Solomon Islands bars U.S. Coast Guard ship from routine refueling, raising China influence fears

Solomon Islands bars U.S. Coast Guard ship from routine refueling, raising China influence fears
Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert B. Neller, speaks during a memorial ceremony to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Guadalcanal at U.S. Memorial Skyline Hill, in Honiara, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Aug. 7, 2017. The Battle of Guadalcanal was the first major offensive by Allied forces against Japan and began Aug. 7, 1942, when over 11,000 Marines landed on the island. (U.S. Coast Guard...

Rescuers on the Rio Grande: Coast Guard team saves lives at the border

Rescuers on the Rio Grande: Coast Guard team saves lives at the border
Members from Coast Guard Maritime Safety & Security Team Houston lift a child from the reeds on the U.S. riverbank of the Rio Grande, July 7, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Maritime Safety & Security Team Houston) Story by Petty Officer 1st Class Corinne Zilnicki Search and rescue cases typically have a clear beginning, middle and end. Dispatchers receive a call for help and work swiftly...

Coastie says she wants to give the Coast Guard ‘perspective,’ and see it be more ‘inclusive’ after graduating the Coast Guard Academy

Coastie says she wants to give the Coast Guard 'perspective,' and see it be more 'inclusive' after graduating the Coast Guard Academy
Anne Allman shares a laugh with U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris at her graduation from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy earlier this year. (Courtesy photo / Anne Allman) Kayla Tucker Grand Haven Tribune, Mich. Jul. 26—Grand Haven’s own Anne Allman recently graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, and recently became stationed as an official Coastie. Allman,...

Coast Guard escorts Carnival cruise ship after brawl breaks out over a ‘threesome’

Coast Guard escorts Carnival cruise ship after brawl breaks out over a 'threesome'
Screenshot from video below Maura Grunlund Staten Island Advance, N.Y. STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — A large fight that broke out on a cruise ship resulted in an emergency response near the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge early on Tuesday morning, according to sources. The U.S. Coast Guard was alerted around 4 a.m. to a report of a fight on the Carnival cruise ship Magic in the vicinity of the span, according...

International Ice Patrol – Remembering the Titanic 110 years later

International Ice Patrol - Remembering the Titanic 110 years later
Petty Officer 2nd Class John Tchorz, an aviation maintenance technician stationed at U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, lays a wreath at the site of the Titanic resting place, April 21, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Kimberly Reaves) by Petty Officer 3rd Class Kim Reaves Water stretches as far as the eye can see, and the air is chilled. The ocean’s surface is studded...

Helping Hands: Coast Guard Auxiliarists assist Polar Star’s galley

Helping Hands: Coast Guard Auxiliarists assist Polar Star’s galley
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliarists Samantha Logue (left), Miranda Henry (middle) and Lisa Hickman (right) stand in front of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star (WAGB 10)’s galley emblem while underway in Antarctica. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Diolanda Caballero) The galley is the backbone of a working ship. U.S. Coast Guard culinary specialists are the unsung heroes of any cutter....

Coast Guard wraps up 2021 task force initiative in Arctic, Western Alaska

Coast Guard wraps up 2021 task force initiative in Arctic, Western Alaska
Petty Officer 2nd Class Craig Bennett, a marine science technician with the Coast Guard Marine Safety Task Force (MSTF), inspects a fuel oil storage facility in Teller, Alaska, July 20, 2021. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Melissa E. F. McKenzie. By Petty Officer 1st Class Nate Littlejohn ANCHORAGE, Alaska — 2021 marked a milestone for the Coast Guard’s Marine Safety Task Force...

Coast Guard holds Arctic discussions in Boston aboard Cutter Healy

Coast Guard holds Arctic discussions in Boston aboard Cutter Healy
The U.S. Coast Guard held an Arctic discussion roundtable aboard the USCGC Healy (WAGB 20) in Boston on Oct. 15, 2021. U.S. Coast Guard Vice Adm. Steven Poulin, Atlantic Area commander, Rear Adm. Thomas Allan, 1st District commander, and Capt. Kenneth Boda, commanding officer of Healy, joined more than 20 professors, students, and Arctic leaders from multiple U.S. universities. (U.S. Coast Guard photo...

Revenue Cutter Bear located, ending decades-long mystery

Revenue Cutter Bear located, ending decades-long mystery
U.S. Revenue Cutter Bear in the Arctic. (USCG photo) For nearly two decades, a team of researchers from NOAA, U.S. Coast Guard and partnering academic institutions had been on a complex quest to solve the mystery of the storied U.S. Revenue Cutter (USRC) Bear’s final resting place. Today at a press event in Boston, Rear Adm. Nancy Hann, on behalf of NOAA and the U.S. Coast Guard, announced that the...