Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton returns home after 72-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton returns home after 72-day patrol
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton (WMSL 753) on scene with a Low-Profile Vessel (LPV) in the Pacific Ocean, Nov. 15, 2021. The Hamilton is homeported in Charleston, South Carolina. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Legend-class national security cutter Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton (WMSL 753) crew returned home Wednesday to Charleston after completing a 72-day patrol throughout the Eastern...

Coast Guard honors service’s first African American diver

Coast Guard honors service's first African American diver
Ralph Berry, the first Coast Guard African American diver, poses for a picture with his family, during a ceremony honoring his service at Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina, Nov. 23, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Michael R. Moberley) ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard honored Ralph Berry, the service’s first African American diver, Tuesday, in a ceremony at Coast...

Cutter Healy returns from circumnavigation of North America

Cutter Healy returns from circumnavigation of North America
Family and loved ones wave to welcome the crew of Coast Guard Cutter Healy (WAGB-20) as they return to homeport Saturday, Nov. 20, following a 22,000-mile, 133-day deployment circumnavigating North America.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Clark) SEATTLE — The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy (WAGB 20) returned to their Seattle homeport Saturday following a 22,000-mile,...

Coast Guard conducts engagement with Guatemala navy

Coast Guard conducts engagement with Guatemala navy
The Reliance-class medium endurance cutter USCGC Decisive (WMEC 629) conduct at sea engagements with the navy of Guatemala in the territorial seas of Guatemala on Oct. 25 – 26, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) GUATEMALA — The Reliance-class medium endurance Coast Guard Cutter Decisive (WMEC 629) conducted at sea engagements with the navy of Guatemala in the territorial seas of Guatemala in...

Reserve Aviation Crews Arrive at Air Station Savannah

Reserve Aviation Crews Arrive at Air Station Savannah
U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Schuyler Chervinko (left), Petty Officer 3rd Class Forrest Coltham (center) and Petty Officer 2nd Class Doug Scherer are the newest members of the Coast Guard’s reserve aviation workforce program and began their reserve duty at Coast Guard Air Station Savannah, Georgia. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Barry Bena) By Petty Officer 2nd...

Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star departs Seattle bound for Antarctica

Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star departs Seattle bound for Antarctica
A family member of a Coast Guardsman aboard Cutter Polar Star (WAGB-10) waves as the cutter departs Seattle Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Clark) SEATTLE – The United States’ only heavy icebreaker departed its homeport in Seattle Saturday with a crew of 159 U.S. Coast Guard men and women and is heading toward Antarctica. This year marks Coast...

Coast Guard establishes fourth JROTC Unit

Coast Guard establishes fourth JROTC Unit
Coast Guard Rear Adm. Megan Dean, Cmdr. Clay Cromer, and high school student cadet leaders conduct the ceremony for the establishment of the Coast Guard Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) unit at Pinellas Park High School in Largo, Florida, Nov. 12, 2021.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Ayla Hudson. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard participated in the...

Coast Guard welcomes Dominican Republic navy during port call in Miami

Coast Guard welcomes Dominican Republic navy during port call in Miami
The Juan Bautista Cambiaso (BE-01), a Dominican Republic navy training ship, sails into Museum Park Marina in Miami, Florida, Nov. 10, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Estrada) MIAMI — The Coast Guard welcomed the Dominican Republic navy during a scheduled port call at Museum Park Marina in Miami, Tuesday. The purpose of the visit is to provide useful training opportunities...

Coast Guard highlights partnership with Houston high schools

Coast Guard highlights partnership with Houston high schools
Petty Officer 1st Class Peter Brown, a boatswain’s mate from Aids to Navigation Team Galveston, discusses the aids to navigation mission with maritime students during a rally at Austin High School in Houston, Texas, Nov. 11, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Dickinson) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard and Port Houston highlighted a new partnership with maritime high schools...