Coast Guard Cutter Stratton departs India after engagement with Indian coast guard

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton departs India after engagement with Indian coast guard
Coast Guard Cutter Stratton sales alongside the Indian coast guard ships Abheed and Shaurya (16) Aug. 23, 2019, while transiting in the Bay of Bengal off the coast of Chennai, India. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Stephen Esterly) CHENNAI, India – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL 752) departed Tuesday from Chennai after a multi-day engagement with the Indian coast...

Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward returns from patrol with 2,800 pounds of cocaine

Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward returns from patrol with 2,800 pounds of cocaine
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward returns to its homeport at Coast Guard Base Los Angeles-Long Beach in San Pedro, California after a successful counter narcotics patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, Aug. 29, 2019  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Ian Gray) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward (WPC-1130) returned from their first patrol of the drug transit zones...

Coast Guard Base Miami prepares for Hurricane Dorian

Coast Guard Base Miami prepares for Hurricane Dorian
Coast Guard Base Miami Beach Facilities Engineering members secure spaces across the Base as part of preparation efforts for the arrival of Hurricane Dorian Aug. 29, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Erik Villa Rodriguez) MIAMI — Members at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach conducted preparations Thursday at the base to prepare for the possible impact from Hurricane Dorian. Crews at Base Miami...

Coast Guardsman charged following Dutch Harbor, Alaska, death investigation

Coast Guardsman charged following Dutch Harbor, Alaska, death investigation
ALAMEDA, California – A Coast Guard member was charged Wednesday following a 7-month investigation into the death of another Coast Guardsman in Dutch Harbor, Alaska, in January. Coast Guard Seaman Ethan W. Tucker was charged with violating seven articles of the Uniform Code of Military Justice related to the death of the alleged victim who also held the rank of seaman. Tucker was taken into custody...

Coast Guard personnel in Puerto Rico prepare for Tropical Storm Dorian

Coast Guard personnel in Puerto Rico prepare for Tropical Storm Dorian
Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Puerto Rico personnel attach hurricane shutters to windows at Coast Guard Sector San Juan in Puerto Rico in preparation of Tropical Storm Dorian Aug. 26, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ricardo Castrodad). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard is encouraging everyone to prepare early for the potential impact of Tropical Storm Dorian. Here are some storm...

Coast Guard conducts Houma levee system overflight

Coast Guard conducts Houma levee system overflight
Rear Admiral John Nadeau, commander, Eighth Coast Guard District; Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA1); Army Colonel Stephen Murphy, commander and district engineer, New Orleans District, and Dwayne Bourgeois, executive director, North Lafourche Levee District board a Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk Helicopter at Lakefront Airport in New Orleans, August 26, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class...

Coast Guard presents Purple Heart to Finch family in Chatham, Massachusetts

Coast Guard presents Purple Heart to Finch family in Chatham, Massachusetts
U.S. Representative Bill Keating, Bradley Finch, Stephen Finch, and Adm. Andy Tiongson pose for a photo in front of a retired Coast Guard rescue boat, Monday, Aug, 26, 2019, Chatham, Massachusetts.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nicole J. Groll) BOSTON — The Coast Guard First District Commander, Rear Adm. Andy Tiongson, U.S. Representative Bill Keating, local Coast Guard units...

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton arrives in Chennai, India

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton arrives in Chennai, India
Coast Guard Cutter Stratton file photo by Lt. Brian Dykens CHENNAI, India – The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton arrived Friday in Chennai following previous engagements with Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and Malaysia. Stratton’s crew will work alongside U.S. Navy and Marine Corps personnel to expand cooperation between personnel, in both nations’ navies and coast guards, which...

Coast Guard commissions the two newest national security cutters in Honolulu

Coast Guard commissions the two newest national security cutters in Honolulu
Adm. Karl Schultz, the commandant of the Coast Guard, speaks during a dual-commissioning ceremony at Base Honolulu, Aug. 24, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West) HONOLULU — The U.S Coast Guard’s two newest national security cutters were commissioned Saturday during a ceremony presided over by Adm. Karl Schultz, the Coast Guard’s commandant. The Coast Guard...