Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf returns home following participation in Rim of the Pacific

Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf returns home following participation in Rim of the Pacific
Family and friends met aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf’s flight deck to reunite with Bertholf crewmembers following the cutter’s return home to Alameda, Calif., after a 90-day deployment, Sept. 4, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew S. Masaschi. ALAMEDA, Calif. – The crew aboard Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf returned Tuesday to their homeport in Alameda...

Coast Guard receives recognition from Rhode Island Lt. Gov. in honor of Coast Guard Auxiliary Day

Coast Guard receives recognition from Rhode Island Lt. Gov. in honor of Coast Guard Auxiliary Day
Rhode Island Lt. Gov. Dan McKee stands with members of the U.S. Coast Guard at the State Capitol building in Providence. (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Zachary Hupp) PROVIDENCE, RI — Rhode Island Lt. Gov. Dan McKee presented plaques to the Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England Deputy Commander Tuesday, at the State Capitol building in recognition of Coast Guard Auxiliary Day. Earlier...

Coast Guard Academy announces Fall Regimental Review schedule

Coast Guard Academy announces Fall Regimental Review schedule
Coast Guard Academy regimental review file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class NyxoLyno Cangemi NEW LONDON, Conn. – The Coast Guard Academy is announcing its Regimental Review schedule for the fall season. Regimental reviews are a part of military tradition and ceremony and serve to develop poise, confidence, speaking skills, teamwork and leadership among the Corps of Cadets. The events, which usually...

Training Center Cape May Scheduled To Hold Sunset Parade on Labor Day

Training Center Cape May Scheduled To Hold Sunset Parade on Labor Day
Training Center Cape May Sunset Review file photo by Chief Warrant Officer Donnie Brzuska CAPE MAY, N.J. – U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May is scheduled to host a Sunset Parade in honor of the Coast Guard Enlisted Memorial Foundation at the Training Center, Sept. 2 at 6:58 p.m. Sunset Parades are military displays of marching troops and the Coast Guard Recruit Precision Drill Team. More...

Off-duty Coast Guard helicopter pilot rescues 2 people after boat sinks

Off-duty Coast Guard helicopter pilot rescues 2 people after boat sinks
A Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office marine unit prepares to transfer two survivors to a Sanibel Fire Rescue boat crew after a 22-foot boat sank near John’s Pass, Florida, Saturday, Aug. 25. (Courtesy photo) CLEARWATER, Fla. — An off-duty Coast Guard helicopter pilot and his family rescued two people from the water Saturday near John’s Pass. Rescued were a 51-year-old Clearwater man and a...

Coast Guard Cutter Northland returns to homeport after 79-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Northland returns to homeport after 79-day patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Northland crew members fire .50 caliber machine gun in the West Atlantic Ocean, July 23, 2018 during their Caribbean patrol.  (Coast Guard Photo) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Northland  returned to Portsmouth, Virginia,  after completing a 79-day patrol in the Western Atlantic Ocean, Saturday. The Northland is a 270-foot medium endurance cutter homeported...

Coast Guard Alaska boat stations receive new response boats

Coast Guard Alaska boat stations receive new response boats
Coast Guard Station Valdez 29-foot Response Boat-Small II file photo. ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard boat stations in Alaska received new response boats this summer as part of the service’s initiative to replace older response boats that have reached the end of their planned service life. Five new 29-foot Response Boat-Smalls, also known as Response Boat-Small IIs, were delivered to the Coast...

Coast Guard tall ship Eagle returns home after months underway

Coast Guard tall ship Eagle returns home after months underway
Coast Guard Cutter Eagle file photo by Seamen Lisa Ferdinando. BALTIMORE – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, a 295-foot tall ship, returned to the Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore, Friday morning after its summer patrol. The Eagle got underway from Baltimore on May 4, 2018, for the annual cadet summer training cruise. Over 750 Coast Guard Academy cadets have trained aboard the Eagle this summer. The...

Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod crew recounts Hurricane Harvey response one year later

Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod crew recounts Hurricane Harvey response one year later
A runway with Coast Guard helicopters responding to search and rescue calls resulting from Hurricane Harvey is viewed from the cockpit of a deployed Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Simon Greene. BOSTON — Members of Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, including two pilots and a rescue swimmer, give firsthand accounts of the the Hurricane Harvey rescue efforts. Hurricane...