Coast Guard Celebrates International Ice Patrol Centennial

Coast Guard Celebrates International Ice Patrol Centennial
MYSTIC, Conn., – The Coast Guard celebrated the 100th anniversary of the International Ice Patrol (IIP) Friday night during their open house event at the Mystic Aquarium where distinguished guests including Congressman Joe Courtney viewed the Titanic exhibit. The IIP was established as a result of one of the most horrifying tragedies at sea with the sinking of the Titanic on April 15, 1912. Nearly...

Coast Guard Cutter Kodiak Island crew receives Meritorious Unit Commendation

Key West, Fla. — Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutter Kodiak Island were awarded the Meritorious Unit Commendation award on Thursday at Sector Key West, Fla., by Captain Pat DeQuattro, commander of Coast Guard Sector Key West. For 2010 to 2011, the crewmembers of Kodiak Island spent 4,000 hours underway, totaling over 146 days away from homeport. During this period the Kodiak Island crewmembers...

Cape Cod Rescue Crews to be Recognized

BOSTON — The commander of the First Coast Guard District is scheduled to recognize rescue crews from Air Station Cape Cod, Wed., April 14, at the air station for their assistance in numerous search and rescue cases that have occurred throughout New England over the past three years.

Three Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville units awarded for meritorious service

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Three Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville units were awarded the Coast Guard Meritorious Unit Commendation Medal, Monday at Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville. Rear Adm. Steve Branham, commander, Seventh Coast Guard District, presented the three Meritorious Unit Commendation Medals. The medal is awarded to any unit of the Coast Guard which has distinguished itself by either valorous...

MSST New Orleans receives Coast Guard Meritorius Unit Commendation

NEW ORLEANS — U. S. Coast Guard Marine Safety and Security Team 91112 New Orleans received the Coast Guard Meritorious Unit Commendation Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009.

Cutter Bristol Bay receives Unit Commendation Award

CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard Cutter Bristol Bay (WTGB-102), based in Detroit, received the Meritorious Unit Commendation during a Thursday morning ceremony held on the buoy deck of the cutter while she was moored here.

Cape Cod Coast Guard crew honored for exceptional service

by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Jorgensen WOODS HOLE, Mass. – The commander of the First Coast Guard District awarded the crew of the Woods Hole-based Coast Guard Cutter Sanibel with a meritorious unit commendation today for exceptional service from June 2007 to July 2008.

Coast Guard Cutter Dallas recognized for service

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The commander of the Coast Guard’s largest operational command will visit Charleston, S.C., today to recognize and welcome home a Coast Guard cutter and crew from a historic 4 ½ month deployment to the Gulf of Guinea, the Mediterranean and the Black seas. Vice Adm. Robert J. Papp, Jr., Commander, Coast Guard Atlantic Area, will present a Coast Guard Meritorious Unit Commendation...