Coast Guard makes students partners

by Petty Officer Jay Cadorette SCUTUATE, Mass (D1 Public Affairs) – Five uniformed Coast Guard members rushed through the hallways of Wampatuck Elementary School in Scituate, Mass., June 13, 2008. A 25-foot Coast Guard patrol boat was positioned in the school parking lot. “The Coast Guard is here!” shouted a group of students who were on their way to morning class. The five Coast...

Guarding Our Future

by Petty Officer David Marin SEATTLE (D13 Public Affairs) – There are hundreds of thousands of documented cases where members of the Coast Guard have saved people who were lost and in need of help. There are also many cases that go without much notice, many members who take it upon themselves to help others when it is not expected or required of them. The Coast Guard, known for helping people...

Coast Guard Atlantic Area, Defense Force East Change of Command

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (D5 Public Affairs) – A time-honored change of command ceremony for U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Area and U.S. Coast Guard Defense Force East is being held at the Coast Guard Integrated Support Command in Portsmouth, Thursday at 10 a.m. Vice Adm. Robert J. Papp Jr., who spent the last two years in Washington, D.C., as the Chief of Staff of the Coast Guard, will relieve Vice Adm....

Admiral Allen, You Have A Problem

Is the Coast Guard knowingly shielding a a fugitive from justice? Why are senior Coast Guard officials preventing the transfer of an active duty member to civilian custody to serve a three year prison sentence? Why have senior Coast Guard officials basically stonewalled members of Congress who have asked the same questions? At 6:00 a.m. today, Coast Guard Report published a timeline of the events,...

Coast Guard Barque Eagle Announces 2009 Schedule

NEW LONDON, Conn. – Destinations for the Coast Guard Barque Eagle’s 2009 summer cruise have been determined. The crew of the Eagle will depart for Rota, Spain, from New London April 20, 2009, and begin a training cruise that will include Europe, Bermuda, and the Atlantic Coast of North America, including Canada. The Eagle will make the following stops during the trip: May 8-11 Rota, Spain May...

Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle Podcast

Petty Officer Tara Molle of the District 13 Public Affairs Staff hosts a special podcast on the Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle.

Coast Guard Cutter Mellon Patrols the U.S. Arctic

JUNEAU, Alaska (D17 Public Affairs) – The Coast Guard Cutter Mellon is presently deployed to the Alaskan Frontier conducting the full spectrum of Coast Guard missions. These efforts include ensuring the safety of the fishing fleet working in one of the most dangerous, but resource rich fishing grounds in the world, ensuring foreign fishing vessels do not trespass into the U.S. Exclusive Economic...

The National Security Cutter USCGC Bertholf

Coast Guard Petty Office Adam Eggers and the Pentagon Channel take a look at the new National Security Cutter, the Bertholf.

Sector San Juan Holds Change of Command Ceremony

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard received a new commander for Sector San Juan during a change of command ceremony Wednesday morning held at the Coast Guard base in La Puntilla, Old San Juan. During the change of command ceremony, Capt. Eduardo Pino, previously the Chief of Response Enforcement Branch for the Coast Guard’s Seventh District in Miami, assumed the responsibilities from...