Coast Guard Cutter Legare returns from West African deployment

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard Cutter Legare and its crew are scheduled to return to their homeport at the Coast Guard Integrated Support Command in Portsmouth, Va., following a 120-day patrol off the West African coast at 8:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 1.

Coast Guardsman rescues injured osprey

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – On a typical day in port, Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Shawn Smith, a native of Valrico, Fla., stationed aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Forward, spends his days training and preparing the ship for its next patrol, but Tuesday, Aug. 5, wasn’t a typical day. While Smith was returning to the ship from firearms training at Integrated Support Command Portsmouth’s...

Coast Guard members donate hair for charity

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (D5 Public Affairs) – Six local Coast Guard members from Coast Guard Integrated Support Command Portsmouth, Va., are scheduled to participate in a Locks of Love charity event Wednesday, July 16 at ISC Portsmouth. The six participants will donate their hair to Locks of Love, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing high quality hair prosthetics to children under the age...