Coast Guard Cutter Mako to hold change of command, outgoing leader slated for year-long overseas deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Mako to hold change of command, outgoing leader slated for year-long overseas deployment
CAPE MAY, N.J. ─ The crew of the 87-foot Coast Guard Cutter Mako is scheduled to hold a change-of-command ceremony Friday at 5 p.m. at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May. During the ceremony, Master Chief Petty Officer William D. Hollandsworth will relinquish command of the coastal patrol boat and crew to Master Chief Petty Officer Eric T. Lepley. Lepley is reporting from Pensacola, Fla., where...

Coast Guardsmen train on Fort Dix simulator prior to Middle East deployment

Coast Guardsmen from RAID Detachment 13 preparing for deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan review real world convoy procedures before undergoing simulation training at Fort Dix’s latest virtual 360-degree trainer the Reconfigurable Vehicle Tactical Trainer. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. James Cullen, USCG Training Team East. by Sgt. Ray Reyes, 444th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, New Jersey Army...