Coast Guard MFPU Bangor hold Change of Command

Coast Guard MFPU Bangor hold Change of Command
U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy personnel, along with family members, witness a change of command ceremony held at Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit Bangor, Washington, Friday, May 29, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Michael Jenkins) SILVERDALE, Wash. — Cmdr. Matthew A. Michaelis relieved Cmdr. Thomas C. Evans as commanding officer of Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit Bangor...

Coast Guard unit exercise on Hood Canal, Wash. rescheduled for Thursday

Coast Guard unit exercise on Hood Canal, Wash. rescheduled for Thursday
Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit – Bangor conducts operations along the Hood Canal aboard a 64 foot, Special Purpose Craft-Screening Vessel (SPC-SV). (U.S. Navy file photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Kenneth G. Takada) SEATTLE — Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit Bangor is scheduled to conduct an exercise Thursday on Dabob Bay in the vicinity of the Hood Canal...

Coast Guard to conduct exercise on Hood Canal, Wash.

Coast Guard to conduct exercise on Hood Canal, Wash.
Members of the U.S. Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit Bangor conducts routine operations along the Hood Canal aboard a 64 foot, Special Purpose Craft-Screening Vessel (SPC-SV). (U.S. Navy file photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Kenneth G. Takada) SEATTLE – Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit Bangor is scheduled to conduct an exercise Wednesday on Dabob Bay in the...

12-year-old boy calls 911, Coast Guard rescues parents from overturned kayaks

12-year-old boy calls 911, Coast Guard rescues parents from overturned kayaks
64-foot Special Purpose Craft-Screening Vessel file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Norcross SEATTLE — A Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit (MFPU) Bangor boat crew rescued two adults after their kayaks overturned near Point No Point in Washington, Sunday. The couple’s 12-year-old son contacted 911 on a cell phone and Coast Guard boat crews rescued and safely transferred the...

Coast Guard keeps watch during Seattle’s Seafair weekend

Coast Guard keeps watch during Seattle’s Seafair weekend
Coast Guard boat crews from Maritime Safety and Security Team 91101 in Seattle and Maritime Force Protection Unit Bangor detain a woman on Lake Washington during Seafair 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Zac Crawford. SEATTLE — During the 67th annual Seafair, Coast Guard crews from around the Seattle area, in conjunction with local law enforcement, processed 25 different...

Coast Guard member to face court-martial for sexual assault, false official statements

Coast Guard member to face court-martial for sexual assault, false official statements
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard Atlantic Area is scheduled to convene a general court-martial at the Coast Guard Legal Service Command Norfolk March 14, 2016 for a Coast Guard member accused of sexual assault, assault, communicating a threat, and making false official statements. Petty Officer 3rd Class Jerry W. Clifft, 27, the sole subject of a Coast Guard Investigative Service investigation that...

Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit to conduct exercise on Hood Canal

Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit to conduct exercise on Hood Canal
Members of the U.S. Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit – Bangor conduct routine operations along the Hood Canal aboard a 64 foot, Special Purpose Craft-Screening Vessel (SPC-SV). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Kenneth G. Takada) SEATTLE — The Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit, Bangor, Wash. is scheduled to conduct an on-water exercise Wednesday...

Washington-based Coast Guardsman soars at Airman Leadership School

Washington-based Coast Guardsman soars at Airman Leadership School
They drive boats, pilot aircraft, fix engines and maintain hulls. They enforce laws, troubleshoot issues, prepare meals and perform administrative tasks. They defend the nation, protect the environment and save lives. Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Whitney Jackson poses for a photo in front of the MFPU Bangor office, July 25, 2014. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Katelyn Shearer) Coast...

Maritime Force Protection Unit Bangor holds change-of-command ceremony

Maritime Force Protection Unit Bangor holds change-of-command ceremony
SEATTLE — Cmdr. Michael L. Schoonover relieved Cmdr. Thomas P. Sullivan as commanding officer of Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit Bangor, during a change-of-command ceremony held at Naval Base Kitsap in Silverdale, Friday. Rear Adm. Richard T. Gromlich, commander of the 13th Coast Guard District, presided over the ceremony. Schoonover previously served as the chief of response at Coast...