Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward arrives in San Francisco Bay ahead of commissioning

Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward arrives in San Francisco Bay ahead of commissioning
The Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward, a Sentinel Class Fast Response Cutter (FRC) homeported at Coast Guard Base Los Angeles-Long Beach, is escorted by San Francisco and Sacramento Coast Guard assets as the crew journeys to Coast Guard Sector San Francisco on Yerba Buena Island for a ceremonial commissioning, Feb. 22, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jordan Akiyama) SAN FRANCISCO...

Coast Guard recognizes communities for outstanding support in Hawaii Pacific

Coast Guard recognizes communities for outstanding support in Hawaii Pacific
Congressman Ed Case and Rear Adm. Kevin Lunday, Commander, Coast Guard 14th District, stand for a photo with Jane Ferreira of the Navy League at Coast Guard Base Honolulu, Feb. 2, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard thanked organizations and members of the community for their recent support of the service in an event in early February. Rear...

U.S., Federated States of Micronesia conduct bilateral engagement

U.S., Federated States of Micronesia conduct bilateral engagement
Following a bilateral meeting, Rear Adm. Kevin Lunday, commander Coast Guard 14th District, and the Honorable Secretary Lorin Robert, FSM Department of Foreign Affairs participate in a wreath-laying in the Chuuk Lagoon, Feb. 18, 2019. (Photo courtesy U.S. Embassy Kolonia) HONOLULU — Continuing Coast Guard commitment in the Indo-Pacific Region, Rear Adm. Kevin Lunday joined the U.S. Delegation lead...

Coast Guard receives upgraded HC-144B Ocean Sentry aircraft in Corpus Christi

Coast Guard receives upgraded HC-144B Ocean Sentry aircraft in Corpus Christi
An HC-144B Ocean Sentry rests on an airstrip in Corpus Christi, Texas on Feb. 20, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Jessica Wright. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard received an upgraded HC-144 Ocean Sentry medium-range surveillance aircraft at Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas, Wednesday. The bravo upgrade expands the HC-144’s extensive sensor capability, aiding the Coast...

Coast Guard cuts ribbon on new command center in Maine

Coast Guard cuts ribbon on new command center in Maine
Sen. Susan Collins of Maine cuts a ceremonial ribbon to celebrate the opening of a new $2.3M Coast Guard command center at Sector Northern New England, located in Portland, Maine. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Zachary Hupp) BOSTON — Coast Guard Sector Northern New England officially opened a new 24-hour command center Wednesday in South Portland, Maine. Sen. Susan Collins, Atlantic...

Coast Guard, Elizabeth City State University sign memorandum of agreement

Coast Guard, Elizabeth City State University sign memorandum of agreement
Rear Adm. Keith Smith and Dr. Karrie Dixon, of Elizabeth City State University, present a signed Memorandum of Agreement Feb. 14, 2019, in Elizabeth City, North Carolina.  (U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua Canup) ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard and Elizabeth City State University signed a memorandum of agreement at ECSU Thursday. The primary objectives highlighted...

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returns home after patrol in Carribbean

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returns home after patrol in Carribbean
Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Renee C. Aiello The Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returned home to Pensacola, Florida, after completing a 59-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea. During the patrol, Dauntless conducted joint operations with Department of Homeland Security air and surface assets to intercept over 80 migrants heading for U.S. soil, conducted four medical evacuations...

Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod holds memorial for crew of Aircraft 1432

Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod holds memorial for crew of Aircraft 1432
U.S. Coast Guard Cmdr. Steven F. Jensen leads the formation of the Air Station Cape Cod crew who are formed up in honor of the 40th anniversary of the crew lost on CG-1432,  Feb. 13, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nicole J. Groll) BOSTON — The crew of Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod held a 40th anniversary memorial service Wednesday for the crew of CG-1432 who gave the...

7th District commander attends Miami MAST Academy Pass-in-review

7th District commander attends Miami MAST Academy Pass-in-review
Rear Adm. Peter J. Brown, Coast Guard 7th district commander, speaks to students at the Miami Mast Academy during their Pass-in-review Thursday, Feb. 13, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Crystalynn Kneen. MIAMI — Rear Adm. Peter J. Brown, commander of Coast Guard 7th District, attended the senior class’ Pass-in-review at the Maritime and Science Technology school in Miami...