Coast Guard Port Security Unit 311 returns from 9 month deployment

Coast Guard Port Security Unit 311 returns from 9 month deployment
Family members gather for the arrival of Coast Guard members assigned to Port Security Unit 311 on March 11, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Emaia Rise) SAN PEDRO, Calif.— Members of San Pedro-based Coast Guard Port Security Unit 311, returned home April 11 following a nine-month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and the Global...

Coast Guard names Pacific Southwest enlisted persons of the year

Coast Guard names Pacific Southwest enlisted persons of the year
Petty Officer 1st Class Jason McNally (center) is joined by Rear Adm. Peter Gautier and Master Chief Petty Officer Ryan Fahlenkamp as he is named the district’s enlisted person of the year during a ceremony in Alameda, California, March 1, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory Mendenhall) ALAMEDA, Calif. — Two Pacific Southwest-based Coast Guard petty officers were chosen...

Coast Guard issues temporary safety zone for training exercise in San Pedro on Saturday

Coast Guard issues temporary safety zone for training exercise in San Pedro on Saturday
LOS ANGELES — The Captain of the Port will be enforcing a temporary safety zone in the vicinity of the SS Lane Victory, located in San Pedro on September 17, 2016. Members of Coast Guard Port Security Unit 311 will be conducting a training exercise that will include high speed small boat maneuvers and simulated automatic weapon fire. The safety zone will remain in effect from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday,...

San Pedro-based Port Security Unit 311 returns from 9-month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

San Pedro-based Port Security Unit 311 returns from 9-month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The San Pedro, Calif., based Coast Guard Port Security Unit (PSU) 311 returned home Aug. 15, from a nine-month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and the Global War on Terrorism. During the deployment, PSU 311 successfully maintained a continuous maritime anti-terrorism/force protection presence in the Naval Defensive Sea Area of Guantanamo...

Coast Guard recognizes top enlisted, reserve enlisted and civilian performers

Coast Guard recognizes top enlisted, reserve enlisted and civilian performers
WASHINGTON — U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Michael P. Leavitt meritoriously advanced the 2012 Coast Guard Enlisted Person of the Year and 2012 Reserve Enlisted Person of the Year to chief petty officers at a ceremony held Friday at Coast Guard Headquarters. Petty Officer 1st Class Benjamin Snider, the 2012 Enlisted Person of the Year,...

Coast Guard recognizes Reserve Enlisted Person of the Year for the 11th District region

Coast Guard recognizes Reserve Enlisted Person of the Year for the 11th District region
ALAMEDA, Calif. – The 2012 Active Duty and Reserve Enlisted Person of the Year for the 11th Coast Guard District region were honored during a recognition banquet Friday, at Coast Guard Island in Alameda. The Active Duty Enlisted Person of the Year is Petty Officer 1st Class Derek Shay, a machinery technician assigned to Coast Guard Cutter Boutwell, based in San Diego. The Reserve Person of the...