Coast Guard trains to combat terrorism

by Sgt. Thomas J. Griffith Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune In temperatures exceeding 90 degrees Fahrenheit. In full gear, including flak jacket and Kevlar. In ports around the United States and overseas. The Coast Guard has law enforcement officials defending, searching, seizing and detaining. Before that, however, they must attend the Basic Tactical Operations Course at the Joint Maritime Training...

Coast Guard to participate in Chicamacomico Heroes’ Day

HATTERAS ISLAND, N.C. – The Coast Guard is scheduled to participate in the 4th annual Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station American Heroes’ Day from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Thursday. At 11 a.m., a helicopter rescue crew from Air Station Elizabeth City and a 47-foot motor lifeboat crew from Station Oregon Inlet will perform a search and rescue demonstration. A Station Hatteras Inlet crew will...

Guardian graduates from Army Airborne School

WASHINGTON — A U.S. Coast Guard female servicemember graduated from U.S. Army Basic Airborne School Wednesday, in Fort Benning Ga., as part of the Coast Guard’s continued effort to create a more diverse working environment and to crosstrain with Department of Defense components.