12 Coast Guardsmen receive Navy Combat Action Ribbon

12 Coast Guardsmen receive Navy Combat Action Ribbon
Vice Adm. Karl Schultz, Coast Guard Atlantic Area commander, presents 12 Coast Guardsmen assigned to the Maritime Security Response Team with the Navy Combat Action Ribbon in Chesapeake, Va., Nov. 8, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Adam Stanton. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Twelve Coast Guardsmen assigned to the Maritime Security Response Team in Chesapeake were presented with the...

Coast Guardsmen in the Redeployment Assistance and Inspection Detachment return from final deployment

Coast Guardsmen in the Redeployment Assistance and Inspection Detachment return from final deployment
Coast Guardsmen in the Redeployment Assistance and Inspection Detachment return from the units final deployment May 11, 2015 at the Norfolk International Airport. (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Walter Shinn) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guardsmen in the Redeployment Assistance and Inspection Detachment return from the unit’s final deployment Monday at the Norfolk International Airport. Since...

Coast Guard releases investigation memorandum on live tissue training

Coast Guard releases investigation memorandum on live tissue training
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard has released today the Final Action Memorandum of an administrative investigation into allegations of misconduct during live tissue training held in March 2012. According to the Final Action Memorandum the live tissue training conducted in March 2012, while controversial, was both mandated and conducted in a professional way.  The memo also notes that no Coast...

Coast Guard unit returns from Kuwait

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Members of a Coast Guard unit returned from Kuwait Saturday, following a year deployment. Vice Adm. Robert Parker, the commander of Coast Guard Atlantic Area, greeted nine reserve members of the Coast Guard Redeployment Assistance and Inspection Detachment at the Norfolk International Airport. “I am very proud of the accomplishments and sacrifices of these Coast Guardsmen...

Coast Guardsmen train on Fort Dix simulator prior to Middle East deployment

Coast Guardsmen from RAID Detachment 13 preparing for deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan review real world convoy procedures before undergoing simulation training at Fort Dix’s latest virtual 360-degree trainer the Reconfigurable Vehicle Tactical Trainer. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. James Cullen, USCG Training Team East. by Sgt. Ray Reyes, 444th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, New Jersey Army...

Cutter Boutwell returns home after circumnavigating the globe during six-month patrol

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Boutwell returned to its home port here on Coast Guard Island Wednesday, following a six-month deployment circumnavigating the globe.