Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returns home from counter narcotics patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returns home from counter narcotics patrol
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. Astoria, Ore. – The crew aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast (WMEC-623) returned home Friday to Astoria after a 60-day counter narcotic patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. While patrolling international waters off...

Vice President scheduled to speak at Coast Guard Academy Commencement Exercises

Vice President scheduled to speak at Coast Guard Academy Commencement Exercises
NEW LONDON, Conn. – The U.S. Coast Guard Academy is preparing to host Vice President Mike Pence, who is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at graduation ceremonies here, Wednesday, May 23. The 137th Commencement Exercises are scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. on Cadet Memorial Field. This event is not open to the public. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder commissioned in Atlantic Beach

Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder commissioned in Atlantic Beach
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder mans the rails during the commissioning ceremony for the cutter in Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, April 20, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Office 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn) ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. — The Coast Guard commissioned North Carolina’s first Fast Response Cutter, the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder, during a ceremony in Atlantic...

Coast Guard cutters to offer free public tours during NOLA Navy Week

Coast Guard cutters to offer free public tours during NOLA Navy Week
Coast Guard Cutter Cypress file photo NEW ORLEANS – The crews of Coast Guard Cutters Benjamin Dailey and Cypress are scheduled to offer free public tours in New Orleans as part of NOLA Navy Week 2018. Coast Guard Cutter Benjamin Daily will be moored at the Julia Street Wharf and is open for tours during the following times: Friday, April 20 from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to 5...

Coast Guard Academy cadet presents at TEDxYale event

Cadet Evan Twarog gave a presentation on crisis mapping and using social media for Coast Guard applications during the final round of the student competition during the TEDxYale: Uncharted event March 3, 2018. The event highlighted nine featured speakers and five student speakers who presented their exploration of the uncharted. During Hurricane Harvey, Twarog contributed to the Coast Guard’s “crisis...

Coast Guard Academy cadet receives Fulbright Award to study energy engineering

Coast Guard Academy cadet receives Fulbright Award to study energy engineering
Cadet First Class Erin Wright photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Laughlin NEW LONDON, Conn. – Coast Guard Academy Cadet First Class Erin Wright has been awarded a 2018-2019 Fulbright scholarship to pursue a Master of Philosophy degree in Energy Engineering at Newcastle University, Newcastle, United Kingdom. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers research, study and teaching opportunities...

Coast Guard Cutter Edisto decommissioned after 30 years of service

Coast Guard Cutter Edisto decommissioned after 30 years of service
The Coast Guard Cutter Edisto sits moored at Naval Base Point Loma, San Diego, April 13, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Joel Guzman) SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard Cutter Edisto (WPB 1313) was decommissioned Friday after more than 30 years of service during a ceremony at Naval Base Point Loma in San Diego. The Edisto is one of the Coast Guard’s 38 remaining 110-foot Island...

Coast Guard Cutter Bear returns following 3 month deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Bear returns following 3 month deployment
Coast Guard Cutter Bear file photo by PA3 Larry Chambers PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Bear returned home to Portsmouth today following a three-month deployment to the Eastern Pacific Ocean. After transiting from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean through the Panama Canal, the Bear’s crew performed counter-narcotic operations, search and rescue, and maritime law enforcement...

Coast Guard, Arcata Fire Department conduct interagency training

Coast Guard, Arcata Fire Department conduct interagency training
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo ARCATA, Calif. — The Coast Guard and Arcata Fire Department conducted interagency hoist training at the Mad River Community Hospital in Arcata, Tuesday. A Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew and the Arcata Fire Department conducted ground training and equipment familiarization followed by an airborne hoisting exercise. The...