Lois Bouton, “The Coast Guard Lady”, Passes at 102

Lois Bouton, "The Coast Guard Lady", Passes at 102
Lois Bouton, the Coast Guard Lady, is made an honorary chief and pinned by Chief Petty Officer Allen Monterroza (left) and Chief Petty Officer Scott Lussier (right) at the Chief’s Call to Indoctrination dinner in St. Louis, Oct. 25, 2013. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ayla Kelley) It is with great sadness that we mourn the loss of our beloved Coast Guard Lady, Mrs. Lois Bouton....

Coast Guard Pearl Harbor survivor made honorary Chief Petty Officer

PETALUMA, Calif. – Coast Guard Training Center Petaluma held a ceremony this morning to honor retired Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class George C. Larsen, promoting him to an honorary Chief Petty Officer for his service during the attack on Pearl Harbor and for his continued contributions to the community. Chief Petty Officer George C. Larsen, a Pearl Harbor survivor of Novato, Calif., served in...

Coast Guard Cutter Alert holds change-of-command – Outgoing CO made Honorary Chief Petty Officer

ASTORIA, Ore. — Cmdr. Matthew Creelman was relieved by Cmdr. Brad Mynatt as the commanding officer (CO) of the Coast Guard Cutter Alert in a joint change-of-command and retirement ceremony held Friday, June 19, 2009, outside of the Columbia River Maritime Museum here.