President Trump presides over Coast Guard Change of Command ceremony

President Trump presides over Coast Guard Change of Command ceremony
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); President Donald Trump congratulates Adm. Paul Zukunft during a change of command ceremony at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C., June 1, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Patrick Kelley. WASHINGTON – With President Trump presiding, Adm. Paul F. Zukunft was relieved...

Coast Guard releases 2017 Recreational Boating Statistics Report

Coast Guard releases 2017 Recreational Boating Statistics Report
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard released its 2017 Recreational Boating Statistics Tuesday, revealing that boating fatalities nationwide that year totaled 658, a 6.1 percent decrease from 2016. From 2016 to 2017, recreational boating injuries also decreased 9.4 percent from 2,903 to 2,629, and the total number of accidents decreased 3.9 percent from 4,463 to 4,291. However, the report also shows...

Coast Guard welcomes new vice commandant

Coast Guard welcomes new vice commandant
Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft looks on as Adm. Charles Ray (left) thanks Adm. Chuck Michel for his service as the 30th vice commandant of the Coast Guard during the vice commandant change of watch ceremony at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C., May 24, 2018.  Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Patrick Kelley. WASHINGTON – Adm. Charles D. Michel was relieved as vice...

Curtis Odom retires after 44 years of Coast Guard service

Curtis Odom retires after 44 years of Coast Guard service
Mr. Curtis Odom, Director of Personnel Management at Coast Guard Headquarters acts as guest reviewer during the Coast Guard Academy third Regimental Review of the fall semester, Sept. 22, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Laughlin WASHINGTON — After 44 years of dedicated service to our nation Mr. Curtis Odom, Director of Personnel Management at Coast Guard Headquarters,...

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft delivers State of the Coast Guard Address

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft delivers State of the Coast Guard Address
Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft delivers the 2015 State of the Coast Guard Address at the Ray Evans Conference Center at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, Feb. 24, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley) WASHINGTON — U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft delivered the 2015 State of the Coast Guard Address at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters in...

From the Bridge Wing 8-6-2013

From the Bridge Wing 8-6-2013
This Day in Coast Guard History 1878-The last true sailing cutter built for the Revenue Service, Chase (Salmon P. Chase) was completed on 6 August 1878 at the shipyard of Thomas Brown of Philadelphia.  Barque-rigged,Chase displaced 142 tons and served as a cadet practice vessel for nearly 30 years before being decommissioned and transferred to the U.S. Public Health Service. 1918-The first...

Coast Guard to launch Camden County Junior Leadership Program

CAMDEN COUNTY, N.C. – The Coast Guard and U.S. Rep. Walter B. Jones are scheduled to inaugurate the nation’s second Coast Guard Junior Leadership Program at 11 a.m. Monday at Camden County’s CamTech High School auditorium.