Coast Guard Cutter Nathan Bruckenthal commissioned in Alexandria, VA

Coast Guard Cutter Nathan Bruckenthal commissioned in Alexandria, VA
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Nathan Bruckenthal mans the rails and renders a hand salute during the ship’s commissioning ceremony in Alexandria, Virginia, July 25, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Senior Chief Petty Officer Kyle Niemi) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard commissioned North Carolina’s second Fast Response Cutter, the Coast Guard Cutter Nathan Bruckenthal, during a ceremony...

Coast Guard Cutter Nathan Bruckenthal to be commissioned Wednesday

Coast Guard Cutter Nathan Bruckenthal to be commissioned Wednesday
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Nathan Bruckenthal file photo. WASHINGTON — The Coast Guard is scheduled to commission its newest cutter, the Coast Guard Cutter Nathan Bruckenthal, during a ceremony at Alexandria City Pier, Wednesday. The cutter is named after Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Bruckenthal, who was mortally wounded during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Bruckenthal thwarted a multi-vessel...

Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light hosts 25th consecutive wreath laying for Exercise Tiger

Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light hosts 25th consecutive wreath laying for Exercise Tiger
BARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J. — The crew of Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light hosted a remembrance ceremony and wreath laying on Long Beach Island Monday to honor those who fought in The Battle of Exercise Tiger April 28, 1944. The annual ceremony pays tribute to the 749 sailors and soldiers who lost their lives April 28, 1944, during The Battle of Exercise Tiger, which began as a top secret naval operation...

Coast Guard honors servicemember’s sacrifice

Coast Guard honors servicemember's sacrifice
CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard dedicated staff barracks at its only enlisted basic training facility to a Coast Guardsman killed in action during a ceremony Tuesday at 11 a.m. Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Bruckenthal, who graduated basic training here in 1999, was killed by suicide bombers during Operation Iraqi Freedom defending oil platforms off the Iraqi coast April 24, 2004. Officials at...

Shipmates, family honor deceased Coast Guardsman’s ‘legacy’

Shipmates, family honor deceased Coast Guardsman’s ‘legacy’
Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan B. (Nate) Bruckenthal July 17, 1979 – April 24, 2004 CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard will dedicate staff barracks at its only enlisted basic training facility to a Coast Guardsman killed in action during a ceremony Tuesday at 11 a.m. Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Bruckenthal, who graduated basic training here in 1999, was killed by suicide bombers during Operation...