Coast Guard decommissions Bahrain-based Cutter Baranof

Coast Guard decommissions Bahrain-based Cutter Baranof
Coast Guard Cutter Baranof moored pierside in Manama, Bahrain. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Noah Martin) MANAMA, Bahrain — The Coast Guard Cutter Baranof (WPB 1318) was decommissioned during a ceremony aboard Naval Support Activity Bahrain, Monday. Vice Adm. Kevin Lunday, commander of U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Area, presided over the ceremony. “USCGC Baranof’s exemplary service to our nation is a...

Coast Guard Patrol Forces Southwest Asia holds change of command

Coast Guard Patrol Forces Southwest Asia holds change of command
Capt. Eric A. Helgen relieved Capt. Benjamin D. Berg as commander, Patrol Forces Southwest Asia (PATFORSWA) aboard Naval Support Activity Bahrain, June 16, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Brandon Giles) MANAMA, Bahrain — Capt. Eric A. Helgen relieved Capt. Benjamin D. Berg as commander, Patrol Forces Southwest Asia (PATFORSWA) aboard Naval Support Activity Bahrain, Thursday,...

Coast Guard commissions Cutter Clarence Sutphin Jr

Coast Guard commissions Cutter Clarence Sutphin Jr
The commissioning crew of the USCGC Clarence Sutphin Jr. (WPC 1147), Patrol Forces Southwest Asia’s sixth 154-foot Sentinel-class cutter, stand at attention as the ship is placed into service at a ceremony held at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York City, April 21, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Schultz) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The U.S. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard to commission Cutter Clarence Sutphin Jr.

Coast Guard to commission Cutter Clarence Sutphin Jr.
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The U.S. Coast Guard will commission the Coast Guard Cutter Clarence Sutphin Jr (WPC 1147), Patrol Forces Southwest Asia’s sixth Sentinel-class cutter, into service at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Pier 86, W 46th St., New York City, New York at 10 a.m. ET Thursday. Due to COVID mitigation the event is not open to the public. Vice Adm. Steven Poulin, U.S. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard commissions Cutter John Scheuerman

Coast Guard commissions Cutter John Scheuerman
The Coast Guard Cutter John Scheuerman’s crew stand at attention during the vessel’s commissioning ceremony in Tampa, Florida, Feb. 23, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Travis Magee) TAMPA, Fla. — The U.S. Coast Guard commissioned the Coast Guard Cutter John Scheuerman (WPC 1146), Patrol Forces Southwest Asia’s (PATFORSWA) fifth 154-foot Sentinel-class...

Coast Guard to commission 46th Sentinel-class cutter

Coast Guard to commission 46th Sentinel-class cutter
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The U.S. Coast Guard will commission the Coast Guard Cutter John Scheuerman (WPC-1146), Patrol Forces Southwest Asia’s fifth Sentinel-class cutter, into service at the Port of Tampa, Fla., at 10 a.m. ET. Adm. Karl L. Schultz, commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, will preside over the ceremony. Mr. Michael Scheuerman, a nephew of Seaman 1st Class Scheuerman, is the ship’s...

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis returns home from 68-day deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis returns home from 68-day deployment
USCGC Thetis (WMEC 910) escorts USCGC Emlen Tunnell (WPC 1145) toward Mindelo, Cabo Verde, on Dec. 28, 2021. Mindelo served as the cutters’ first stop after crossing the Atlantic Ocean before USCGC Glen Harris (WPC 1144), and the Emlen Tunnell continue on to their new homeport in Bahrain. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Hightower) KEY WEST, Fla. – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter...

Coast Guard commissions fast response cutter Emlen Tunnell

Coast Guard commissions fast response cutter Emlen Tunnell
The crew of the USCGC Emlen Tunnell (WPC 1145) renders a hand salute during the commissioning of the Tunnell in Philadelphia on Oct. 15, 2021. The Tunnell is the Coast Guard’s 45th Sentinel-class fast response cutter. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Breanna Centeno/Released.) PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. Coast Guard commissioned the Coast Guard Cutter Emlen Tunnell (WPC 1145), Coast...

Coast Guard to commission 45th Sentinel-class cutter

Coast Guard to commission 45th Sentinel-class cutter
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The U.S. Coast Guard will commission the Coast Guard Cutter Emlen Tunnell (WPC 1145), Patrol Forces Southwest Asia’s fourth Sentinel-class cutter, into service at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia at 10 a.m. ET. Due to COVID mitigation, in-person attendance is limited, and the event is not open to the public. Adm. Karl Schultz, commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, will preside...