Coast Guard redesignates Wilmington, NC as official Coast Guard City

Coast Guard redesignates Wilmington, NC as official Coast Guard City
WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard formally recognized the city of Wilmington as a Coast Guard City Tuesday at Thalian Hall in Wilmington. This marks the fourth time the city of Wilmington has been recognized by the service as an official Coast Guard City. Capt. Bion Stewart, commander of Coast Guard Sector North Carolina, presented the letter from Adm. Karl L. Schultz, Coast Guard commandant,...

Coast Guard re-designates Eureka as official Coast Guard City

Coast Guard re-designates Eureka as official Coast Guard City
Coast Guard Capt. Greg Fuller, Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay commander, Capt. James Pruett, Coast Guard 11th District chief of staff, and Mayor Susan Seaman of Eureka, California (pictured left to right) pose together as they re-designate Eureka as a Coast Guard City, Feb. 22, 2019 in Eureka.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard re-designated Eureka as an official...

Coast Guard, local partners to participate in Eureka Coast Guard City Days

Coast Guard, local partners to participate in Eureka Coast Guard City Days
MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay and local partners are scheduled to participate in Coast Guard City Days events in celebration of the 18th anniversary of Eureka becoming the nation’s second official Coast Guard City. The events include an interagency softball game and BBQ, a ceremony to dedicate the F Street Plaza in honor of the 18th anniversary of Eureka becoming the...

New York City designated as the 25th Coast Guard City

New York City designated as the 25th Coast Guard City
Adm. Paul Zukunft, Commandant of the Coast Guard, presents Bill de Blasio, Mayor of New York City, with a proclamation declaring New York as the newest Coast Guard City. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK — New York City was officially designated as the 25th Coast Guard City, Thursday during a ceremony at City Hall with Mayor Bill de Blasio and Coast Guard...

Coast Guard renews Coast Guard City designation for Sitka, Alaska, during Alaska Day festivities

Coast Guard renews Coast Guard City designation for Sitka, Alaska, during Alaska Day festivities
Coast Guard Rear Adm. Michael McAllister, 17th District commander, addresses an audience during a Coast Guard City renewal proclamation in Sitka, Alaska, Oct. 18, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Shawn Eggert. Juneau, Alaska — The Coast Guard renewed the city of Sitka’s Coast Guard City designation during Alaska Day festivities Wednesday. Rear Adm. Michael McAllister,...

Florence, Oregon named nation’s 24th Coast Guard City

Florence, Oregon named nation's 24th Coast Guard City
A new sign recognizing the City of Florence, Ore., as a Coast Guard City welcomes residents and visitors to Florence on Oregon Highway 126 near the Highway 101 junction, Aug. 16, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. FLORENCE, Ore. – The Coast Guard designated the City of Florence as an official Coast Guard City at a ceremony held at the Florence Events Center, Wednesday...

Coast Guard to host open house in San Diego

Coast Guard to host open house in San Diego
SAN DIEGO — Coast Guard Sector San Diego personnel are scheduled to host an open house event August 4, from 10 a.m. to noon at the sector, located at 2710 North Harbor Drive. The free event will welcome members of the community onto the base to see Coast Guard helicopters, small boats, cutters and equipment. Attendees will be able to interact with the Coast Guard men and women who conduct daily operations...

Coast Guard announces newest Coast Guard City in Oregon

Coast Guard announces newest Coast Guard City in Oregon
FLORENCE, Ore. – The Coast Guard will be designating the City of Florence as an official Coast Guard City at a ceremony scheduled to be held Aug. 16, 2017. The city will be accepted as the 24th official Coast Guard City and the third one in Oregon joining Astoria and Newport. The designation of the City of Florence coincides with the 100 year anniversary of Coast Guard Station Siuslaw River which...

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...