Learning without landlines

Learning without landlines
SEATTLE — It’s 9 a.m. on a Monday morning. Lockers slam in high schools across the country as thousands of students shuffle to class. But for a small group of students at Bremerton High School, the day begins a little differently. Today, they are earning a sea cruise award ribbon. var _bos = _bos||[]; _bos.push({ "div": "Brid_29352540", "obj": {"id":"6384","width":"550","height":"309"} });...

Coast Guard schedules maritime exercise on Hood Canal

Coast Guard schedules maritime exercise on Hood Canal
Editor’s Note: The original version of this story listed the established safety zone as 100 yards around each vessel. The safety zone will extend 500 yards around each vessel. SEATTLE — The Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit based in Bangor, Wash., is scheduled to conduct an exercise on the Hood Canal, Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The exercise includes boat tactics, security zone...

Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit Bangor to conduct exercise

Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit Bangor to conduct exercise
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit Bangor, Wash., is scheduled to conduct an exercise on Wednesday, October 17, 2012, from 7 a.m to 4 p.m. The exercise will be held on the Hood Canal and will include boat tactics, security zone maintenance and weapons capabilities. During the exercise, Coast Guard personnel will be using blank rounds for live fire. Blank rounds are not projectiles...

Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit to conduct exercise

SEATTLE — The Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit Bangor, Wash., is scheduled to conduct an on-water exercise on May 9, 2012, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The exercise will be held on the Hood Canal and will include boat tactics, security zone maintenance and weapons capabilities. During the exercise, Coast Guard personnel will be firing blank rounds to increase the realism of the training. Blank...

Maritime Force Protection Unit Bangor transfers command

SEATTLE – Cmdr. Thomas P. Sullivan relieved Cmdr. Michael A. Baroody of command of the U.S. Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit – Bangor, Wash., during a change-of-command ceremony on Thursday, July 7, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. The ceremony was held at Naval Base Kitsap in Silverdale, Wash. Cmdr. Baroody enlisted in the Coast Guard in 1985 and completed Officer Candidates School training, in Yorktown,...