Coast Guard encourages public to be safe Memorial Day weekend

Coast Guard encourages public to be safe Memorial Day weekend
Coast Guard 29-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo. BOSTON — The Coast Guard is encouraging the public to be safe on the water this Memorial Day weekend. “We want to make sure everyone enjoying the holiday makes it home to their families at the end of the day,” said Walt Taylor, the First Coast Guard District’s recreational boating safety specialist. Cold water awareness: Although...

Coast Guard welcomes new Northeast commander

Coast Guard welcomes new Northeast commander
Rear Adm. Steven D. Poulin is relieved by Rear Adm. Andrew J. Tiongson as commander of the First District.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Amber Howie) BOSTON — A change-of-command ceremony for the First Coast Guard District was held Monday at Boston’s historic Faneuil Hall. During the ceremony, Rear Adm. Andrew J. Tiongson, assumed responsibilities of commander of the First Coast Guard...

Coast Guard Northeast names active duty, reserve enlisted persons of the year

Coast Guard Northeast names active duty, reserve enlisted persons of the year
Petty Officer 1st Class John Joeckel is announced as the First Coast Guard District’s Enlisted Person of the Year in a ceremony at Base Boston, Wednesday, March 28, 2018. He is a marine science technician assigned to the Incident Management Division at Sector Northern New England. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll) BOSTON — Two Northeast-based Coast Guard petty...

Coast Guard welcomes new Northeast commander during time-honored ceremony in Boston

Coast Guard welcomes new Northeast commander during time-honored ceremony in Boston
Vice Adm. William “Dean” Lee, commander of Coast Guard Atlantic Area, Rear Adm. Steven D. Poulin, commander of the First Coast Guard District Commander, and Rear Adm. Linda Fagan, former commander of the First Coast Guard District, stand on stage following the change of command ceremony, Thursday, May 26, 2016 at Faneuil Hall in Boston.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole...

First Coast Guard District to welcome new top commander during ceremony in Boston

First Coast Guard District to welcome new top commander during ceremony in Boston
NEW LONDON, Conn. — Rear Adm. Linda L. Fagan, First Coast Guard District Commander, speaks with cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Jan. 11, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory J. Mendenhall. BOSTON — A change of command ceremony for the First Coast Guard District is scheduled for Thursday at Boston’s historic Faneuil Hall. During the ceremony, Rear Adm. Steven...

Coast Guard announces Northeast boating fatalities down

Coast Guard announces Northeast boating fatalities down
BOSTON — The Northeast Coast Guard will welcome the 2016 boating season by participating in National Safe Boating Week, which begins Saturday and runs through May 27. National Safe Boating Week marks the informal beginning of summer and Coast Guard crews throughout the Northeast will be on patrol paying particular attention to recreational boating safety and promoting safe boating practices. This...

First Coast Guard District to hold change of command ceremony

BOSTON — A change of command ceremony is scheduled for the Commander of the First Coast Guard District at Boston’s historic Faneuil Hall May 31, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. During the ceremony, Rear Adm. Daniel B. Abel will assume responsibilities from Rear Adm. Daniel A. Neptun as Commander of the First Coast Guard District. Rear Adm. Abel is joining the First Coast Guard District from the position of...

First Coast Guard District to hold change of command

BOSTON – A change of command ceremony is scheduled for the Commander of the First Coast Guard District at the Coast Guard base in the North End of Boston, July 24, 2009 at 2 p.m.