Court martial following death of Coast Guard member in Alaska concludes

Court martial following death of Coast Guard member in Alaska concludes
ALAMEDA, Calif. — A general court martial concluded Thursday for a Coast Guard member accused of violating various articles under the Uniform Code of Military Justice related to the death of a Coast Guard member in Alaska in January 2019. The court martial of Seaman Ethan Tucker, convened by the U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Area commander, commenced Sept. 8. A military judge found Tucker not guilty of...

Coast Guardsman charged following Dutch Harbor, Alaska, death investigation

Coast Guardsman charged following Dutch Harbor, Alaska, death investigation
ALAMEDA, California – A Coast Guard member was charged Wednesday following a 7-month investigation into the death of another Coast Guardsman in Dutch Harbor, Alaska, in January. Coast Guard Seaman Ethan W. Tucker was charged with violating seven articles of the Uniform Code of Military Justice related to the death of the alleged victim who also held the rank of seaman. Tucker was taken into custody...

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton departs Malaysia after joint training exercises

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton departs Malaysia after joint training exercises
LUMUT, Malaysia – Capt. Bob Little, commander of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton explains the process of a replenishment-at-sea to a Royal Malaysian sailor as part of the at-sea phase of Maritime Training Activity Malaysia 2019.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tristin Barth) LUMUT, Malaysia — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL 752) completed...

Coast Guard releases results of investigation into the death of Cutter Hickory crewmember

Coast Guard releases results of investigation into the death of Cutter Hickory crewmember
Coast Guard Cutter Hickory file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The U.S. Coast Guard released the results of the Major Incident Investigation Tuesday, into the Jan. 31 crane accident in the Coast Guard buoy yard in Homer, which resulted in the death of Chief Warrant Officer Michael Kozloski. The investigation found improper operation of the shoreside crane was the direct cause of the mishap. The investigation...

Coast Guard Pacific Area holds change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Pacific Area holds change-of-command ceremony
Vice Adm. Linda L. Fagan assumes command of Coast Guard Pacific Area from Vice Adm. Fred M. Midgette (retired) during a change-of-command ceremony on Coast Guard Base Alameda, in Alameda, Calif., June, 8, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew S. Masaschi ALAMEDA, Calif. – Vice Adm. Linda L. Fagan assumed command of Coast Guard Pacific Area Friday during a change-of-command...

Coast Guard to decommission Cutter Sherman

Coast Guard to decommission Cutter Sherman
Cutter Sherman – Coast Guard File Photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard will hold a decommissioning ceremony Thursday, March 22, at Coast Guard Base Honolulu for the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sherman (WHEC 720), the Coast Guard’s ninth High Endurance Cutter. Vice Adm. Fred Midgette, commander, Coast Guard Pacific Area, will preside over the ceremony. Sherman’s operational resume includes action...

Coast Guard holds Pearl Harbor remembrance ceremony in Alameda

Coast Guard holds Pearl Harbor remembrance ceremony in Alameda
A Pearl Harbor survivor salutes during a ceremony on Coast Guard Island in Alameda, California, Dec. 7, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory J. Mendenhall) ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard held a remembrance ceremony Thursday at Coast Guard Island in Alameda to mark the 76th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Capt. Nathan Moore, the chief of staff of Coast...

Coast Guard hoists injured crewmember from vessel 15 miles west of Columbia River

Coast Guard hoists injured crewmember from vessel 15 miles west of Columbia River
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard hoisted an injured crewmember off a motor vessel 15 miles west of the entrance to the Columbia River, Friday morning.The injured crewmember, a 60-year-old male, is in stable condition and reportedly lost sight in his left eye Tuesday, and will be treated by a physician.Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 13th District Command Center in Seattle received an Automated...

Coast Guard marks the end of a record year in counterdrug operations

Coast Guard marks the end of a record year in counterdrug operations
Coast Guard Cutter Waesche crewmembers offload seized cocaine from the cutter in San Diego on October 27, 2016. Nearly 20 tons of cocaine were interdicted in international waters off the coast of Central and South America. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sondra-Kay Kneen.)SAN DIEGO – The U.S. Coast Guard marked the end of a record year in counterdrug operations as the crew of Cutter...