Coast Guard Community Services Command changes leadership

Coast Guard Community Services Command changes leadership
CHESAPEAKE, Va. — U.S. Coast Guard Capt. Robert Whitehouse assumed command of the Coast Guard Community Services Command (CSC) where he relieved Capt. Robert McKenna during a change-of-command ceremony at CSC Headquarters in Chesapeake, Friday. Capt. Whitehouse transfers to the CSC from the 1st District in Boston, Massachusetts where he served as the chief of planning and force readiness. Capt....

Coast Guard shipmate honored by those who changed his life

Coast Guard shipmate honored by those who changed his life
by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael De Nyse What do you want to be when you grow up? It’s a question we often ask children and invokes aspirations of top-level career fields to provide a comfortable living and lifestyle. But there is another, perhaps more important question we could be asking our youth. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Who do...

Coast Guard opens ‘MarketPlace’ for military members, families

Coast Guard opens ‘MarketPlace’ for military members, families
CAPE MAY, N.J. – Coast Guard officials marked the opening of a newly renovated Coast Guard Exchange MarketPlace at Training Center Cape May Monday at 10 a.m. The MarketPlace opens following a $1.1 million renovation project that greatly expanded the previous store’s grocery, electronic and apparel departments. The expansion is also expected to generate more than $100,000 in annual revenue for vendors...

Coast Guard to open new ‘MarketPlace’ for service members

Coast Guard to open new ‘MarketPlace’ for service members
CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard will open a newly renovated Coast Guard Exchange MarketPlace for military members and authorized beneficiaries at Training Center Cape May Monday at 10 a.m. The MarketPlace opens following a $1.1 million renovation project that greatly expanded the previous store’s grocery, electronic and apparel departments. The expansion is also expected to generate more than...

Coast Guard holds town hall meeting about expanding exchange services

CAPE MAY, N.J. – The commanding officer of the Coast Guard Community Services Command met with members from area Coast Guard units to discuss a new Coast Guard Marketplace scheduled to open aboard Training Center Cape May in August 2012. Capt. Bob McKenna answered questions from military, civilian employees and military retirees about the services that will be offered at the new Coast Guard Marketplace,...

Nonprofits to give free toys to military kids

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Representatives from the Toy Industry Foundation and Boys & Girls Clubs of America are scheduled to give free toys to children of military families at the Coast Guard Base Support Unit Portsmouth gymnasium from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday.