Coast Guard Cutter Eagle hosting free public tours this weekend

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle hosting free public tours this weekend
Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle in New London. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole Barger New London – The Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle, “America’s Tall Ship” is scheduled to host free public tours this weekend at City Pier in New London, Connecticut. The free tours will be open at the following times: Friday: Noon to 5 p.m., public tours Saturday: 9-10...

Coast Guard unveils monument at Veterans Memorial Park in Boynton Beach

Coast Guard unveils monument at Veterans Memorial Park in Boynton Beach
The Coast Guard World War I and World War II monument at Veterans Memorial Park in Boynton Beach Aug. 14, 2018. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. MIAMI—Rear Adm. Peter Brown, commander of Coast Guard 7th District participated in a ceremony commemorating the Coast Guard for their service in World War I and World War II at Boynton Beach, Tuesday. The Boynton Beach Veterans...

Coast Guard hosts annual open house in Samoa, CA

Coast Guard hosts annual open house in Samoa, CA
A Coast Guard Station Humboldt Bay crew member talks about Coast Guard assets with a local citizen at the station’s annual open house event in Samoa, Calif., Aug. 11, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Brendan Hilleary) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — Coast Guard Station Humboldt Bay personnel hosted an annual open house event at the historic Coast Guard boat house in Samoa, Saturday. The event featured...

Coast Guard’s first California-based Fast Response Cutter arrives in San Pedro

Coast Guard's first California-based Fast Response Cutter arrives in San Pedro
The Coast Guard Cutter Forrest Rednour, arrives in the Channel of San Pedro, California, Aug. 11, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class DaVonte’ Marrow. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard’s first California-based Sentinel-Class Fast Response Cutter arrived in San Pedro, Saturday morning. The Coast Guard Cutter Forrest Rednour arrived at its new homeport at Coast Guard...

5th Coast Guard District Holds Change of Command

5th Coast Guard District Holds Change of Command
Coast Guard Rear Adm. Meredith Austin shakes hands with Rear Adm. Keith Smith during the 5th District change of command ceremony Aug. 10, 2018, in Norfolk, Virginia.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Auxiliarist Andrew Winz)   NORFOLK, Va. – Coast Guard Rear Adm. Keith Smith assumed command of the 5th Coast Guard District from Rear Adm. Meredith Austin during a change of command ceremony Friday. Smith...

New Coast Guard admiral to lead the Mid-Atlantic

New Coast Guard admiral to lead the Mid-Atlantic
Rear Adm. Keith Smith, commander, Coast Guard’s 5th District, speaks to attendees at the Coast Guard 5th District’s official change of command ceremony in Alexandria Virginia, August 10, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Auxiliarist Andy Winz Alexandria, VA – Often the Coast Guard is defined by its actions and reputation as one of the world’s premiere maritime lifesaving and law enforcement...

Coast Guard co-hosts the 6th Multilateral Maritime Interdiction and Prosecution Summit in Nassau

Coast Guard co-hosts the 6th Multilateral Maritime Interdiction and Prosecution Summit in Nassau
Multiple members from the Coast Guard Office of Maritime Law Enforcement, Royal Bahamas Police Force and the Royal Bahamas Defence Force take a moment for a group photo during the 6th Multilateral Maritime Interdiction and Prosecution Summit held Nassau, Bahamas Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo of Coast Guard Office of Maritime Law Enforcement MIAMI – The Coast Guard Office of Maritime...

On his wedding day, off-duty Coast Guard member rescues person in the water

On his wedding day, off-duty Coast Guard member rescues person in the water
NEW ORLEANS – An off-duty Coast Guard member rescued a man from the water near Orange Beach, Alabama, August 2, 2018. Shortly after his wedding, Petty Officer 2nd Class Zac Edwards, a Coast Guard member stationed at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, was posing for photographs with his wife on Orange Beach. A woman approached Edwards and explained there was a man in the water who was struggling...

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, Band coming to New Bedford

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, Band coming to New Bedford
The Coast Guard Band performs  June 1, 2018.  Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lisa Ferdinando BOSTON — Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, ‘America’s Tall Ship,’ is scheduled to visit New Bedford, Aug. 10-13. The 295-foot Barque Eagle is set to dock at the State Pier Friday, Aug. 10, and will have the following free and public tour schedule: Friday, Aug. 10, 1-4 p.m. Saturday,...