Coast Guard to hold annual memorial ceremony in Ilwaco, Wash.

Coast Guard to hold annual memorial ceremony in Ilwaco, Wash.
Members of Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment prepare for the 21-gun salute during lasta years memorial ceremony at Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Klingenberg) ILWACO, Wash. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to host a memorial service, Saturday, at the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center in tribute to Coast Guardsmen and mariners...

Coast Guard Dismisses Criminal Charges Against Sole Survivor of Air Station Sitka Helicopter Crash

JUNEAU, Alaska — The 17th Coast Guard District commander, Rear Adm. Thomas P. Ostebo, dismissed criminal charges without prejudice against Lt. Lance Leone Tuesday, stemming from his role as co-pilot of Coast Guard helicopter CG-6017, which crashed on July 7, 2010. Leone, the sole survivor of the crash, was charged Sept. 30, 2011, with violating three punitive articles of the Uniform Code of Military...

Coast Guard honors departed crew and their families at helicopter crash site during a one-year-anniversary ceremony in, La Push, Wash.

PORT ANGELES, Wash. – The Coast Guard held a ceremony honoring three deceased crewmembers of a CG-6017, an HH-60 Jayhawk helicopter, that crashed in La Push, Wash., July 7, 2010, one year ago Thursday. Coast Guardsman based in Port Angeles, Wash., gathered during morning colors in respect of their shipmate’s sacrifice. A wreath was displayed during the ceremony and was then transferred...

A Moment of Silence for the Crew of CG Helo 6017

Today marks the one year anniversary of the CG Helo 6017 tragedy when the Coast Guard lost three shipmates. The 6017 crashed in the waters of La Push, Wa on July 7, 2010 while travelling from Astoria,Oregon to Sitka, Alaska. Lieutenant Sean Kruger, Petty Officer Adam Hoke and Petty Officer Brett Banks lost their lives serving our country. We should never forget their sacrifices and the families...

Coast Guard to conduct memorial service for Sitka-based helicopter crew at Station Quillayute River

SEATTLE – The Thirteenth Coast Guard District will conduct a memorial service on Monday, July 19, 2010, at 1 p.m., for the fallen members of the CG-6017 Jayhawk helicopter crew that crashed off the coast of La Push, Wash., on July 7, 2010.

Funeral for Coast Guard Petty Officer Killed in Sitka Crash to be held in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE, Alaska. – A funeral is scheduled for Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Brett Banks at the National Cemetery on Fort Richardson at 3 p.m. Thursday.

Coast Guard providing live webcast of Sitka memorial services

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard has established a web address to provide a live webcast of the Coast Guard’s memorial service for the crew of CG-6017 scheduled for 2 p.m.Tuesday at Air Station Sitka.