Coast Guard commissions newest fast response cutter William Hart in Honolulu

Coast Guard commissions newest fast response cutter William Hart in Honolulu
Margaret Hart Davis, the sponsor of the Coast Guard Cutter William Hart, brings the cutter to life with Lt. Cmdr. Laura Foster, the cutters commanding officer, during a commissioning ceremony at Base Honolulu, Sept. 26, 2019. Davis is the daughter of William Hart who was a Gold lifesaving medal recipient and a World War II veteran. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West) HONOLULU...

Coast Guard Cutter Nathan Bruckenthal commissioned in Alexandria, VA

Coast Guard Cutter Nathan Bruckenthal commissioned in Alexandria, VA
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Nathan Bruckenthal mans the rails and renders a hand salute during the ship’s commissioning ceremony in Alexandria, Virginia, July 25, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Senior Chief Petty Officer Kyle Niemi) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard commissioned North Carolina’s second Fast Response Cutter, the Coast Guard Cutter Nathan Bruckenthal, during a ceremony...

Coast Guard to commission cutter Bailey Barco in Juneau, June 14

Coast Guard to commission cutter Bailey Barco in Juneau, June 14
Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard will commission the Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco (WPC 1122,) the 17th District’s second 154-foot Fast Response Cutter, in Juneau, Alaska, Wednesday, June 14. The cutter Bailey Barco is the second of six Sentinel-class cutters that will homeport in Alaska. The 154-foot vessel is designed to patrol coastal regions...

Coast Guard to commission newest National Security Cutter James in Boston

Coast Guard to commission newest National Security Cutter James in Boston
The Coast Guard’s latest 418-foot National Security Cutter, James (WSML 754), pulls into Boston Harbor Aug. 3, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ross Ruddell) BOSTON — The Coast Guard will officially debut its newest National Security Cutter(NSC), Coast Guard Cutter James (WMSL 754) during an 11 a.m. ceremony Saturday, Aug. 8 at Coast Guard Base Boston. Coast Guard...

New Coast Guard aids to navigation unit opens for operations on Oak Island

New Coast Guard aids to navigation unit opens for operations on Oak Island
OAK ISLAND, N.C. — Coast Guard members held a commissioning ceremony Tuesday, which officially established Aids to Navigation Team Oak Island at Station Oak Island. Rear Adm. Stephen P. Metruck, 5th District commander, officially designated Petty Officer 1st Class Ryan R. Yoraschek as officer in charge of the new ANT Oak Island unit during the ceremony. A new sign is unveiled Tuesday Sept. 30, 2014...

Coast Guard holds commissioning ceremony for its newest National Security Cutter, Stratton

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Coast Guard placed the country’s newest National Security Cutter, the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton, into service during a formal ceremony on Coast Guard Island, in Alameda, Saturday. First Lady Michelle Obama joined in the ceremony as the Stratton’s official sponsor, alongside Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Robert J. Papp and the Stratton’s commanding officer,...