Coast Guard breaks ground on new air station in Ventura

Coast Guard breaks ground on new air station in Ventura
A ground breaking ceremony for the Coast Guard Air Station Ventura,was held  July 27, 2021. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Richard W. Brahm. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard helicopter crews flying out of rented space at the naval base at Point Mugu will finally get a permanent home as ground broke Tuesday for their new facility. The $53 million Coast Guard Air Station Ventura...

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to arrive in New London Friday

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to arrive in New London Friday
Coast Guard Tall Ship Eagle file photo by U.S. Navy Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ruben Reed NEW LONDON, Connecticut — The Coast Guard Cutter Eagle (WIX 327), “America’s Tall Ship,” is scheduled to arrive in New London on Friday. Eagle will moor at City Pier from July 30 – Aug. 1 and will be open for free public tours at the following dates and times: Friday, July 30, 1 p.m....

Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane interdicts $16 million worth of drugs

Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane interdicts $16 million worth of drugs
Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane conduct sunset flight operations with an MH-65 Dolphin aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Miami (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo/Released) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane returned home to their homeport in Portsmouth, after a 72-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea, Sunday. The Harriet Lane’s crew performed counter-drug and...

Coast Guard to break ground on new air station in Ventura

Coast Guard to break ground on new air station in Ventura
MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from FOB Point Mugu file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sondra-Kay Kneen. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to break ground for a new facility Tuesday, at naval base Point Mugu for helicopter crews that have been flying out of rented space. The $53 million Coast Guard Air Station Ventura is scheduled to include a 48,000-square-foot hangar and a 12,200-square-foot...

New commander at the helm of MSST Miami

New commander at the helm of MSST Miami
Lt. Cmdr. Bradford Clark relieved Lt. Cmdr. Saladin Shelton as the commanding officer of Maritime Safety and Security Team Miami (91114), during a formal change of command ceremony at the unit, July 15, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Lt. Cmdr. Bradford Clark relieved Lt. Cmdr. Saladin Shelton as the commanding officer of Maritime Safety and Security Team Miami (91114), during a formal change...

Coast Guard participates in Exercise Argus

Coast Guard participates in Exercise Argus
The USCGC Maple (WLB 207) crew participate in a search and rescue and pollution response exercise. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jose Hernandez) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The U.S. Coast Guard participated in the Danish Joint Arctic Command’s annual joint large-scale Exercise Argus in Southern Greenland, June 21- 25. Deployed forces demonstrated U.S. Coast Guard capabilities to...

Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo holds change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo holds change-of-command ceremony
Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lexie Preston. NEW ORLEANS — Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo held a change of command Thursday, aboard the cutter. Lt. Cortland Gazda transferred command of Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo to Lt. George Sohn. “I am humbled and honored by the opportunity to command the great crew of the Jacob Poroo,” Sohn said. “I look forward...

Coast Guard Cutter Diligence holds change-of-command ceremony

NEW ORLEANS — Coast Guard Cutter Diligence held a change-of-command ceremony Friday in Pensacola, Florida. Cmdr. Luke Slivinski transferred command of cutter Diligence to Cmdr. Jared Trusz. Diligence is a 210-foot medium endurance cutter homeported in Pensacola with 75 crewmembers The cutter’s primary missions are counter drug operations, migrant interdiction, enforcing federal fishery laws,...

Coast Guard Cutter Liberty crew holds change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Cutter Liberty crew holds change-of-command ceremony
U.S. Coast Guard Lt. George T. Greendyk (left) shakes hands with Lt. Cmdr. Christopher S. Marquis (right), during a change-of-command ceremony held in Juneau on July 13th, 2021. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. JUNEAU, Alaska – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Liberty (WPB 1334) hosted a change-of-command ceremony in Juneau, Tuesday. Capt. Darwin A. Jensen, Sector Juneau commander, presided...