Coast Guard participating in Operation Island Chief

Coast Guard participating in Operation Island Chief
Lt. Freddy Hofschneider, commanding officer of Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry (WPC 1140), gets underway on Aug. 8, 2022, from Guam for a patrol headed south to assist partner nations in upholding and asserting their sovereignty while protecting U.S. national interests. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer Sara Muir) MANUS, Papua New Guinea — The U.S. Coast Guard is participating with...

Coast Guard participates in Micronesia patrol boat operation

GUAM – From August 16–26 patrol boats from Coast Guard Sector Guam, the Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, Federated States of Micronesia, Marshall Islands, Nauru, and Kiribati participated in “Operation Island Chief,” a multinational exercise aimed at curtailing illegal, undocumented, and unreported fishing within the Western Pacific. The exercise utilized the Coast Guard Cutters Assateague...