Cutter Healy Begins Arctic West Summer 2010 Mission

SEATTLE – The nation’s largest ice breaker, Coast Guard Cutter Healy, departed Pier 36 in Seattle Sunday to begin the Arctic West Summer 2010 (AWS10) mission.

Coast Guard to provide security zone for NASA rocket launch on Wallops Island, Va.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard will set and maintain a security zone in the vicinity of Wallops Island, Va., for a NASA rocket launch scheduled for Friday morning. Coast Guard Station Chincoteague, Va., will provide three boat crews to be located at the outbound portion of inlet buoys and at locations approximately 10-miles offshore. The crews will intercept and/or notify any vessels within...

Coast Guard announces retirement of Group Port Angeles Executive Officer

PORT ANGELES, Wash. (CG Public Affairs) – Coast Guard Group /Air Station Port Angeles will hold a retirement ceremony for Commander Keith Russell, the Executive Officer, on June 20, 2008 at 10 a.m., inside the Aviation Engineering Hangar. A New England native, Commander Russell was born in Rutland, Vt., to Norman and Cheryl Russell in 1966. He married Michele Brown of Chester, N. H., in 1991....