Coast Guard Cutter Oak crewmemer builds parts for crew of Dominican Republic patrol boat during Tradewinds 2013

by Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Okula, Navy Public Affairs CASTRIES, St. Lucia – Three small parts made one big difference Monday for the crew of GC 109 Orion, a Dominican Republic patrol boat that received the critical components fabricated by a damage controlman aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Oak in Saint Lucia during Tradewinds 2013. The replacement parts were a gift, custom-tailored...

Coast Guard and Dominican Navy conduct training exercise off the coast of Catuano, Dominican Republic

Coast Guard Cutter Kodiak Island SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Kodiak Island and three Dominican Navy vessels conducted a training exercise Friday off the coast of Catuano, Dominican Republic. The Kodiak Island rendezvoused with the Dominican Republic Navy vessels GC-109 Orion, PA-301 Almirante Didiez Burgos and PM-204 Capotillo as part of their Autumn Cruise to train second and...