Coast Guard Cutter Seneca to offer free public tours in Savannah

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca to offer free public tours in Savannah
Coast Guard Cutter Seneca file photo SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coast Guard Cutter Seneca is scheduled to offer free public tours in Savannah starting Wednesday. The Seneca will be moored in downtown Savannah and is open for tours from Jan. 22 – 24 from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. The Seneca crew is stopping in Savannah on their way home after a two-month deployment in the Southern Caribbean Sea carrying out...

Coast Guard seeks information after laser strike hits Port Angeles aircrew

Coast Guard seeks information after laser strike hits Port Angeles aircrew
PORT ANGELES, Wash. — The Coast Guard is seeking information from the public to help locate the person or persons who pointed a red laser light at a Coast Guard helicopter Friday at 10:23 p.m. as the crew was flying a mission northwest of Bremerton. The Port Angeles flight crew aboard the MH-65 Dolphin helicopter safely returned home after being indirectly illuminated for about one second and were...

Memorial service to be held for lost Oregon, Washington Coast Guardsmen

Memorial service to be held for lost Oregon, Washington Coast Guardsmen
Members of Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment prepare for a 21-gun salute during the memorial ceremony in 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Klingenberg) WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to host a memorial service Saturday at 10 a.m., at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center in Ilwaco, Washington, in tribute to Coast Guardsmen and mariners who...

Coast Guard to commission Fast Response Cutter Daniel Tarr in Galveston

Coast Guard to commission Fast Response Cutter Daniel Tarr in Galveston
The Coast Guard Cutter Daniel Tarr moored in Galveston, Texas U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Paige Hause. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is scheduled to hold a commissioning ceremony for the service’s 36th fast response cutter, the Coast Guard Cutter Daniel Tarr, in Galveston, Texas, Friday. Daniel Tarr, the cutter’s namesake, was one of four Coast Guard coxswains who served...

Coast Guard responds to 6.5 earthquake in Puerto Rico

Coast Guard responds to 6.5 earthquake in Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Eric D. Woodall SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard is responding to a 6.5 magnitude earthquake and seismic activity registered Tuesday off the south and southwest coasts of Puerto Rico. All the ports in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands remain open until further notice. Currently, there is...

Coast Guard vessel capsizes near 36th Street pier in Astoria

Coast Guard vessel capsizes near 36th Street pier in Astoria
Coast Guard AtoN Team Astoria 26-foot Trailerable Aids to Navigation Boat file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Trevor Lilburn. ASTORIA, Ore. — A Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Astoria 26-foot Trailerable Aids to Navigation Boat capsized Saturday with four crew members aboard near Pier 39 in Astoria. Four Coast Guardsmen were aboard the vessel conducting routine operations when the capsizing...

Cape May community to give Coast Guard recruits home for the holidays

Cape May community to give Coast Guard recruits home for the holidays
Fireside photo by Scott Feldstein CAPE MAY, N.J. – U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May and the American Red Cross will place more than 300 Coast Guard recruits with South Jersey families for Christmas as part of Operation Fireside, Wednesday. Operation Fireside has placed recruits with South Jersey families during the holiday season since 1981. It allows recruits to celebrate the holiday with...

Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf returns home from counter-narcotic patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf returns home from counter-narcotic patrol
Two dogs dressed for the holidays await the arrival of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf as the cutter prepares to moor at Coast Guard Island in Alameda, Calif., Dec. 23, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew S. Masaschi. ALAMEDA, Calif. — The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750) returned home to Alameda today following an 82-day counter-narcotics patrol...

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returns home after 26 days of training

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returns home after 26 days of training
Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dustin R. Williams NEW ORLEANS – United States Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless will return to her homeport in Pensacola, Florida, Saturday after completing a 26-day training mission in Mayport, Florida. The crew completed over 110 drills in shipboard damage control, medical response, security, surface warfare, electronic warfare, navigation,...