Coast Guard Cutter Sherman to hold change of command

COAST GUARD ISLAND, ALAMEDA, Calif. – Coast Guard Capt. Michael Haycock will relieve Capt. Matt Bliven as commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman, during a change of command ceremony here at 10 a.m. tomorrow.

Coordinated international effort leads to rescue of two men off Costa Rica

By: Petty Officer 3rd Class Levi Read Every story has a beginning, middle and end. The story of a Coast Guard search and rescue operation is no different.  Often times though, when a search and rescue operation is recounted, you hear how it began and how it ended, but more often than not the middle section goes untold. This is the untold and behind the scenes look at the successful search and rescue...

Coast Guard rescues two mariners off the coast of Costa Rica

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman rescued two mariners from a life raft 50 miles west of Costa Rica earlier this morning.

Coast Guard Cutter Sherman Arrives Home for Holidays

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Coast Guard Cutter Sherman, based at Coast Guard Island here, is scheduled to arrive home just in time for the holidays, Tuesday, after a two-month patrol to Alaska.

Video – Boarding Crew from Cutter Sherman

Aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman, Bering Sea – A boarding team departs from the Sherman to conduct a safety equipment inspection on board a fishing vessel.

Video – Cutter Sherman Boarding Crew Heads Out

Aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman, Bering Sea – A boarding team departs from the Sherman to conduct a safety equipment inspection on board a fishing vessel.

Video – Cutter Sherman Safety Inspection

A boarding team from the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman conducts a safety inspection on a fishing vessel in the Bering Sea.

Coast Guard conducts first live video teleconference at sea with IRIS

COAST GUARD ISLAND, ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Coast Guard Cutter Sherman, based here, became the first Coast Guard cutter to conduct a live video teleconference at sea via satellite during the Internet Protocol Router in Space Joint Capability Technology Demonstration Sept. 17. The IRIS JCTD, a program sponsored by Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Advanced Systems and Concepts, has completed...

Alameda Cutter Recognized For Record Drug Interdiction

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman was presented the Golden Eagle Award here today for superior performance in the interdiction of illicit drugs during the ship’s deployment to the U.S. Southern Command area of responsibility. The award was presented by Mark Campbell, Chief of International Interdiction and U.S. Interdiction Coordinator executive director, and...