Coast Guard father, daughter track roots of maritime security

Coast Guard father, daughter track roots of maritime security
Wayne Ormsbee, a Coast Guard civilian employee, and his daughter Petty Officer 2nd Class Keisha Kerr, reenact World War II Coast Guard mounted patrols at Fourth Cliff Recreation Area in Humarock, Massachusetts, Monday, June 5, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Barresi) By Auxiliarist Reid Oslin Photos by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Barresi A New England-based Coast...

Coast Guard names Northeast active duty, reserve enlisted persons of the year

Coast Guard names Northeast active duty, reserve enlisted persons of the year
Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Joseph Solden. Solden was named the 2016 Enlisted Person of the Year for the First Coast Guard District. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll) BOSTON — Two Northeast based Coast Guard petty officers were chosen as the 2016 active duty enlisted person of the year and reserve enlisted person of the year for the First Coast Guard District...

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca changes command in Boston

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca changes command in Boston
Vice Adm. Karl L. Schultz, commander of Coast Guard Atlantic Area, shakes hands with Cmdr. Alan McCabe during the Coast Guard Cutter Seneca’s change of command ceremony Friday, August 12, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cynthia Oldham BOSTON — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Seneca held a change of command ceremony Friday at Coast Guard Base Boston. During the ceremony,...

First Coast Guard District Names Active and Reserve Enlisted Person of the Year

First Coast Guard District Names Active and Reserve Enlisted Person of the Year
Petty Officer 3rd Class Brett Ree is recognized as the First Coast Guard District’s Enlisted Person of the Year.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Barresi) BOSTON — Coast Guard leaders and distinguished guests joined together Friday to recognize and honor 23 exceptional enlisted members at the 18th annual First District Enlisted Person of the Year award luncheon...

Coast Guard commissions its newest National Security Cutter

Coast Guard commissions its newest National Security Cutter
The Coast Guard Ceremonial Honor Guard presents the colors during the Coast Guard Cutter Joshua James commissioning ceremony at Base Boston, Aug. 8, 2015.(Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley) BOSTON — The Coast Guard commissioned its newest National Security Cutter, the 418-foot Coast Guard Cutter James, Saturday during a ceremony at Coast Guard Base Boston. “Joshua...

Public Invited to Tour Coast Guard’s Newest National Security Cutter

Public Invited to Tour Coast Guard’s Newest National Security Cutter
NSC 5 James on builders trials in the Gulf of Mexico March 30, 2015. BOSTON – The Coast Guard’s latest 418-foot National Security Cutter, James (WSML 754), is scheduled to arrive at Coast Guard Base Boston, Monday to celebrate the 225th birthday of the U.S. Coast Guard. The public is invited to tour the new cutter on Tuesday, August 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Base Boston. The commissioning ceremony...

New captain takes the helm of Coast Guard Base Boston

New captain takes the helm of Coast Guard Base Boston
Capt. Timothy Heitsch is relieved by Capt. James “Brett” Millican in a change of command ceremony July 7, 201. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ross Ruddell) BOSTON – Capt. James “Brett” Millican assumed the duties and responsibilities as commanding officer of Coast Guard Base Boston from Capt. Timothy Heitsch during a change of command ceremony at Historical...

Coast Guard Cutter Spencer hosts local Boy Scout Troop

BOSTON — The Coast Guard Cutter Spencer crews hosted a local Boy Scout Troop 127, from Lincoln, Mass., at Base Boston, April 29. The in-depth guided tour was part of Troop 127’s visit to Coast Guard Base Boston. The tour also included a presentation on Coast Guard missions and capabilities, a tour of the Sector Boston Command Center, a 45-foot Response Boat-medium, a 25-foot Response Boat-small...