PSU 305 returns home after 9 month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

PSU 305 returns home after 9 month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
Petty Officer 2nd Class Frank Robledo smiles as he embraces his family at the Ft. Eustis Reserve Center on Nov. 12, 2017, at Fort Eustis, Virginia.  (Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua L. Canup.) ALAMEDA, Calif. – Members from Coast Guard Port Security Unit 305 returned to Fort Eustis, Virginia, Sunday following a nine-month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in support of...

Milwaukee Coast Guard hosts Senior Reserve Leadership Workshop

Milwaukee Coast Guard hosts Senior Reserve Leadership Workshop
Coast Guard members celebrate the Coast Guard Reserve’s 75th anniversary by holding a Reserve Senior Leadership Strategic Planning Workshop at Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan, in Milwaukee, Feb. 19, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan) MILWAUKEE — Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan hosted its Reserve Senior Leadership Strategic Planning Workshop Friday through...

Coast Guard Reserve celebrates its 75th anniversary of serving the nation

Coast Guard Reserve celebrates its 75th anniversary of serving the nation
CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard Reserve will celebrate 75 years of serving the United States Feb. 19, 2016. The theme for this anniversary is “Thank You,” as the organization would like to thank its members for their enduring commitment to professionalism, patriotism and preparedness and also to thank the American public for their continued faith and support. “The nearly 7,000 men and women that...

Coast Guard Reserve celebrates its 75th anniversary of serving the nation

Coast Guard Reserve celebrates its 75th anniversary of serving the nation
The Coast Guard Reserve will celebrate 75 years of serving the United States Feb. 19, 2016. The theme for this anniversary is “Thank You,” as the organization would like to thank its members for their enduing commitment to professionalism, patriotism and preparedness and also to thank the American public for their continued faith and support. WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard Reserve will celebrate...

Coast Guard Auxiliary invites public to help celebrate 75th anniversary in Astoria, Oregon

Coast Guard Auxiliary invites public to help celebrate 75th anniversary in Astoria, Oregon
ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard Auxiliary invites the public to help celebrate the organization’s 75th anniversary in an event at the Columbia River Maritime Museum in Astoria, Oregon, on Monday, June 23rd, at 10:00 a.m. Come meet the men and women who volunteer their time with the Coast Guard Auxiliary. Flotillas 62 and 64 will have visual displays and members on hand to talk about their organization...

Reservist returns from extended tour of duty for the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Response

Reservist returns from extended tour of duty for the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Response
Story by Petty Officer 2nd Class William Benson NEW ORLEANS – A Des Moines, Iowa, native and Coast Guard Reservist assigned to Coast Guard Reporting Unit Pacific Command, Camp Smith, Hawaii, returned from an extended tour of duty for the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Response, May 2, 2014. Cmdr. Scott Saunders was recalled to active duty in July of 2013 and remained on active status 10-months during...

Coast Guard conducts mounted automatic weapons training at Fort Knox

Coast Guard conducts mounted automatic weapons training at Fort Knox
A chill breeze blew through the Kentucky hills as the last rays of sunlight cast their golden rays over the Fort Knox small arms range and faded into darkness. The landscape stood silent other than the occasional coyote sniffing through the underbrush or the hoot of an owl on a far away ridge. Coast Guardsmen stationed at various units within the Coast Guard 9th District, headquartered in Cleveland,...

From the Bridge Wing 10-5-2013

From the Bridge Wing 10-5-2013
This Day in Coast Guard History: 1938 – The newly established “Coast Guard Reserve” (what would become the Coast Guard Auxiliary) enrolled its first members. 1943 – Patrol Squadron 6 (VP-6 CG) was officially established.  This was an all Coast Guard unit.  Its home base was at Narsarssuak, Greenland, code name Bluie West-One.  It had nine PBY-5As assigned.  CDR Donald...

Pennsylvania-native Coast Guardsman retires after 26 years military service in Navy, Coast Guard

Pennsylvania-native Coast Guardsman retires after 26 years military service in Navy, Coast Guard
CLEVELAND — A Pennsylvania native retired Monday at the Willoughby Hills Community Center in Willoughby Hills, Ohio, after serving a combined 26 years in the Navy and Coast Guard. Chief Petty Officer Michael S. Dugas, originally from Slovan, Pa., served his last tour of duty as the operations unit supervisor at the Coast Guard 9th District Command Center in Cleveland. Rear Adm. Michael Parks, former...