Coast Guard ships depart Puerto Rico on mission to strengthen Trans-Atlantic ties

Coast Guard ships depart Puerto Rico on mission to strengthen Trans-Atlantic ties
The Legend-class national security cutter USCGC Hamilton (WMSL 753) with the Sentinel-class fast response cutters USCGC Charles Moulthrope (WPC 1141) and USCGC Robert Goldman (WPC 1142) departed Puerto Rico to transit the North Atlantic to Europe, April 1, 2021. Hamilton is escorting the fast response cutters across the Atlantic before conducting a patrol in the U.S. Navy’s Sixth Fleet area of responsibility...

Coast Guard commissions Cutter Robert Goldman in Key West

Coast Guard commissions Cutter Robert Goldman in Key West
The Coast Guard Cutter Robert Goldman crew mans the rail on March 12, 2021, in Key West, Fla.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Senior Chief Petty Officer Sara Muir) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard Cutter Robert Goldman (WPC 1142), Patrol Forces Southwest Asia’s second Sentinel-class cutter, was commissioned into service at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Friday. Vice Adm. Scott Buschman, the deputy...

Coast Guard to commission Cutter Robert Goldman

Coast Guard to commission Cutter Robert Goldman
Key West, Fla. — ddd Due to COVID mitigation, in-person attendance is limited. Anyone interested in viewing the ceremony livestream may do so at http://bit.ly/WPC1412Com, clicking on the image at the top, or by clicking here. Vice Adm. Scott Buschman, deputy commandant for operations, U.S. Coast Guard, will preside over the 42nd Sentinel-class cutter ceremony. Mrs. Eleanor Goldman is the ship’s...

Coast Guard commissions first PATFORSWA Sentinel-class cutter

Coast Guard commissions first PATFORSWA Sentinel-class cutter
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Charles Moulthrope prepare to bring the ship to life during a commissioning ceremony at Coast Guard Base Portsmouth, Va., Jan. 21, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Adam Stanton/Released) PORTSMOUTH, Va., — The Coast Guard Cutter Charles Moulthrope (WPC 1141), Patrol Forces Southwest Asia’s first Sentinel-class cutter, was commissioned into...

Coast Guard to commission 41st Fast Response Cutter

Coast Guard to commission 41st Fast Response Cutter
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The U.S. Coast Guard will commission the Coast Guard Cutter Charles Moulthrope (WPC 1141), Patrol Forces Southwest Asia’s first Sentinel-class cutter, into service at Coast Guard Base Portsmouth, Thursday at 1 p.m. EST. Due to COVID mitigation, in-person attendance is limited. Anyone interested in viewing the ceremony live may do so at http://bit.ly/WPC1411Com. Adm. Karl Schultz,...

Coast Guard accepts 41st fast response cutter

Coast Guard accepts 41st fast response cutter
Coast Guard Cutter Charles Moulthrope file photo. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Key West – The Coast Guard accepted delivery of the 41st fast response cutter (FRC), Coast Guard Cutter Charles Moulthrope, in Key West, Florida, on Thursday. It will be the first of six planned FRCs stationed in Manama, Bahrain. Stationing FRCs in Bahrain supports Patrol Forces Southwest Asia (PATFORSWA), the Coast Guard’s...

Coast Guard Patrol Forces Southwest Asia holds change of command

Coast Guard Patrol Forces Southwest Asia holds change of command
Coast Guard Capt. Willie Carmichael, right, and Capt. Curtiss Potter, left,  stand at attention during a change of command ceremony held onboard Naval Support Activity Bahrain July 9, 2020. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Dawson Roth) MANAMA, Bahrain — U.S. Coast Guard Patrol Forces Southwest Asia (PATFORSWA) held a change of command ceremony onboard U.S. Naval Support...

Coast Guard Special Missions Training Center graduates first class from new location

Coast Guard Special Missions Training Center graduates first class from new location
A student from Coast Guard Special Missions Training Center pre-deployment class 19-01 fires the M870 Shotgun during a training exercise on a Camp Lejeune, North Carolina firing range on Friday, February 8, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Camp Lejeune, N.C. – The Coast Guard celebrated the graduation of the first pre-deployment training class at Special Missions Training Center, Camp Lejeune, North...

Coast Guard Patrol Forces Southwest Asia holds Change of Command

Coast Guard Patrol Forces Southwest Asia holds Change of Command
Vice Adm. Scott A. Buschman, commander Coast Guard Atlantic Area, Capt. John P. Gregg, Capt. Clinton Clinton Carlson, Master Chief Petty Officer James Clarin at the beginning of the Patrol Forces Southwest Asia change of command ceremony Monday, June 28, 2018 held at Naval Support Activity Bahrain. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Patrol Forces Southwest Asia MANAMA, Bahrain – U.S. Coast Guard...