violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice during a general court-martial aboard Coast Guard Base Alameda Friday. Petty Officer 2nd Class Harold C. Sanchez was also sentenced to a reduction in pay grade to E-1, the military’s lowest pay grade, for Sexual Assault, Failure to Obey an Order...

Congressman, senior Coast Guard leader visits Coast Guard Cutter Waesche

SAN DIEGO – The chairman of the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee met crewmembers of the Coast Guard Cutter Waesche following a 14-week deployment Friday. Congressman Duncan Hunter, California’s 50th Congressional District representative, and Vice Adm. Charles W. Ray, commander of the Coast Guard Pacific Area, visited the cutter from Alameda, Calif., prior to its arrival in...