Coast Guard Cutter Kimball holds change of command

Coast Guard Cutter Kimball holds change of command
Capt. Bob Kinsey (left) and Capt. Tom D’Arcy (right) salute each other during the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Kimball’s (WMSL 756) change of command ceremony on Base Honolulu, July 21, 2023. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Matthew Masaschi. HONOLULU — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Kimball (WMSL 756) held a change of command ceremony, Friday, on Coast Guard Base Honolulu. Rear Adm. Brendan...

Coast Guard Cutter Kimball returns home from patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Kimball returns home from patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Kimball file photo. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Cutter Kimball (WMSL 756) and crew returned to their Honolulu homeport, Friday, following a 42-day, 10,000 nautical mile Western Pacific patrol. Kimball was the first U.S. military ship in recent history to visit the port city of Kagoshima, Japan, where the crew partnered with servicemembers from Japan Coast Guard’s 10th District...

Coast Guard Cutter Kimball departs Japan after joint training

Coast Guard Cutter Kimball departs Japan after joint training
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Kimball (WMSL 756) departs Kagoshima, Japan, Feb. 16, 2023.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Matt Masaschi. KAGOSHIMA, Japan – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Kimball (WMSL 756) departed Kagoshima Thursday following a multi-day visit where the crew conducted a joint training exercise and professional exchanges with Japan Coast Guard members. Crewmembers from...

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton returns home following Arctic deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton returns home following Arctic deployment
Family of the crew from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL 752) embrace after the Stratton returned to homeport on Base Alameda, Calif., Nov. 23, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Justin Upshaw). ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL 752) and crew returned to Alameda, Wednesday, following a 97-day, multi-mission deployment to the Arctic Ocean and...

Coast Guard Cutter Kimball returns home from Alaska patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Kimball returns home from Alaska patrol
A Coast Guard MH-60 helicopter sits on the flight deck of the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball awaiting its next flight, in the Chukchi Sea, Sept. 5, 2022. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Cutter Kimball (WMSL 756), which encountered a formation of Russian and Chinese naval ships near Alaska in September, returned to its Honolulu homeport, Friday. The Kimball and its crew covered...

Coast Guard encounters Russian and Chinese military in Bering Sea

Coast Guard encounters Russian and Chinese military in Bering Sea
A Coast Guard Cutter Kimball crewmember observing a foreign vessel in the Bering Sea, September 19, 2022. JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard Cutter Kimball crew on a routine patrol in the Bering Sea encountered a People’s Republic of China Guided Missile Cruiser, Renhai CG 101, sailing approximately 75 nautical miles north of Kiska Island, Alaska, September 19, 2022. The Kimball crew later identified...

Coast Guard medevacs man 230 nautical miles from Dutch Harbor

Coast Guard medevacs man 230 nautical miles from Dutch Harbor
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard medevaced a 38-year-old injured crewmember from the Hong Kong flagged cargo ship Xin Li Hia approximately 230 nautical miles southwest of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Tuesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Kodiak arrived on scene at approximately 5:34...

Coast Guard crew offloads $223 million worth of drugs in San Diego

Coast Guard crew offloads $223 million worth of drugs in San Diego
The Coast Guard Cutter Kimball (WMSL-756) crew offloads about 11,300 pounds of cocaine and roughly 4,000 pounds of marijuana worth more than $223 million on March 31, 2022, in San Diego. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alex Gray) SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard Cutter Kimball (WMSL 756) crew offloaded more than 11,300 pounds of cocaine and more than 4,000 pounds of marijuana...

Coast Guard Cutter Kimball returns to homeport

Coast Guard Cutter Kimball returns to homeport
The crews of the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball (WMSL 756) and the USS Tulsa (LCS 16) conduct a passing exercise in the Pacific. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball) JUNEAU, Alaska – The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Kimball returned to homeport in Honolulu, Hawaii Thursday following a 66-day patrol in the Bering and Chukchi Seas. The crew traveled nearly 13,000 nautical miles...