Coast Guard, Navy to conduct exercise in Cumberland Sound

Coast Guard, Navy to conduct exercise in Cumberland Sound
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guardsman with Maritime Force Protection Unit (MFPU) Kings Bay, fire blanks from an M2 .50-caliber machine gun during exercise Resolute Guardian 2012 near Kings Bay, Ga., Sept. 25, 2012. The mission of MFPU Kings Bay is to conduct escorts for ballistic missile submarines when transiting in and out...

Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit Kings Bay holds change of command ceremony

Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit Kings Bay holds change of command ceremony
Cmdr. Kevin Jones, commanding officer of the Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit Kings Bay, left, inspects the unit’s crew with Cmdr. Joseph Gaskill, center, during a change of command ceremony at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Georgia, June 24, 2016.  U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Bradley Gee KINGS BAY, Ga. — Members of Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit Kings Bay...

Coast Guard and Navy to conduct joint exercise in Cumberland Sound

Coast Guard and Navy to conduct joint exercise in Cumberland Sound
KINGS BAY, GA – The Coast Guard, along with the Navy, will be conducting a full scale maritime exercise in the Intracoastal Waterway in the vicinity of Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Georgia, continuing south to the Saint Mary’s River entrance, Wednesday. The exercise, known as Resolute Guardian, is scheduled to commence at 9 a.m., and conclude at approximately 1 p.m. The exercise will consist...

Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit Kings Bay holds change of command ceremony

Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit Kings Bay holds change of command ceremony
NAVAL SUBMARINE BASE KINGS BAY, Ga. — Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit Kings Bay celebrated a change of command Friday. Cmdr. Kevin Jones relieved Cmdr. Stephen Love as commanding officer of Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit Kings Bay during a formal change of command ceremony at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay. The relief was somewhat unique because Jones and Love replaced each...

Celebration held to recognize Camden County’s designation as nation’s first Coast Guard Community

Celebration held to recognize Camden County's designation as nation's first Coast Guard Community
KINGS BAY, Ga. – Members of the Camden County, Ga., community and the Coast Guard came together Friday to recognize and celebrate Camden County’s official designation as the nation’s first Coast Guard Community. The Coast Guard Cities program allows the Coast Guard to formally recognize those cities which have made special efforts to acknowledge the professional work of the Coast...

Maritime Force Protection Unit Kings Bay, Ga., to hold maritime exercise

Maritime Force Protection Unit Kings Bay, Ga., to hold maritime exercise
KINGS BAY, Ga. – Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit Kings Bay is to hold a full scale maritime exercise, resolute guardian, Tuesday. The exercise will consist of small boat maneuvers, blank gunfire and distress signal training. Local mariners and members of the surrounding community are advised to keep at a safe distance and not be alarmed by the training. The exercise will be conducted...

Maritime Force Protection Unit Kings Bay, Ga., to hold maritime exercise

KINGS BAY, Ga. – Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit Kings Bay is to hold a full scale maritime exercise, Resolute Guardian, Wednesday. The exercise will consist of small boat maneuvers, blank gunfire and distress signal training. Local mariners and members of the surrounding community are advised to keep at a safe distance and not be alarmed by the training. The exercise will be conducted...

Coast Guard, Navy to conduct joint exercise in Cumberland Sound

KINGS BAY, Ga. – The Coast Guard and Navy will be conducting a joint exercise in Cumberland Sound, Ga., Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to test the Coast Guard’s ability to deter, detect and disrupt hostile acts directed at an escorted U.S. Naval vessel.

Coast Guard, Navy conduct joint exercise in Cumberland Sound

KINGS BAY, Ga. – The Coast Guard and Navy will be conducting a joint exercise in Cumberland Sound, Ga., Tuesday and Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to test the Coast Guard’s ability to deter, detect and disrupt hostile acts directed at an escorted U.S. Naval vessel.