Cape Cod Coast Guard unit returns from deployment to Alaska

Cape Cod Coast Guard unit returns from deployment to Alaska
Cape Cod – Coast Guard reservists assigned to Port Security Unit 301 in Cape Cod, Mass., completed 14-day deployment to Anchorage, Alaska where the provided Port Security and communications support for the National Exercise Program’s Capstone Exercise 2014, Wednesday. The exercise, which coincided with the 50th anniversary of the magnitude 9.2 Good Friday Earthquake that struck Alaska...

From the Bridge Wing 9-22-2013

From the Bridge Wing 9-22-2013
This Day in Coast Guard History: 1943 – Coast Guardsmen participated in the invasion and liberation of Finschafen, New Guinea. An Allied invasion fleet, including Coast Guard-manned landing ships, landed Australian troops. Coast Guard-manned ships in the invasion fleet included USS LST-18, LST-67, LST-168, and LST-204. There were no casualties among the Coast Guard vessels. 1990 – Port...

Marine Corps teams up with Coast Guard for small unit tactics training

By Lance Cpl. Scott L. Tomaszycki, MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — Kicking in doors and storming buildings is not the mission of most Coast Guardsmen. Yet, the Coast Guard’s Port Security Unit 301 learned these skills and other small unit combat tactics from 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion aboard Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point July 31 – Aug. 9. “The Coast Guard is...

Coast Guard Port Security Unit 301 returns from a six-month deployment

BOURNE, Mass. – Approximately 600 people arrived at Air Station Cape Cod, here, to welcome back Coast Guard Port Security Unit 301 crewmembers after they returned from a six-month deployment at around midnight Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010.

Air Station Cape Cod crews offer holiday help

BOURNE, Mass.- Personnel from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod participated in several holiday charity drives to help the local Cape Cod community as well as fellow service members who are currently deployed overseas.

Coast Guard boat capsizes during training

BOSTON – The Coast Guard pulled five of its own members from the water Wednesday after their 25-foot response boat submereged while training about 15 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard. One member suffered an ankle injury and another showed symptoms of hypothermia.

Cape Cod Coast Guard officer diagnosed with H1N1 flu virus

BOSTON – The Center for Disease Control confirmed today that a local Coast Guardsman stationed at the Port Security Unit 301 in Cape Cod, Mass., tested positive for the H1N1 flu virus.

Army National Guard Soldiers training Coast Guard Reservists for deployment

By Army Master Sgt. Bob Haskell CAMP EDWARDS, Mass. – On Sept. 11, a Thursday and the seventh anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Coast Guard Reservists fired M240 machine guns, trained in convoy operations, and refined other skills they may one day need to combat another terrorist attack against American men and women. The “Coasties,” members of Port Security Unit 301, are training for a deployment...