Coast Guardsmen train Iraqi navy crews

UMM QASR, Iraq — The Coast Guard Cutter Adak conducted training with Iraqi navy units here Wednesday, during the first port visit made by a U.S. military ship since the end of Operation New Dawn and the end of the war in Iraq. Adak crewmembers provided training to their Iraqi counterparts in subjects including voyage planning, navigation and towing operations. Iraqi navy sailors toured the Adak,...

Hampton Roads Coast Guard members participate in Wall of Honor Ceremony

RICHMOND, Va. – Coast Guard units from Hampton Roads participated in the Wall of Honor Ceremony at the state capitol building here Thursday to honor fallen service members from Virginia. The Wall of Honor Ceremony is an annual event hosted by the governor and the attorney general that recognizes Virginians killed in action during the Global War on Terror. Members of the Coast Guard escorted...

Coast Guard Yard to host Nate Bruckenthal Memorial Run

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard is scheduled to host the Nate Bruckenthal Memorial Run held at the Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore, Md., Saturday.

Coast Guard Post Security Unit Deploys to Middle East

SAN DIEGO, Calif., – Coast Guard Port Security Unit (PSU) 311, based out of San Pedro, Calif., departed from the North Island Naval Air Station today on its way to the Middle East in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The Unit is comprised of reservists specializing in port and land security missions.