New York City designated as the 25th Coast Guard City

New York City designated as the 25th Coast Guard City
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Adm. Paul Zukunft, Commandant of the Coast Guard, presents Bill de Blasio, Mayor of New York City, with a proclamation declaring New York as the newest Coast Guard City. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK — New York City was officially designated as the 25th...

Coast Guard renews Coast Guard City designation for Sitka, Alaska, during Alaska Day festivities

Coast Guard renews Coast Guard City designation for Sitka, Alaska, during Alaska Day festivities
Coast Guard Rear Adm. Michael McAllister, 17th District commander, addresses an audience during a Coast Guard City renewal proclamation in Sitka, Alaska, Oct. 18, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Shawn Eggert. Juneau, Alaska — The Coast Guard renewed the city of Sitka’s Coast Guard City designation during Alaska Day festivities Wednesday. Rear Adm. Michael McAllister,...

Florence, Oregon named nation’s 24th Coast Guard City

Florence, Oregon named nation's 24th Coast Guard City
A new sign recognizing the City of Florence, Ore., as a Coast Guard City welcomes residents and visitors to Florence on Oregon Highway 126 near the Highway 101 junction, Aug. 16, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. FLORENCE, Ore. – The Coast Guard designated the City of Florence as an official Coast Guard City at a ceremony held at the Florence Events Center, Wednesday...

Coast Guard to host open house in San Diego

Coast Guard to host open house in San Diego
SAN DIEGO — Coast Guard Sector San Diego personnel are scheduled to host an open house event August 4, from 10 a.m. to noon at the sector, located at 2710 North Harbor Drive. The free event will welcome members of the community onto the base to see Coast Guard helicopters, small boats, cutters and equipment. Attendees will be able to interact with the Coast Guard men and women who conduct daily operations...

Coast Guard announces newest Coast Guard City in Oregon

Coast Guard announces newest Coast Guard City in Oregon
FLORENCE, Ore. – The Coast Guard will be designating the City of Florence as an official Coast Guard City at a ceremony scheduled to be held Aug. 16, 2017. The city will be accepted as the 24th official Coast Guard City and the third one in Oregon joining Astoria and Newport. The designation of the City of Florence coincides with the 100 year anniversary of Coast Guard Station Siuslaw River which...

Coast Guard participates in inaugural festival in Alameda

Coast Guard participates in inaugural festival in Alameda
The Coast Guard Ceremonial Honor Guard Silent Drill Team performs at the inaugural Coast Guard Festival in Alameda, California July 4, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory J. Mendenhall. ALAMEDA, Calif. — The inaugural Alameda Coast Guard Festival was held Tuesday afternoon following the city’s annual Fourth of July parade. The event celebrated Alameda as a Coast Guard...

Coast Guard, Astoria City Council members celebrate Coast Guard city re-designation

Coast Guard, Astoria City Council members celebrate Coast Guard city re-designation
Members of the Astoria City Council and the commands of local Coast Guard units meet to commemorate the re-designated of Astoria, Ore., as a Coast Guard City in Astoria, June 5, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Klingenberg. ASTORIA, Ore. — The city of Astoria was re-designated a Coast Guard City, affirming its support of the Coast Guard units and service members that...

Newburyport, Mass. surpasses ‘rigorous criteria’ to earn re-designation as Coast Guard City

Newburyport, Mass. surpasses 'rigorous criteria' to earn re-designation as Coast Guard City
A ceremony is held Saturday, December 3, 2016 at The Custom House Maritime Museum in Newburyport, Massachusetts to re-designated Newburyport as a “Coast Guard City.” U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cynthia Oldham BOSTON — The city of Newburyport was re-designated as a “Coast Guard City” Saturday during a ceremony at The Custom House Maritime Museum in Newburyport. During...

Ketchikan, Alaska, designated as “A Coast Guard City”

Ketchikan, Alaska, designated as “A Coast Guard City”
Cmdr. Jack W. Jackson, commanding officer of Coast Guard Base Ketchikan, Bob Siversten, City of Ketchikan council member, Dave Landis, mayor of the Ketchikan Gateway Borough and Rear Adm. Dan Abel, Coast Guard 17th District commander, display the proclamation declaring Ketchikan, Alaska, “A Coast Guard City” during a ceremony in Ketchikan, Jan. 30, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty...