America’s Tall Ship to visit Morehead City this spring

America's Tall Ship to visit Morehead City this spring
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, America’s Tall Ship and seagoing classroom for future officers in training, is scheduled to arrive March 26 in Morehead City, N.C. From its homeport in New London, Conn., the cutter will sail along the eastern seaboard and transit through Morehead as part of its spring training for Coast Guard and National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration...

Coast Guard Barque Eagle returns to New London

Coast Guard Barque Eagle returns to New London
NEW LONDON, Conn. – Coast Guard Barque Eagle returned to New London, Conn. yesterday after spending the last three and a half months undergoing dockside maintenance and a foremast overhaul at the Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore. The Eagle will be inport in New London during February and early March conducting crew training and continuing all required annual maintenance. In mid-March, the Eagle will...

Bruckenthal family visits Nate’s Open Door

Bruckenthal family visits Nate’s Open Door
By Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Tasha Tully BALTIMORE – Nathan B. “Nate” Bruckenthal, a Damage Controlman Third Class, was killed April 24, 2004, while serving a second deployment in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Nate was killed along with Navy Petty Officer First Class Michael Pernaselli, of Monroe, N.Y., and Petty Officer Second Class Christopher Watts, of Knoxville, Tenn.,...

Coast Guard Yard hosts Fifth Annual Nate Bruckenthal Memorial Run

Coast Guard Yard hosts Fifth Annual Nate Bruckenthal Memorial Run
by Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Tasha Tully BALTIMORE – The Fifth Annual Nate Bruckenthal Memorial Run was held at the Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore Saturday, April 27. More than 80 people participated in the five-kilometer event in honor of Coast Guardsman Nathan Bruckenthal. Bruckenthal was killed in Iraq in 2004. Each year the event is coordinated by the Coast Guard Yard’s Morale,...

Approximately $6.2 million worth of marijuana seized by the Coast Guard

Approximately $6.2 million worth of marijuana seized by the Coast Guard
MIAMI — More than 6,500 pounds of marijuana seized during a joint effort between the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk and crewmembers of the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma was offloaded in Key West, Fla., Tuesday. A joint crew, made of the Tahoma’s crew along with six crewmembers from the Mohawk, were operating aboard the Mohawk as the Tahoma undergoes a nine-month overhaul at the Coast Guard...

Coast Guard welcomes a new cutter to Southeast Alaska

Coast Guard welcomes a new cutter to Southeast Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guard Sector Juneau personnel will welcome the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Chandeleur during a ceremony at the Buoy Deck in Juneau Friday at 1 p.m. The 110-foot Island Class Patrol Boat, which can accommodate a crew of 18 personnel, was moved from Miami, Fla., to Alaska to help support the regional response capabilities of the service in Southeast Alaska. As an organization...

Coast Guard welcomes Cutter Chock to upper Chesapeake Bay

Coast Guard welcomes Cutter Chock to upper Chesapeake Bay
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard officially welcomed a 65-foot Small Harbor Tug and crew during a ceremony at the Coast Guard Yard here Wednesday. The Coast Guard Cutter Chock and its eight person crew changed their homeport from Portsmouth, Va., to Baltimore. “The relocation of the cutter Chock to Sector Baltimore will greatly enhance the Coast Guard’s multi-mission response capabilities...

Coast Guard Sector Baltimore hosts 5th annual Search and Rescue Conference

BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard hosted the 5th annual Search and Rescue Conference, Friday at the Coast Guard Yard to improve cooperation between search and rescue agencies in the upper Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac River. The conference was held as an open forum for agencies to explain their own policies when it comes to handling a distress call and establish the best practices between them. It also...

Coast Guard to host 4th annual Nate Bruckenthal Memorial Run

Coast Guard to host 4th annual Nate Bruckenthal Memorial Run
PO Nathan B. (Nate) Bruckenthal July 17, 1979 - April 24, 2004 BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard in the Baltimore area is scheduled to host the 4th annual Nate Bruckenthal Memorial Run at the Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore, Saturday. The run is dedicated to Nathan Bruckenthal, a Coast Guardsman who died in Iraq April 24, 2004, during Operation Iraqi Freedom. All proceeds will go to support the Nate Bruckenthal...