Yellow Ribbon event supports families of deployed Coast Guard reservists

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Family members of Coast Guard Port Security Unit 305 participated in an event organized by the Yellow Ribbon Program, Saturday, here. The Yellow Ribbon event was held to help expose reserve service members and their families to the various educational, financial, legal and health care assistance programs and resources available to them before, during, and after a deployment. The...

Coast Guard announces selection of new Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Reserve Force

Washington – Admiral Thad Allen, Commandant of the Coast Guard, has announced the selection of BMCM Mark H. Allen as the next Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Reserve Force. He will relieve MCPO-CGRF Jeffrey D. Smith during a change of watch ceremony on May 15 at the Coast Guard Telecommunication and Information Systems Command located in Alexandria, Virginia.