First Coast Guard District Names Active and Reserve Enlisted Person of the Year

First Coast Guard District Names Active and Reserve Enlisted Person of the Year
Petty Officer 3rd Class Brett Ree is recognized as the First Coast Guard District’s Enlisted Person of the Year.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Barresi) BOSTON — Coast Guard leaders and distinguished guests joined together Friday to recognize and honor 23 exceptional enlisted members at the 18th annual First District Enlisted Person of the Year award luncheon...

Coast Guard Celebrates International Ice Patrol Centennial

Coast Guard Celebrates International Ice Patrol Centennial
MYSTIC, Conn., – The Coast Guard celebrated the 100th anniversary of the International Ice Patrol (IIP) Friday night during their open house event at the Mystic Aquarium where distinguished guests including Congressman Joe Courtney viewed the Titanic exhibit. The IIP was established as a result of one of the most horrifying tragedies at sea with the sinking of the Titanic on April 15, 1912. Nearly...

Coast Guard commemorates Titanic Centennial in Boston

BOSTON — In commemoration of the sinking of the Titanic 100 years ago, the U.S. Coast Guard, Titanic Historical Society, Titanic International Society, and Titanic Museum Attractions hosted a wreath and rose petal blessing in Boston. Five donated wreaths and 1.5 million dried rose petals will depart Boston aboard Coast Guard Cutter Juniper to be dedicated and placed at sea over the Titanic’s...

Coast Guard International Ice Patrol to hold change of command ceremony

NEW LONDON, Conn. – Command of the U.S. Coast Guard International Ice Patrol (IIP) will be passed from Cmdr. Scott Rogerson to Cmdr. Lisa Mack at a ceremony scheduled for 11 a.m., June 29 at Fort Trumbull State Park.

RMS TITANIC Memorial Ceremony to be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia April 15

NEW LONDON, Conn. – To remember the tragic loss of life when the RMS TITANIC sank after a collision with an iceberg 98 years ago, the U.S. Coast Guard International Ice Patrol will host a memorial ceremony in Halifax, Nova Scotia at 6 p.m. on April 15, 2010.

Coast Guard assists international science community to study Arctic ice, ocean behavior in Alaska

NOME, Alaska – The Coast Guard in cooperation with several scientific agencies and the International Ice Patrol deployed an ocean drifting buoy in the Arctic Ocean north of the Bering Sea for the very first time Wednesday.