Coast Guard recognizes Port Orchard, Wash. resident as 47th Master Cutterman

Coast Guard recognizes Port Orchard, Wash. resident as 47th Master Cutterman
  Chief Warrant Officer Thomas Shuster, weapons officer aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Mellon presents Chief Warrant Officer Joel Moore, supply officer of the Mellon, a copy of the book “The Old Man and the Sea” during a ceremony held aboard the underway cutter, Aug. 4, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Mellon. SEATTLE — The Coast Guard recognized Port...

Coast Guard recognizes 45th Master Cutterman

Coast Guard recognizes 45th Master Cutterman
Rear Adm. David R. Callahan congratulates Master Chief Petty Officer Robert Eagleton on becoming the 45th Master Cutterman of the Coast Guard, Sept. 2, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally) VICKSBURG, Miss. — Coast Guard Master Chief Petty Officer Robert Eagleton was recognized as the Coast Guard’s 45th Master Cutterman in Vicksburg, Wednesday. Eagleton serves...

Master Cutterman of the Harry Claiborne

Master Cutterman of the Harry Claiborne
Story by Petty Officer 2nd Class William Benson NEW ORLEANS – It’s your birthday; you’re hanging out with your family and friends. There are candles, birthday cake and presents. Relaxing right? Chief Warrant Officer Paul Zado’s first birthday underway as a Coast Guardsman was a little different. He was a petty officer hanging on for his life inside the Coast Guard Cutter Planetree’s...

Coast Guard recognizes 29th Master Cutterman

Coast Guard Chief Warrant Officer David Slobojan, left, displays his citation with Lt. Cmdr. Bob Little, commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Kukui, as the Coast Guard’s 29th Master Cutterman.HONOLULU – Coast Guard Chief Warrant Officer David Slobojan was recognized as the Coast Guard’s 29th Master Cutterman aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Kukui Dec. 3, 2010. Slobojan, formerly of Kalispell,...

Coast Guard Chief receives prestigious Master Cutterman award in Kodiak

KODIAK, Alaska – Chief Petty Officer Paul Hicks, with the Coast Guard Cutter SPAR was named the Coast Guard’s 13th Master Cutterman in an informal ceremony at the Golden Anchor on Coast Guard base Kodiak Friday.

Feature: Coast Guardsman recognized as Master Cutterman for serving 25 years at sea

KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guardsman stationed in Kodiak, Alaska received the Coast Guard’s newest honor during an informal ceremony in Kodiak on February 12, where he was named the services 12th Master Cutterman. While many Coast Guardsmen proudly wear the Cutterman’s insignia, which represents five years of sea service, the distinguished title of Master Cutterman is awarded to those...

Kodiak Coast Guardsman receives title of Master Cutterman

A Coast Guardsman stationed in Kodiak, Alaska received the Coast Guard’s newest honor during an informal ceremony in Kodiak Thursday where he was named the services 12th Master Cutterman awarded for more than 20 years at sea. Chief Warrant Officer Randy Salenski received the award during the ceremony at Coast Guard Base Kodiak for serving more than 25 years at sea. In May his sea time will reach...