Coast Guard Holds Change of Command in Bahrain

Coast Guard Holds Change of Command in Bahrain
MANAMA, Bahrain (June 12, 2017) Capt. Clinton Carlson, right, relieves Capt. John Driscoll as commodore of U.S. Coast Guard Patrol Forces Southwest Asia (PATFORSWA) during a change of command ceremony held aboard Naval Support Activity Bahrain.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Victoria Kinney) MANAMA, Bahrain – Vice Adm. Karl Schultz, commander of Coast Guard Atlantic...

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 Patrol Forces Southwest Asia holds change of command

Coast Guard Patrol Forces Southwest Asia holds change of command
Capt. John Driscoll relieves Capt. Anthony Ceraolo as commander, Coast Guard Patrol Forces Southwest Asia at Naval Support Activity Bahrain, in Manama, Bahrain, June 8, 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Victoria Kinney) MANAMA, Bahrain – U.S. Coast Guard Patrol Forces Southwest Asia held a change of command ceremony at Naval Support Activity Bahrain, in Manama, Bahrain,...

Coast Guard Cutter Mako to hold change of command, outgoing leader slated for year-long overseas deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Mako to hold change of command, outgoing leader slated for year-long overseas deployment
CAPE MAY, N.J. ─ The crew of the 87-foot Coast Guard Cutter Mako is scheduled to hold a change-of-command ceremony Friday at 5 p.m. at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May. During the ceremony, Master Chief Petty Officer William D. Hollandsworth will relinquish command of the coastal patrol boat and crew to Master Chief Petty Officer Eric T. Lepley. Lepley is reporting from Pensacola, Fla., where...

Honor, respect and dependents on duty

Honor, respect and dependents on duty
Master Chief Petty Officer William Hollandswort\stands with his family.  (Photo provided by the Hollandsworth family) by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cynthia Oldham Riley and Chris Hollandsworth are getting ready for significant life changes — Riley is preparing herself to move away for college and Chris is preparing to become the man of the house. Riley, 17, and Chris, 15, are two of 6,100 U.S. teenagers...

Coast Guard Patrol Forces Southwest Asia holds Change of Command

Coast Guard Patrol Forces Southwest Asia holds Change of Command
NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY, Bahrain — In a change of command ceremony Monday, Capt. David “Lee” Petty relieved Capt. Robert Hendrickson as commanding officer of Coast Guard Patrol Forces Southwest Asia aboard Naval Support Activity in Bahrain. Vice Adm. William “Dean” Lee, Coast Guard Atlantic Area commander presided over the ceremony. Hendrickson praised his Coast Guard crew for their...

Coast Guardsman recognized for outstanding performance while assigned to Cleveland unit

Coast Guardsman recognized for outstanding performance while assigned to Cleveland unit
CLEVELAND — A Terryville, Conn., native and 2003 graduate of Terryville High School was recognized for his outstanding performance throughout 2013, at a ceremony, Friday, in the Coast Guard’s 9th District front office in the Anthony J. Celebrezze Federal Building in downtown Cleveland. Petty Officer 1st Class James Coppola was recognized as the 9th District staff’s 2013 Enlisted Person...

Bowling Green native awarded Bronze Star for service in Iraq

CLEVELAND — A Bowling Green, Ohio, native was awarded the Bronze Star, the fourth-highest military combat decoration, at Naval Support Activity, Bahrain, Oct. 6, 2011, for his performance while training Iraqi Coastal Border Guard personnel in Iraq. U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class George Taylor volunteered to deploy with Coast Guard Training and Advisory Team 4, operating in support of the...

Coast Guardsman gets holiday call from Commander in Chief

CAMP AFIFJAN, Kuwait – Members of the U.S. Coast Guard serving in the Arabian Gulf region received a call from the President yesterday and had an opportunity to share holiday greetings as well as talk briefly with the commander in chief about the Coast Guard’s unique missions in Iraq and Afghanistan. “It was definitely an honor and a cool experience,” said Petty Officer 2nd Class Dustin Monroe,...