Coast Guardsmen help deployed Army unit ship containers home

CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq – Two U.S. Coast Guard petty officers are part of a team that assists service members with the proper declaration, classification, labeling and packaging of shipping containers leaving Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Iraq. Petty Officers First Class Alfred Jurison, from Waipahu, Hawaii, and Eric Sobczak, from Chesapeake, Va., assigned to the U.S. Coast...

Third Army celebrates Coast Guard birthday with 5K

By Staff Sgt. Regina Machine CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait – Several hundred service members participated in a 5K run/walk to kick off the Coast Guard’s 221st birthday Aug. 4. Coast Guard Lt. John Bannon, Redeployment Assistance Inspection Detachment, 595th Transportation Brigade, and native of San Diego, addressed the participants at the beginning of the event. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...