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,...

Cutter Block Island welcomes new commanding officer

ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Block Island welcomed their new commanding officer at a change of command ceremony Thursday at Sector North Carolina in Atlantic Beach.

Former Coast Guard Cutter Legare CO takes helm of Patrol Forces Southwest Asia

MANAMA, BAHRAIN – A change of command ceremony on June 20, 2010 at Naval Support Activity (NSA) Bahrain marked the relinquishment of command from Capt. Duke Walker to Capt. Scott Bauby as Commodore, U.S. Coast Guard Patrol Forces Southwest Asia (PATFORSWA).