Maritime Security Response Team demonstrates capabilities

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano visited the Coast Guard Integrated Support Command in Portsmouth for a demonstration of the capabilities of the Coast Guard’s Maritime Security Response Team Monday.

Integrated Support Command Kodiak Change of Command

KODIAK, Alaska – Coast Guard Integrated Support Command will hold a change of command ceremony at 10 a.m. on Friday at Kodiak’s Northern Lights Recreation Facility Fitness Center. Captain Jesse K. Moore will relieve Capt. Mark S. Carmel as commanding officer of Integrated Support Command Kodiak in a formal ceremony. Captain Robert E. Day Jr., commander of Maintenance and Logistics Command...

Groundbreaking highlights $120 million commitment to New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS- Coast Guard Commandant, Adm. Thad Allen will serve as the keynote speaker and presiding official over the dedication and groundbreaking ceremony for the new Sector New Orleans building here, Friday, Jan. 30, 2009. The groundbreaking ceremony will also commemorate the new construction of the Coast Guard Integrated Support Command, which is being built on a 26-acre parcel at the NASA Michoud...

Volunteers stuff holiday stockings for children

SEATTLE – Coast Guard members, along with family, friends and volunteers stuffed nearly 3,000 holiday stockings for homeless children from the Puget Sound area, at the Integrated Support Command gym at Pier 36 here Friday and Saturday.

EPA and the Coast Guard Settle Hazardous Waste Violations at Portsmouth Facility

PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Coast Guard have settled alleged violations of hazardous waste and Clean Air Act regulations at the Coast Guard’s Integrated Support Command facility in Portsmouth, Va. In addition to a $9,280 civil penalty, the Coast Guard has agreed to spend $89,290 on a project that will provide environmental and public health benefits. The...