Coast Guard commissions newest fast response cutter William Hart in Honolulu

Coast Guard commissions newest fast response cutter William Hart in Honolulu
Margaret Hart Davis, the sponsor of the Coast Guard Cutter William Hart, brings the cutter to life with Lt. Cmdr. Laura Foster, the cutters commanding officer, during a commissioning ceremony at Base Honolulu, Sept. 26, 2019. Davis is the daughter of William Hart who was a Gold lifesaving medal recipient and a World War II veteran. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West) HONOLULU...

Coast Guard commissions the two newest national security cutters in Honolulu

Coast Guard commissions the two newest national security cutters in Honolulu
Adm. Karl Schultz, the commandant of the Coast Guard, speaks during a dual-commissioning ceremony at Base Honolulu, Aug. 24, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West) HONOLULU — The U.S Coast Guard’s two newest national security cutters were commissioned Saturday during a ceremony presided over by Adm. Karl Schultz, the Coast Guard’s commandant. The Coast Guard...

New commanding officer at helm of Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry

New commanding officer at helm of Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry
Lt. Eric Johnson (left), the commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry (WPC 1124), relieved Lt. Cmdr. Kenneth Franklin (right) while Capt. Arex Avanni (center), commander, Sector Honolulu, presided at a change of command ceremony at Base Honolulu, July 18, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West) HONOLULU — Lt. Eric Johnson relieved Lt. Cmdr. Kenneth...

Coast Guard recognizes communities for outstanding support in Hawaii Pacific

Coast Guard recognizes communities for outstanding support in Hawaii Pacific
Congressman Ed Case and Rear Adm. Kevin Lunday, Commander, Coast Guard 14th District, stand for a photo with Jane Ferreira of the Navy League at Coast Guard Base Honolulu, Feb. 2, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard thanked organizations and members of the community for their recent support of the service in an event in early February. Rear...

New captain at helm of Coast Guard Base Honolulu

New captain at helm of Coast Guard Base Honolulu
Capt. Ed Sheppard formally transfers command of Coast Guard Base Honolulu to Capt. Travis Rasmussen, during a change of command ceremony at the base June 28, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sara Muir) HONOLULU — Coast Guard Base Honolulu held a change of command ceremony bidding farewell to Capt. Ed Sheppard and welcomed Capt. Travis Rasmussen, at Coast Guard Base Honolulu, Thursday. Rear...

Coast Guard welcomes new admiral to lead 14th District

Coast Guard welcomes new admiral to lead 14th District
Rear Adm. Brian K. Penoyer (left) assumes command from Rear Adm. Vincent B. Atkins (left) as commander of the Coast Guard 14th District during a change of command ceremony at Coast Guard Base Honolulu, May 2, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard 14th District held a change of command ceremony bidding farewell to Rear Adm. Vincent B. Atkins...

Coast Guard Cutter Sherman decommissioned after nearly 50 years

Coast Guard Cutter Sherman decommissioned after nearly 50 years
Coast Guard Cutter Sherman crewmembers lay ashore during the Sherman’s decommissioning ceremony in Honolulu, Mar. 29, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew S. Masaschi. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard decommissioned its ninth High Endurance Cutter after nearly 50 years of service as part of recapitalization efforts during a ceremony at Coast Guard Base Honolulu, Thursday. The...

Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island decommissioned after 26 years of service

Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island decommissioned after 26 years of service
Capt. Michael Long, commanding officer, Coast Guard Sector Honolulu, and the crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island (WPB 1349) pose for a picture following the decommissioning ceremony on Base Honolulu, March 16, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island (WPB 1349), a 110-foot Island Class patrol boat,...

Coast Guard commissions Hawaii’s second Sentinel-class cutter

Coast Guard commissions Hawaii's second Sentinel-class cutter
The plankowners of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126) man the rails during the commissioning ceremony on Base Honolulu, March 9, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126), Hawaii’s second Sentinel-class cutter, was commissioned into service at Coast Guard Base Honolulu, Friday. Vice...