Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment pays tribute to lost Coast Guardsmen, mariners

Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment pays tribute to lost Coast Guardsmen, mariners
Members of Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment prepare for the 21-gun salute during a memorial ceremony at Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment, Jan. 10, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Klingenberg) WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard hosted a memorial service, Sunday, at Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment in Ilwaco, Washington, in tribute to Coast Guardsmen...

Coast Guard pays tribute to 20th anniversary of plane crash in Kodiak, Alaska

Coast Guard pays tribute to 20th anniversary of plane crash in Kodiak, Alaska
Chief Warrent Officer Dale Estilette, Capt. Mark Morin and Master Chief Petty Officer David Ozuna pay tribute to their former shipmates at a plane crash memorial site on a hillside in the Anton Larsen Bay area on Kodiak Island, Alaska, June 19, 2015. All three men were stationed at Air Station Kodiak when a plane carrying three Coast Guardsmen and a civilian pilot crashed, June 30, 1995. (U.S. Coast...

Memorial service to be held for Coast Guardsman killed in traffic accident

Memorial service to be held for Coast Guardsman killed in traffic accident
SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The Coast Guard will hold a memorial service this afternoon for Chief Warrant Officer Dan Thomas, who was killed during a traffic accident Aug. 20th on his way to work at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach. Thomas, a Maritime Law Enforcement Specialist, served 27 years in the Coast Guard at 15 different units. Thomas is survived by his wife Michelle, daughter Alexis,...

Coast Guard honors life, service of fallen shipmate – video

Coast Guard honors life, service of fallen shipmate - video
Coast Guard personnel, family and friends honored the life and service of Petty Officer 3rd Class Travis Obendorf during a ceremony held at Coast Guard Island in Alameda, Calif., Thursday. Obendorf died in a Seattle hospital Dec. 18 as a result of injuries he sustained during search and rescue operations near Amak Island, Alaska, Nov. 11, while serving aboard Coast Guard Cutter Waesche. Coast Guard...

Survivor of the 1978 Cuyahoga tragedy to speak at memorial service

Survivor of the 1978 Cuyahoga tragedy to speak at memorial service
NEW LONDON, Conn. — The U.S. Coast Guard Officer Candidate School will hold the 35th annual Coast Guard Cutter Cuyahoga memorial service at 10 a.m., Oct. 18, 2013 at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. The cutter Cuyahoga was on a training cruise for officer candidates when it collided with an Argentine freighter at the mouth of the Potomac in 1978. The cutter capsized and went down with eleven Coast...

Coast Guard Station Eaton’s Neck holds memorial for fallen servicemember

Coast Guard Station Eaton's Neck holds memorial for fallen servicemember
NORTHPORT, N.Y. – The Coast Guard held a memorial service for Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan B. Bruckenthal at Coast Guard Station Eaton’s Neck, N.Y., Friday. Bruckenthal, a Stony Brook, N.Y., native, was killed in action while serving Operation Iraqi Freedom April 24, 2004. He was 24-years-old. Family, friends and military members gather each year at Eaton’s Neck to remember him and honor...

Coast Guard honors crews of Triumph, Mermaid during memorial ceremony

Coast Guard honors crews of Triumph, Mermaid during memorial ceremony
ILWACO, Wash. — The Coast Guard honored the crews of the 52-foot motor lifeboat Triumph and the 38-foot fishing vessel Mermaid during a memorial service at Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment in Ilwaco, Saturday. Five Coast Guard members and the two-man crew of the Mermaid were lost when severe weather sank both vessels, Jan. 12, 1961. “This means a lot to a lot of us who were stationed...

Senior Chief Petty Officer Terrell Horne Memorial Service Video

Senior Chief Petty Officer Terrell Horne Memorial Service Video
LOS ANGELES — A memorial ceremony was held for Coast Guard Senior Chief Petty Officer Terrell Horne at Coast Guard Base Los Angeles/Long Beach Saturday December 8, 2012. Senior Chief Horne, the Executive Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Halibut, was killed while conducting maritime law enforcement operations near Santa Cruz Island, Dec. 2, 2012. He sustained fatal injuries when the small...

Memorial ceremony held for Coast Guardsman murdered by drug smugglers

Memorial ceremony held for Coast Guardsman murdered by drug smugglers
LOS ANGELES – A memorial ceremony was held for Coast Guard Senior Chief Petty Officer Terrell Horne at Coast Guard Base Los Angeles – Long Beach Saturday afternoon. Horne, the executive petty officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Halibut, was killed while conducting maritime law enforcement operations near Santa Cruz Island, Dec. 2, 2012. He sustained fatal injuries when the small boat he was on was...