Coast Guard welcomes 10th Enlisted Ancient Albatross at ceremony on Oahu

Coast Guard welcomes 10th Enlisted Ancient Albatross at ceremony on Oahu
Master Chief Petty Officer Clay Hill, the new Coast Guard Enlisted Ancient Albatross, stands with Master Chief Petty Officer Michael Ferreira, the outgoing Enlisted Ancient Albatross, after a change of watch ceremony at Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point, Oahu, Aug. 20, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle) HONOLULU — Master Chief Petty Officer Michael Ferreira...

Coast Guard honors new Ancient Albatross during ceremony at Air Station Traverse City

Coast Guard honors new Ancient Albatross during ceremony at Air Station Traverse City
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — The Coast Guard Ancient Albatross, Vice Adm. John P. Currier passed on the title of Ancient Albatross, Wednesday, to Rear Adm. John H. Korn, commander of the Coast Guard 7th District located in Miami, during a change of watch ceremony at Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City, Michigan. Currier, the former vice commandant of the Coast Guard, previously served in Traverse City...

Coast Guard Base Kodiak personnel to celebrate military presence, Naval aviation

KODIAK, Alaska – In recognition of 70 years of military presence in Kodiak and 100 years of Naval Aviation, Coast Guard personnel will hold a celebration ceremony at 10 a.m. in Hangar 3 of the air station on the base Wednesday. Members of the community are invited to attend and are asked to arrive at Hangar 3 no later than 9:45 a.m. to ensure a timely start to the celebration. Ancient Albatrosses,...

The Ancients Gather for Ancient Keeper Change of Watch

NARRAGANSETT, R.I. – The four ‘Ancients’ had the rare opportunity to spend the morning together during the first ever ancient keeper change of watch ceremony where Galvin took over as the new ancient keeper from Master Chief Petty Officer John Downey, who retired immediately after the ceremony. The enlisted ancient albatross is the enlisted aircrew member on active duty with the earliest...