Change of watch scheduled for Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard

WASHINGTON – A change of watch ceremony is scheduled for the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May in Cape May, N.J. this afternoon. During the ceremony, Master Chief Petty Officer Michael P. Leavitt will assume the responsibilities of the eleventh Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard from Master Chief Petty Officer Charles W. Bowen.

Commandant Scheduled to Speak at 129th Commencement

COAST GUARD ACADEMY, Conn. – Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Thad Allen is scheduled to deliver the keynote speech during the Coast Guard Academy’s 129th Commencement Exercises May 19 at 11 a.m. on Cadet Memorial Field.

Groundbreaking highlights $120 million commitment to New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS- Coast Guard Commandant, Adm. Thad Allen will serve as the keynote speaker and presiding official over the dedication and groundbreaking ceremony for the new Sector New Orleans building here, Friday, Jan. 30, 2009. The groundbreaking ceremony will also commemorate the new construction of the Coast Guard Integrated Support Command, which is being built on a 26-acre parcel at the NASA Michoud...

Memorial service for U.S. Coast Guard HH-65 air crew scheduled for Friday

HONOLULU – A memorial service is planned for 10 a.m. Friday at Air Station Barbers Point in Ewa Beach for U.S. Coast Guard air crewmen aboard an HH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter that crashed Sept. 4. The service will be held in the hangar for three members who lost their lives in the accident and one crew member who remains missing at sea. Family members of the air crew members have asked that...