Coast Guard ramps up security, safety patrols during San Francisco Fleet Week

Coast Guard ramps up security, safety patrols during San Francisco Fleet Week
Petty Officer 1st Class Cory Sumner and Petty Officer 1st Class Devon Waite guide their bomb-detection dogs for Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Francisco 91105, as they conduct pier sweeps during San Francisco Fleet Week, Oct. 5, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sherri Eng. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard has ramped up safety and security patrols for this year’s...

Coast Guard participates in San Francisco Fleet Week, enforces safety and security zones

Coast Guard participates in San Francisco Fleet Week, enforces safety and security zones
Crewmembers of the Coast Guard Cutter George Cobb, a 175-foot coastal buoy tender homeported in San Pedro, Calif., place a yellow buoy marking the center of the San Francisco Fleet Week 2017 security zone, Oct. 2, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory J. Mendenhall. SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco Fleet Week kicked off Monday with a series of public events, including the arrival...

San Francisco Fleet Week 2016 kicks off

San Francisco Fleet Week 2016 kicks off
ALAMEDA, Calif. — Fleet Week kicks off in the Bay Area with events open to the public Oct. 3-10, including the Parade of Ships arrival to the Port of San Francisco. With the greater San Francisco Bay Area’s largest military presence totaling more than 4,000 men and women, Coast Guard personnel and assets will participate and provide maritime security for the Fleet Week events. These Coast...

San Francisco Fleet Week 2014 kicks off

San Francisco Fleet Week 2014 kicks off
SAN FRANCISCO — Fleet Week kicks off in the Bay Area with the Parade of Ships arrival to the Port of San Francisco and other events open to the public this Thursday through next Monday. With the Bay Area’s largest military presence with more than 4,000 men and women based in San Francisco, Coast Guard personnel and assets will participate and provide maritime security for the Fleet Week...

Coast Guard sets closure areas for San Francisco Fleet Week

Coast Guard sets closure areas for San Francisco Fleet Week
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard is scheduled to participate in San Francisco Fleet Week and has established closure areas for events related to Fleet Week Oct. 9-13. To ensure the safety of participants and spectators on San Francisco Bay, the Coast Guard has enacted special local regulations published in the Federal Register and advertised by Local and Broadcast Notice to Mariners. Coast...

Coast Guard showcases safety, security for San Francisco Fleet Week 2012

Coast Guard showcases safety, security for San Francisco Fleet Week 2012
SAN FRANCISCO – The “Great White Fleet” was sent around the world by President Theodore Roosevelt from December 16, 1907 to February 22, 1909. It consisted of 16 battleships of the Atlantic Fleet and various smaller vessels. The hulls of the battleships were painted white except for the gilded scrollwork on their bows. The Atlantic Fleet battleships later became known as the “Great...

Coast Guard participates in Bay Area’s annual Fleet Week tradition

SAN FRANCISCO – U.S. Coast Guard men and women throughout the Bay Area are scheduled to participate in San Francisco Fleet Week events taking place Oct. 6 through 11. The many festivities in this annual event offer numerous opportunities for participants and visitors to learn about the various Coast Guard missions and to tour the Coast Guard Cutters Bertholf and Alert. These two Coast Guard cutters...

Coast Guard Cutter Active participating in San Francisco Fleet Week

SAN FRANCISCO – The 210-foot Coast Guard Cutter Active, homeported in Port Angeles, Wash., will arrive in San Francisco Oct. 7 to participate in San Francisco Fleet Week Oct. 7-12. CG PhotoSan Francisco Fleet Week 2010 (SFFW 10) is held to honor the dedication to duty and sacrifices of the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces, and to conduct and offer disaster preparedness training. It is also...