Coast Guard announces commissioning ceremony for security cutter Munro

Coast Guard announces commissioning ceremony for security cutter Munro
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Coast Guard announced Monday that the service’s sixth national security cutter, Munro, will be commissioned April 1, 2017, at the Smith Cove Cruise Terminal in Seattle. The cutter, which will be homeported in Alameda, California, is named after the Coast Guard’s only Medal of Honor recipient, Signalman First Class Douglas A. Munro. The timing of the...

Training Center Cape May Scheduled To Host 2nd Sunset Parade of 2016

Training Center Cape May Scheduled To Host 2nd Sunset Parade of 2016
CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard is scheduled to host its second Sunset Parade of 2016 in honor of the Coast Guard Combat Veterans Association and the Marine Corps League, Dramis Detachment, during 4th of July weekend at Training Center Cape May, Sunday, at 8 p.m. Sunset Parades are military displays of marching troops and the Coast Guard Recruit Precision Drill Team. More than 250 recruits...

Coast Guard Medal of Honor recipient honored in Cle Elum, Washington

Coast Guard Medal of Honor recipient honored in Cle Elum, Washington
Cle Elum, WA – More than 50 Coast Guardsmen, along with representatives from Seattle-area chapters of the Coast Guard Chief Warrant Officers Association, the Coast Guard Chief Petty Officers Association and the Coast Guard Combat Veterans Association gathered today to honor the memory of Signalman First Class Douglas A. Munro. Munro died heroically on Guadalcanal on September 27, 1942. Having...