Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau decommissioned after nearly 50 years of service

Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau decommissioned after nearly 50 years of service
Capt. Edward M. St. Pierre, commanding officer of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau (WHEC 722), and his crew receive the U.S. Coast Guard Meritorious Unit Commendation Pennant during the ship’s decommissioning ceremony in Honolulu, April 18, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur) HONOLULU – The Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau (WHEC 722), a 378-foot high endurance...

Coast Guard Sector Honolulu holds change of command ceremony

Coast Guard Sector Honolulu holds change of command ceremony
Capt. Michael Long (left) relieves Capt. Shannon Gilreath (right) as the commanding officer of Coast Guard Sector Honolulu during a change of command ceremony at Coast Guard Base Honolulu, July 1, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle) HONOLULU — Capt. Michael Long relieved Capt. Shannon Gilreath as commander of Coast Guard Sector Honolulu during a change of command...

Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island returns home from successful fisheries patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island returns home from successful fisheries patrol
A boarding team from the USCGC Galveston Island approaches the fishing vessel Lady Ann Margaret  March, 4, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Calsea Clemens) HONOLULU — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island (WPB 1349), a 110-foot patrol boat homeported in Honolulu, returned to Coast Guard Base Honolulu after a week long fisheries patrol in the Pacific Ocean, Sunday. “This...

Coast Guard petty officer receives 30 months confinement following court martial

Coast Guard petty officer receives 30 months confinement following court martial
HONOLULU — A Coast Guard petty officer was convicted during a general court-martial Monday at the Coast Guard Courtroom in the Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Federal Building. Petty Officer 3rd Class Miles Kendziorski, a food service specialist, was found guilty of the possession of child pornography under Article 134 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Kendziorski was sentenced to 30 months...

Oahu students attend education expo at Coast Guard Base Honolulu

Oahu students attend education expo at Coast Guard Base Honolulu
Petty Officer 2nd Class Peter Hernandez, an electrician’s mate at Maritime Safety and Security Team 91107, introduces a remotely operated vehicle to a group of students Oct. 15, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Melissa E. McKenzie) HONOLULU — High school students throughout Oahu attended a science, technology, engineering and math exposition at Coast Guard Base Honolulu,...

Coast Guard Base Honolulu holds change of command

Coast Guard Base Honolulu holds change of command
 (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HONOLULU — Capt. Edward Sheppard Jr. relieved Capt. Patrick McElligatt and assumed command of Coast Guard Base Honolulu during a change of command ceremony at Base Honolulu, Tuesday. Rear Adm. James Heinz, the Coast Guard’s Director of Operational Logistics, presided over the ceremony. “I will sincerely miss living and working in Hawaii,” said McElligatt....

Coast Guard holds dedication ceremony for new support facility

Coast Guard holds dedication ceremony for new support facility
Representatives from the 14th Coast Guard District and Coast Guard Base Honolulu, participate in a building dedication ceremony of a new building at Sand Island to support the Fast Response Cutters (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) HONOLULU — Representatives from the 14th Coast Guard District, Coast Guard Base Honolulu and Mortenson Federal Contracting Group participated in a dedication ceremony, Friday,...

14th Coast Guard District recognizes Enlisted Person of the Year

14th Coast Guard District recognizes Enlisted Person of the Year
HONOLULU – Petty Officer 1st Class Charles B. Palmer was recognized as the 2014 active-duty enlisted person of the year for the 14th Coast Guard District during a ceremony at Coast Guard Base Honolulu, Friday. As the executive petty officer of Coast Guard Cutter Ahi, Palmer guided the crew through 25 multi-mission patrols, 74 law enforcement boardings, 15 search and rescue cases, multiple cruise...

14th Coast Guard District recognizes Reserve Enlisted Person of the Year

14th Coast Guard District recognizes Reserve Enlisted Person of the Year
HONOLULU – Petty Officer 1st Class Alfred C. Jurison III was recognized as the 2014 reserve enlisted person of the year during a ceremony at Coast Guard Base Honolulu, Friday. Jurison, a boatswain’s mate assigned to Coast Guard Station Honolulu, was recalled to active service in 2014 as an instructor for Pacific Command, Joint Interagency Task Force West where he frequently deployed throughout...