Coast Guard European unit adopts grave of World War II sailor from Greenbrier, Kentucky

Coast Guard European unit adopts grave of World War II sailor from Greenbrier, Kentucky
The grave of Woodrow Elaman, USCG, at the Ardennes American Cemetery in Neupre, Belgium, who was killed in action during World War II. Members of Coast Guard Activities Europe have adopted his grave. (Photo by: Carmen Maldonado) In the eastern Belgian village of Neupré lie are the well tended graves of the Ardennes American World War II Cemetery. Walking these silent ranks of white marble in the...

Coast Guard Activities Europe holds Change of Command ceremony

Coast Guard Activities Europe holds Change of Command ceremony
SCHINNEN, Netherlands — Capt. Thomas J. Kaminski took command of Coast Guard Activities Europe in a ceremony Thursday at the U.S. Army Garrison Benelux-Schinnen, Netherlands. Kaminski relieved Capt. David F. Berliner as the commanding officer. Capt. Larry W. Hewett, chief of preparedness, Coast Guard Atlantic Area, presided over the ceremony. Kaminski earned a Bachelor of Science degree in management...

Coast Guard Activities Europe commanding officer temporarily relieved

Coast Guard Activities Europe commanding officer temporarily relieved
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard temporarily relieved Capt. James B. Robertson, commanding officer of Coast Guard Activities Europe, Tuesday due to loss of confidence in his abilities to command. The executive officer, Cmdr. Erin Williams, has assumed temporary command of Activities Europe. Robertson has been reassigned to Coast Guard Atlantic Area. Activities Europe was established in 1995...

New commanding officer takes charge of Coast Guard Activities Europe

New commanding officer takes charge of Coast Guard Activities Europe
SCHINNEN, Netherlands – Capt. James B. Robertson relieved Capt.  John S. Kenyon as Commanding Officer of U.S. Coast Guard Activities Europe in Schinnen,  the Netherlands, during a formal change-of-command ceremony at the U.S. Army Garrison Benelux-Schinnen, Friday. Capt. Robertson assumed command after recently completing a tour of duty as commanding officer of Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Texas...

Coast Guard Activities Europe staff moves to Schinnen, Netherlands

Coast Guard Activities Europe staff moves to Schinnen, Netherlands
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard Activities Europe staff moved its operations from Rotterdam to its new location at the U.S. Army Garrison in Schinnen, Netherlands Monday. With a complement staff of 32, Coast Guard Activities Europe has been in Rotterdam since June 1995 as a tenant of the U.S. Army’s Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command and 598th Transportation Brigade Headquarters...

Coast Guard presents Meritorious Public Service Award to crew of Tor Viking II

JUNEAU, Alaska – Capt. Finn Jorgenson and the crew of the tug Tor Viking II were honored by the U.S. Coast Guard in Stockholm, Sweden, Monday for their assistance in rescuing the cargo vessel Golden Seas in the Bering Sea in December 2010. Capt. John Kenyon, commanding officer U.S. Coast Guard Activities Europe, presented Jorgenson and his crew with the Meritorious Public Service Award on behalf...

Coast Guard Activities Europe Honors Maersk Michigan Master and Crew

Capt. John S. Kenyon, (left) presents Master Mariner Mike Ross with the Coast Guard Public Service Commendation. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Anne Soracco ROTTERDAM, Netherlands – Capt. John S. Kenyon, Commanding Officer for Coast Guard Activities Europe, presented Master Mariner Mike Ross with the Coast Guard Public Service Commendation for the 2010 at-sea rescue of two men in the Straits of...

Coast Guardsman Receives Award for Excellence in Marine Investigations

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands – Lt. Cmdr. Radiah Jones, international port security liaison officer for Coast Guard Activities Europe in Rotterdam, was presented the Congressman James Sener Award for Excellence in Marine Investigations on Aug. 24.