Coast Guard, Oakland Military Institute honored for Partnership in Education collaboration

Coast Guard, Oakland Military Institute honored for Partnership in Education collaboration
ALAMEDA, Calif. – Vice Adm. Paul F. Zukunft, commander of Coast Guard Pacific Area presided over a ceremony recognizing the partnership between Bay Area Coast Guard units and the Oakland Military Institute, which was developed under the Coast Guard Partnership in Education program. This award, presented annually on behalf of the Commandant of the Coast Guard, Adm. Robert J. Papp, Jr., recognizes...

OMI cadets glimpse into Coast Guard missions during Fleet Week

SAN FRANCISCO – Thirty-four cadets from the Oakland Military Institute deployed on the the San Pedro, Calif.,-based Coast Guard Cutter George Cobb to get a taste of Coast Guard missions and to watch the Navy Blue Angels practice flights over San Francisco Bay, Thursday. During the day-long Fleet Week cruise aboard the 175-foot buoy tender, OMI cadets toured the cutter, were shown a day in the life...

Former Coast Guardsman and Pro Football Hall of Famer Emlen Tunnell to be posthumously honored

ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to posthumously honor a former Coast Guardsman and a Pro Football Hall of Famer with the Silver Life Saving Medal Wednesday, March 9. This event will be held in conjunction with a gymnasium dedication ceremony in his name. The Coast Guard Island gymnasium will bear the name of Emlen Tunnell due in part to his heroic actions in saving two people during...

Base Support Unit Alameda forms partnership with Oakland Military Institute

ALAMEDA, Calif. – Coast Guard Capt. Keith Turro, commander of Base Support Unit Alameda, and Dr. Mark Ryan, superintendent of the Oakland Military Institute, signed a memorandum of agreement Wednesday, November 10, which will grant Oakland Military Institute cadets access to Coast Guard Island’s athletic facilities. The purpose of the agreement is to set forth the terms of a new partnership...