Coast Guard honors Mrs. Darci Dawson for lifesaving efforts

Coast Guard honors Mrs. Darci Dawson for lifesaving efforts
Coast Guard Rear Adm. David Throop, presents the Meritorious Service Medal to Darci Dawson at the Coast Guard Base Seattle Museum on July 7, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ali Flockerzi. SEATTLE – Coast Guard Rear Adm. David Throop presented Mrs. Darci Dawson with the Meritorious Public Service Award at a ceremony held at the Coast Guard Base Seattle Museum, at 10 a.m., Friday. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

One with nature: SK2 Cody Kemp

One with nature: SK2 Cody Kemp
Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Cody Kemp pets his hound dog, Odin, at his home in Port Orchard, Wash., Feb. 16, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ali Flockerzi. by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ali Flockerzi Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Cody Kemp’s love for the outdoors started around age 13 when his father began taking him on hiking trips. Daylong trips...

Coast Guard 13th District holds change of command ceremony

Coast Guard 13th District holds change of command ceremony
Rear Adm. Mark E. Butt and Rear Admiral Richard T. Gromlich shake hands after Butt relieved Gromlich of command of the 13th Coast Guard District June 17, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Sarah Wilson. SEATTLE — Rear Adm. Mark E. Butt assumed command of the Coast Guard 13th District during a change-of-command ceremony at Coast Guard Base Seattle Friday morning. Butt relieved Rear Adm. Richard...

Coast Guard Cutter Midgett to hold change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Cutter Midgett to hold change-of-command ceremony
SEATTLE — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Midgett is scheduled to hold a change-of-command ceremony Thursday at Coast Guard Base Seattle, located at Pier 36, 1519 Alaskan Way South, Seattle. Capt. Brendan McPherson will transfer command to Capt. Teri Jordan during the ceremony, presided over by Vice Adm. Charles Ray, commander of Coast Guard Pacific Area. McPherson has been the commanding officer...

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

Coast Guard names Pacific Northwest active duty, reserve enlisted persons of the year
SEATTLE — Two Pacific Northwest-based Coast Guard petty officers were chosen as the 2015 active-duty enlisted person of the year and reserve enlisted person of the year for the 13th Coast Guard District during a recognition banquet Friday, at Coast Guard Base Seattle. Petty Officer 1st Class Jaimee Baker, a yeoman assigned to Coast Guard Base Seattle and Petty Officer 1st Class David Haye,...

Coast Guard Base Seattle gets new commanding officer

Coast Guard Base Seattle gets new commanding officer
SEATTLE — Capt. Stanley Romanowicz relieved Capt. Marc Lebeau as commanding officer of Coast Guard Base Seattle, Friday. Romanowicz’s previous assignment was as a management and program analyst within the mission support integration office at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C. “I’m very confident we will continue to expand on the great foundation built by Capt. Lebeau and the Base...

Coast Guard detains 24 people for violating safety zone in Seattle

Coast Guard detains 24 people for violating safety zone in Seattle
A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Seattle approaches a kayaker in violation of the 500-yard safety zone surrounding Polar Pioneer, an Arctic drilling vessel. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Katelyn Shearer) SEATTLE — Coast Guard and partner agency law enforcement personnel detained 24 people who violated the 500-yard safety zone established around the...

New captain at the helm of the Coast Guard Cutter Healy

New captain at the helm of the Coast Guard Cutter Healy
Capt. John Reeves receives the Meritorious Service Medal from Vice Adm. Charles Ray for his service aboard the Healy. Reeves is retiring to Washington State. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Norcross) SEATTLE – Capt. Jason Hamilton took command of the Coast Guard Cutter Healy from Capt. John Reeves at a change of command ceremony aboard the cutter at Coast Guard Base Seattle,...

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...