Coast Guard holds Pearl Harbor remembrance ceremony in Alameda

Coast Guard holds Pearl Harbor remembrance ceremony in Alameda
A Pearl Harbor survivor salutes during a ceremony on Coast Guard Island in Alameda, California, Dec. 7, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory J. Mendenhall) ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard held a remembrance ceremony Thursday at Coast Guard Island in Alameda to mark the 76th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Capt. Nathan Moore, the chief of staff of Coast...

Coast Guard to court-martial petty officer accused of child endangerment

Coast Guard to court-martial petty officer accused of child endangerment
ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to hold a general court-martial Tuesday at Coast Guard Island in Alameda for a petty officer accused of child endangerment. Petty Officer 2nd Class Jimmy Barlow is accused of violating the Uniform Code of Military Justice, Article 134 – child endangerment resulting in gross bodily harm. Barlow is the subject of a six-year investigation by both the...

Coast Guard, Alameda Fire Department assist 16 rowers aground in Alameda

Coast Guard, Alameda Fire Department assist 16 rowers aground in Alameda
USCG File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — A Coast Guard rescue swimmer and an Alameda Fire Department rescue boat crew assisted 16 rowers Saturday afternoon after their boat took on water and ran aground approximately 50 yards north of Coast Guard Island in Alameda. An Alameda Fire Department rescue boat crew notified Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders around 11:30 a.m. that they noticed a large...

Coast Guard welcomes newly-commissioned National Security Cutter to Alameda homeport

Coast Guard welcomes newly-commissioned National Security Cutter to Alameda homeport
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Munro returns to homeport in Alameda, Calif., April 6, 2017 after being commissioned in Seattle April 1. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory J. Mendenhall) ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755), the military service’s newly-commissioned National Security Cutter, and crew arrived at its homeport at Coast Guard Island in Alameda...

Coast Guard Island holds Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremony

Coast Guard Island holds Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremony
ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard held a remembrance ceremony Wednesday at Coast Guard Island to mark the 75th anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor. Rear Adm. Todd Sokalzuk, Eleventh Coast Guard District commander, spoke at the ceremony prior to the laying of a wreath, the playing of Taps, and a 21-gun salute in honor of those lost during the attack. The ceremony also included musical numbers...

Coast Guard Cutter Waesche returns after 97-day deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Waesche returns after 97-day deployment
Family and friends wait patiently for the crew of Coast Guard Cutter Waesche to arrive at the pier on Coast Guard Island in Alameda, Calif., Nov. 20, 2016.  Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jordan Akiyama. ALAMEDA, Calif. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Waesche returned to Coast Guard Island in Alameda, Calif. Sunday at 10 a.m., following a 97-day, 15,000 nautical-mile patrol off...

Coast Guard Pacific Area receives new commander

Coast Guard Pacific Area receives new commander
ALAMEDA, Calif. – Vice Adm. Charles W. Ray relieved Vice Adm. Paul F. Zukunft as Commander, Coast Guard Pacific Area and Coast Guard Defense Forces West, in a change of command ceremony at Coast Guard Island in Alameda, Calif., April 22, 2014. “This is not a transition, this is a continuity of leadership,” said Zukunft. “Just as the ceremony we observe today is a continuity of leadership,...

Coast Guard Pacific Area to receive new commander

Coast Guard Pacific Area to receive new commander
ALAMEDA, Calif. – Rear Adm. Charles W. Ray will relieve Vice Adm. Paul F. Zukunft as Commander, Coast Guard Pacific Area and Coast Guard Defense Forces West, in a change-of-command ceremony scheduled for Tuesday, at 11 a.m., at Coast Guard Island in Alameda. Zukunft has served as the Pacific Area Commander since April 2012, and is leaving to assume the duties as the Coast Guard Commandant in Washington,...

Coast Guard, partner agencies conduct K-9 training

Coast Guard, partner agencies conduct K-9 training
ALAMEDA, Calif — Coast Guard and partner agencies conducted K-9 training aboard Coast Guard Island in Alameda, Wednesday. Multiple training scenarios were set up to test the dogs’ ability to detect explosives-making materials. Coast Guard personnel utilize explosives-detecting K-9s to help ensure the safety of the American public by scanning passengers that utilize ferries, cruise ships...