Coast Guard commissions its newest National Security Cutter

Coast Guard commissions its newest National Security Cutter
The Coast Guard Ceremonial Honor Guard presents the colors during the Coast Guard Cutter Joshua James commissioning ceremony at Base Boston, Aug. 8, 2015.(Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley) BOSTON — The Coast Guard commissioned its newest National Security Cutter, the 418-foot Coast Guard Cutter James, Saturday during a ceremony at Coast Guard Base Boston. “Joshua...

Public Invited to Tour Coast Guard’s Newest National Security Cutter

Public Invited to Tour Coast Guard’s Newest National Security Cutter
NSC 5 James on builders trials in the Gulf of Mexico March 30, 2015. BOSTON – The Coast Guard’s latest 418-foot National Security Cutter, James (WSML 754), is scheduled to arrive at Coast Guard Base Boston, Monday to celebrate the 225th birthday of the U.S. Coast Guard. The public is invited to tour the new cutter on Tuesday, August 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Base Boston. The commissioning ceremony...

New captain takes the helm of Coast Guard Base Boston

New captain takes the helm of Coast Guard Base Boston
Capt. Timothy Heitsch is relieved by Capt. James “Brett” Millican in a change of command ceremony July 7, 201. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ross Ruddell) BOSTON – Capt. James “Brett” Millican assumed the duties and responsibilities as commanding officer of Coast Guard Base Boston from Capt. Timothy Heitsch during a change of command ceremony at Historical...

Coast Guard Cutter Spencer hosts local Boy Scout Troop

BOSTON — The Coast Guard Cutter Spencer crews hosted a local Boy Scout Troop 127, from Lincoln, Mass., at Base Boston, April 29. The in-depth guided tour was part of Troop 127’s visit to Coast Guard Base Boston. The tour also included a presentation on Coast Guard missions and capabilities, a tour of the Sector Boston Command Center, a 45-foot Response Boat-medium, a 25-foot Response Boat-small...