The Coast Guard Goes to War

Seattle, WA – The Coast Guard Cutter Midgett, homeported in Seattle has been deployed since September in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Underway Replenishment

INDIAN OCEAN – Receiving supplies from a Navy helicopter, Dec 9, 2006, while underway in the Gulf of Aden.
U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mariana O’Leary.

Dawn over the Indian Ocean

INDIAN OCEAN – Petty Officer 3rd Class Jason Lothrop stands an early morning watch on the decks of Coast Guard Cutter Midgett while underway in the Indian Ocean, Dec 10, 2006.
U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mariana O’Leary.

Patience

INDIAN OCEAN – Petty Officer 3rd Class Robert Boyer, a gunner’s mate from Port Orchard Wash., aboard Coast Guard Cutter Midgett, focuses with endless patience as his shipmates conduct a boarding of a vessel of interest, Dec 10, 2006 off the Coast of Oman.
U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mariana O’Leary.

Watching

INDIAN OCEAN – Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Daly, a boatswain’s mate aboard Coast Guard Cutter Midgett, keeps a sharp lookout while conducting an investigative boarding off the coast of Oman, Dec. 10, 2006.
U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mariana O’Leary.

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