Coast Guard Cutter Washington decommissioned after 30 years service

Coast Guard Cutter Washington decommissioned after 30 years service
Coast Guard Cutter Washington file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West. SANTA RITA, Guam — The Coast Guard Cutter Washington (WPB 1331), a 110-foot Island Class patrol boat, was decommissioned after 30 years of service as part of recapitalization efforts during a ceremony at Naval Base Guam, Wednesday. Rear Adm. Kevin E. Lunday, commander, Coast Guard 14th District presided over the ceremony....

Cutter Assateague CO assumes helm of cutter Kiska after decommissioning in Guam

Cutter Assateague CO assumes helm of cutter Kiska after decommissioning in Guam
Coast Guard Cutter Kiska file photo APRA HARBOR, Guam — Lt. Evin Moses took the helm from Lt. George Shepherd as commanding officer of Coast Guard Cutter Kiska (WPB 1336) during a change of command ceremony at Naval Base Guam, Friday. Moses graduated from the United States Coast Guard Academy in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine and Environmental Science. His initial assignment was...

Coast Guard Cutter Assateague to be decommissioned in Guam after 27 years of service

Coast Guard Cutter Assateague to be decommissioned in Guam after 27 years of service
SANTA RITA, Guam — The Coast Guard will take the Coast Guard Cutter Assateague (WPB 1337) out of service during a pier-side ceremony aboard Naval Base Guam Friday. “Assateague’s operational history showcases the Coast Guard’s ability to carry out a diverse and important range of missions vital to the security and prosperity of our nation in remote parts of the Pacific,” said...

U.S. Navy assists Coast Guard with rescue of 10 fishermen from sinking vessel

U.S. Navy assists Coast Guard with rescue of 10 fishermen from sinking vessel
APRA HARBOR, Guam – Sailors from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 conducted a search and rescue (SAR) operation and rescued 10 fishermen from a sinking commercial fishing vessel that ran aground in Apra Harbor near Spanish Steps Feb. 13 at approximately 6 p.m. “Through the efforts of HSC-25 and the U.S. Coast Guard, we were able to successfully meet our first priority, which was...