Coast Guardsmen train Iraqi navy crews

UMM QASR, Iraq — The Coast Guard Cutter Adak conducted training with Iraqi navy units here Wednesday, during the first port visit made by a U.S. military ship since the end of Operation New Dawn and the end of the war in Iraq. Adak crewmembers provided training to their Iraqi counterparts in subjects including voyage planning, navigation and towing operations. Iraqi navy sailors toured the Adak,...

Coast Guardsmen help deployed Army unit ship containers home

CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq – Two U.S. Coast Guard petty officers are part of a team that assists service members with the proper declaration, classification, labeling and packaging of shipping containers leaving Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Iraq. Petty Officers First Class Alfred Jurison, from Waipahu, Hawaii, and Eric Sobczak, from Chesapeake, Va., assigned to the U.S. Coast...

Coast Guardsmen train on Fort Dix simulator prior to Middle East deployment

Coast Guardsmen from RAID Detachment 13 preparing for deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan review real world convoy procedures before undergoing simulation training at Fort Dix’s latest virtual 360-degree trainer the Reconfigurable Vehicle Tactical Trainer. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. James Cullen, USCG Training Team East. by Sgt. Ray Reyes, 444th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, New Jersey Army...

Video – Coast Guard Receives IED Training in Iraq

Joint Base Balad, Iraq – In Iraq, even the Coast Guardsmen must be aware of the dangers on the ground.

Coast Guard Captain Assigned to U.S. Embassy in Baghdad

MIAMI – A South Floridian is scheduled in June to become the first Coast Guard captain permanently assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad. Coast Guard Capt. David A. Cinalli, former Seventh District Resources and Performance Management division chief and commanding officer of Seventh District enlisted personnel, will serve at the Office of the Transportation Attaché (OTA) at the U.S. Embassy...

Coast Guard trains Iraqi forces on boarding vessels

The Pentagon Channel airs a story about how the Coast Guard is training Iraqi sailors and Marines how to board vessels in the North Arabian Gulf.

Iraqi Navy learns how to operate 25′ RB-S

The Pentagon Channel airs a story about how the Coast Guard is training the Iraqi Navy how to use and manuver the 25 foot Response Boat-Small.