Coast Guard Port Security Unit 313 to hold change of command

Coast Guard Port Security Unit  313 to hold change of command
SEATTLE — The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Port Security Unit 313 is scheduled to hold a change-of-command ceremony at Naval Station Everett, Saturday. During the ceremony, Capt. Daniel W. Clark will transfer command to Cmdr. James R. Hotchkiss. Capt. Thomas E. Crabbs, chief of Coast Guard Pacific Area operations, will preside over the ceremony. PSU 313 is comprised of Coast Guard active duty and reserve...

Freedom fighter, firefighter, friend: An Oso resident’s call to serve

Freedom fighter, firefighter, friend: An Oso resident's call to serve
In the midst of an old growth forest about 50 miles northeast of Seattle in Snohomish County, the town of Oso, Washington is a small, close-knit, blue-collar community. Less than 300 people live in Oso, and none of them could have imagined the impact that the events of the morning of March 22, 2014 would have on their lives; or how it would bring the community together through tragedy. A nearby hillside...

Coast Guard Reservists Hone Expeditionary Skills at Whidbey Island

Coast Guard Reservists Hone Expeditionary Skills at Whidbey Island
WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash. – Members of Coast Guard Port Security Unit (PSU) 313 will perform a portion of their annual training at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island (NASWI) Seaplane Base and adjacent Crescent Harbor July 11-13, 2014. After convoying to the Island from the unit’s homeport at Naval Station Everett, Wash., the members will set up a camp, conduct security patrols, and simulate medical...