Coast Guard Auxiliary to hold Radio Communications Day in New Orleans

Coast Guard Auxiliary to hold Radio Communications Day in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard Auxiliary is scheduled to hold a Radio Communications Day for the public at Coast Guard Station New Orleans Saturday. A mobile communications trailer will be brought from Auxiliary Flotilla 4-10 in Baton Rouge, and members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary will be operating the radios to make contact with other stations in different locations across the country. Amateur radio...

Charged with killing his ‘best bud,’ 21-year-old Coast Guardsman appears in Camp Pendleton courtroom

Charged with killing his 'best bud,' 21-year-old Coast Guardsman appears in Camp Pendleton courtroom
CAMP PENDLETON – The military prosecution of a Coast Guardsman accused of murder began Wednesday with a preliminary hearing at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. Seaman Ethan W. Tucker, 21, was arrested August 28 after a seven-month Coast Guard investigation into the January death of Seaman Ethan Kelch, 19, who served on the same ship as Tucker— the Kodiak, Alaska-based high endurance cutter...

Coast Guard offloads more than $92 million worth of cocaine in San Diego

Coast Guard offloads more than $92 million worth of cocaine in San Diego
The Coast Guard Cutter Alert crew offloaded more than 6,800 pounds of cocaine, worth an estimated $92 million in San Diego, Oct. 16, 2019. (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alex Gray) SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard offloaded more than $92 million worth of seized cocaine in San Diego Wednesday. The cocaine, worth more than $92 million, was seized in international waters of the Eastern Pacific...

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returns home after 47 day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returns home after 47 day patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dustin R. Williams NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless crew returned to their homeport in Pensacola, Florida after completing a 47-day, 8,000 nautical mile patrol, Wednesday. All 78 crewmembers began their patrol in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea, August 31, 2019, and will be reunited with their loved ones, October...

Coast Guard showcases array of units during San Francisco Fleet Week

Coast Guard showcases array of units during San Francisco Fleet Week
The Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast, a 210-foot vessel homeported out of Warrenton, Oregon, transits under the Golden Gate Bridge into San Francisco Bay during San Francisco Fleet Week’s Parade of Ships, October 11, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jordan Akiyama) ALAMEDA, Calif. — Multiple Pacific region Coast Guard units showcased their capabilities Friday during San...

14 Coast Guard members receive prestigious medals at Air Station Atlantic City

14 Coast Guard members receive prestigious medals at Air Station Atlantic City
Members of Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City pose for a photo after an award ceremony where 13 were awarded with Air Medals and one was awarded with the Distinguished Flying Cross, for their actions in Hurricane Harvey and Florence, as well as four search and rescue cases throughout 2018 and 2019, Oct. 9, 2019.U.S. Coast Guard photo by Aux. David Lau. PHILADELPHIA – 14 members from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard to establish new Aids-to-Navigation Team in Burlington, VT

Coast Guard to establish new Aids-to-Navigation Team in Burlington, VT
Coast Guard Aids-to-Navigation Team Burlington photo by Senior Chief Petty Officer Charles Northcott BOSTON — The U.S. Coast Guard is scheduled to hold a ceremony establishing Coast Guard Aids-to-Navigation Team Burlington as a stand alone unit, Friday in Burlington, Vermont. “We are separating the existing unit to standardize and allow our members to become experts in the traditional Coast...

Coast Guard to participate in San Francisco Fleet Week

Coast Guard to participate in San Francisco Fleet Week
SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard personnel and assets are scheduled to participate in and conduct maritime safety and security operations for the San Francisco Fleet Week, which is scheduled to kick off Monday with a series of public events, including the arrival of military vessels to the Port of San Francisco. Fleet Week includes a variety of ship tours and static displays from several branches of the...

Coast Guard awards Silver Lifesaving Medal in San Pedro

Coast Guard awards Silver Lifesaving Medal in San Pedro
Coast Guard Capt. Monica Rochester, Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach commander, poses with award recipients, Oct. 3, 2019 on Coast Guard Base Los Angeles-Long Beach. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Aidan Cooney) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard recognized members of the maritime community at Base Los Angeles-Long Beach Thursday. Capt. Monica Rochester, the Coast Guard...