Coast Guard participates in inaugural festival in Alameda

Coast Guard participates in inaugural festival in Alameda
The Coast Guard Ceremonial Honor Guard Silent Drill Team performs at the inaugural Coast Guard Festival in Alameda, California July 4, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory J. Mendenhall. ALAMEDA, Calif. — The inaugural Alameda Coast Guard Festival was held Tuesday afternoon following the city’s annual Fourth of July parade. The event celebrated Alameda as a Coast Guard...

Coast Guard, Navy and Marine Corps honor fallen Coast Guard Hero during memorial in Texas

Coast Guard, Navy and Marine Corps honor fallen Coast Guard Hero during memorial in Texas
Chief Warrant Officer 4 Frederick Dean Mann Oct. 14, 1918 – Jan. 9, 2017. SAN BENITO, Texas — Coast Guard, Navy and Marine Corps members from South Texas gathered with the family of a Coast Guard veteran and Silver Star Medal recipient, to honor him at a funeral and memorial in San Benito Friday. Chief Warrant Officer 4 Frederick Dean Mann lived from Oct. 14, 1918 until his death Jan. 9, 2017. Services...

A battle of precision

They met upon a concrete battlefield in the heart of our nation’s capital. There was no roar of cannon fire, no explosions, no ground to be captured or defended. All that was heard was the steady cadence of rifle buts striking the ground, heels snapping together and gloved hands smacking in unison the wooden hand guards of rifles. Each branch of the armed forces was represented; each came to test...

Coast Guard and DHS honors veterans

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard honored veterans of the service during a wreath-laying ceremony Friday held at the Coast Guard World War I Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va. Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security, Jane Holl Lute, joined Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Michael Leavitt in the Veterans Day, wreath-laying ceremony....