Coast Guard scheduled to participate in annual Rose Festival

Coast Guard scheduled to participate in annual Rose Festival
Coast Guard Cutter Orcas file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nate Littlejohn PORTLAND, Ore. — Three Coast Guard cutter crews and an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew are scheduled to participate in the annual Portland Rose Festival and Navy Fleet Week, June 6 to 11. The Coast Guard Cutters Steadfast, Bluebell and Orcas are participating in the annual Parade of Ships and will be open for free public...

Coast Guard fleet to arrive in Portland, Ore., for Rosefest

Coast Guard fleet to arrive in Portland, Ore., for Rosefest
PORTLAND, Ore. — Coast Guard cutters, response boats, and a motor lifeboat are scheduled to arrive in Portland, Wednesday, June 4, in celebration of the Rose Festival. Coast Guard Cutter Alert, homeported out of Astoria, Oregon, and the Coast Guard Cutter Cuttyhunk, homeported out of Port Angeles, Washington, are scheduled to arrive at the Tom McCall Waterfront Park on the Willamette River, just...

Budget reductions cause Coast Guard to cancel asset participation in Portland Rose Festival and Seattle Seafair

Budget reductions cause Coast Guard to cancel asset participation in Portland Rose Festival and Seattle Seafair
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard announced the cancellation of cutter and air asset participation during the 2013 Portland Rose Festival’s and Seattle Seafair’s Fleet Week celebrations, Thursday. Recent fiscal reductions, due to the Budget Control Act of 2011, have resulted in reduced Coast Guard participation in community outreach programs in 2013. Rose Festival file photo  by Petty Officer Shawn...

Coast Guard to establish security zone for Rose Festival fleet visit

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Coast Guard will enforce and maintain a controlled access area on the Willamette River while Navy and Coast Guard vessels are tied up at the seawall between the Steel and Morrison Bridges beginning noon, Tuesday, June 5, until noon, Monday, June 11. Commercial vessels have made special transit arrangements with the Captain of the Port, Coast Guard Sector Columbia River, prior...

Coast Guard Cutter Active crew returns from two month deployment

PORT ANGELES, Wash. — The Coast Guard Cutter Active returned to Port Angeles Tuesday after a two month deployment. The crew of the Active participated in a counter-drug patrol off the West Coast of the United States and Mexico. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); });

Historic Navy PT boat saved from sinking at Rose Fest

ASTORIA, Ore.— The restored Navy motor torpedo boat PT-658 was saved from sinking after a multi-agency effort Sunday at the 2009 Portland Rose Festival in Portland, Ore.