Coast Guard, Navy, and Royal Canadian Navy strengthen partnerships

Coast Guard, Navy, and Royal Canadian Navy strengthen partnerships
Coast Guard Maritime Security Response Team West service members conduct fast-rope exercises from a U.S. Navy Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 14 MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter off the coast of San Diego. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ens. Brooke Harkrader. ALAMEDA, Calif. — The U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Navy, and Royal Canadian navy signed a five-year strategic plan Tuesday, laying the foundation for future...

Iranian Vessels Conduct Unsafe Interaction with Naval Forces in Arabian Gulf

Iranian Vessels Conduct Unsafe Interaction with Naval Forces in Arabian Gulf
Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN) vessels conduct unsafe and unprofessional actions against Coast Guard Cutter Maui in international waters of the north Arabian Gulf. (U.S. Navy photo) NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY BAHRAIN – On April 15, eleven Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN) vessels repeatedly conducted dangerous and harassing approaches of the Coast Guard...

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton participates in Talisman Sabre 2019

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton participates in Talisman Sabre 2019
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Stratton proceeds to their assigned location in formation with other military vessels participating in Talisman Sabre 2019 in the Coral Sea July 11, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jasmine Mieszala) U.S. Coast Guard story and photos by: Petty Officer 2nd Class Jasmine Mieszala The U.S. Coast Guard participated in Talisman Sabre 2019 in July,...

Coast Guard and Canada fortify border security during Operation Green Mountain

Coast Guard and Canada fortify border security during Operation Green Mountain
The Coast Guard and partner law enforcement agency personnel stand for a photo Monday, July 3, 2017 during Operation Green Mountain.   U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Kyle Wiford. BOSTON — The Coast Guard, in collaboration with U.S. Border Patrol and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, conducted a joint operation June 23 – July 4 to enhance our U.S. and Canada law enforcement partnerships,...

Coast Guard, Navy to conduct exercise in Cumberland Sound

Coast Guard, Navy to conduct exercise in Cumberland Sound
Coast Guardsman with Maritime Force Protection Unit (MFPU) Kings Bay, fire blanks from an M2 .50-caliber machine gun during exercise Resolute Guardian 2012 near Kings Bay, Ga., Sept. 25, 2012. The mission of MFPU Kings Bay is to conduct escorts for ballistic missile submarines when transiting in and out of Kings Bay. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class James Kimber) KINGS BAY,...

Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernández participates in gunnery exercise for Tradewinds 2016

Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernández participates in gunnery exercise for Tradewinds 2016
A crew member from the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez shoots the .50 cal machine gun during a joint gunnery exercise in the Caribbean Sea, June 9, 2016 during Tradewinds 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada – The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernández participated in a joint gunnery exercise June 9, 2016 off the coast of...

Coast Guard, Army CBSI-Taft participate in Tradewinds 2016

Coast Guard, Army CBSI-Taft participate in Tradewinds 2016
U.S. Coast Guard and partner nation Coast Guard members complete boat checks June 7, 2016 in St. George’s, Grenada, as part of Tradewinds 2016.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake The Caribbean Basin Security Initiative Technical Assistance Field Team is participating in Exercise Tradewinds 2016, a multi-national maritime security and disaster response exercise in...

Coast Guard banned from necessary technology because it is not part of DoD

Coast Guard banned from necessary technology because it is not part of DoD
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Two MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crews fly over Atlantic City during a formation training flight March 13, 2012. U.S. Coast Guard photo. A California congressman is hoping to rip through some government red tape to fix a problem in the system that’s preventing the Coast Guard from using essential night-vision technology. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) is maddened by the fact...

K-9 teams train for Super Bowl 50 security

K-9 teams train for Super Bowl 50 security
Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Hartman, briefs participants in the helicopter acclimation training at Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart) ALAMEDA, Calif. — Federal, state and local K-9 teams conducted helicopter training at Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco, Wednesday, in preparation for Super...