Coast Guard Island to host 70th anniversary event of Pearl Harbor attacks

ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to welcome and honor survivors of the Pearl Harbor attacks, Wednesday, Dec. 7, during a remembrance ceremony that will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the tragedy that helped bring the United States of America into World War II. The Coast Guard has hosted this event in conjunction with Chapter Two of the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association for 10...

Coast Guard Base Support Unit Alameda welcomes new commanding officer

ALAMEDA, Calif. – Coast Guard Base Support Unit Alameda welcomed its new commanding officer during a change of command ceremony held on Coast Guard Island, Wednesday, June 22, 2011. Capt. Gary Spenik relieved Capt. Keith Turro, who has served in Alameda since July 2008 when Base Support Unit Alameda was known as Integrated Support Command Alameda prior to being reorganized in 2009. Spenik’s...

Bay Area Coast Guard members pay tribute to Pearl Harbor attack survivors, fallen heroes

ALAMEDA, Calif. – Alameda-based Coast Guard members payed tribute this morning to the survivors and fallen heroes commemorating the 69th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The Pearl Harbor remembrance ceremony was held at the Point Welcome Room on Coast Guard Island. The ceremony included the reading of proclamations, historical background of the Pearl Harbor Survivor’s Association...