Coast Guard stands watch during State of Union address

Coast Guard stands watch during State of Union address
Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team members patrol the waters of the Potomac River in support of the State of the Union address . (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lisa Ferdinando) By Petty Officer 3rd Class Lisa Ferdinando As President Barack Obama spoke to the nation Tuesday during his State of the Union address, Coast Guardsmen joined state and federal agencies to stand...

MSST Kings Bay, Ga., presented Sumner I. Kimball Readiness Award for operational excellence

KINGS BAY, Ga. – Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team Kings Bay, Ga., was awarded the Sumner I. Kimball Readiness Award, Tuesday aboard MSST Kings Bay for excellence in operational readiness. “Earning the Kimball Award is a direct reflection of the hard work MSST Kings Bay puts forth daily and is truly a testament to my crew having achieved a mastery of boat operations, engineering...

Coast Guard deployable units to be on display during Coast Guard Festival

Grand Haven – Three specialized U.S. Coast Guard units will be on display during the 2010 Coast Guard Festival, featuring security and K-9 teams and hazardous incident responders and equipment.

Coast Guard to establish security zone for State of the Union address

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard will establish a temporary security zone in designated waters of the National Capital Region for the State of the Union address Wednesday. During this period, security zone enforcement will prohibit navigation by commercial and recreational waterway users.

Video – The missions and training of MSST’s

During a live show on location at Naval Station Mayport, the Pentagon Channel’s PA1 Adam Eggers discusses the missions of Maritime Safety and Security Teams, specifically MSST Kings Bay. [youtube]0dcywEdoko0[/youtube]

Coast Guard Security Unit to Get New Commanding Officer

ST. MARYS, Ga. – Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team Kings Bay (91108), Ga., will get a new commander Thursday during a change of command ceremony at 1 p.m. Lt. Cmdr. Paul Murphy, commanding officer of MSST Kings Bay, will be retiring after 20 years of active duty service and will be replaced by Lt. Cmdr. Doug Stark. Stark will assume command and control of more than 80 personnel and...