5th Coast Guard District Holds Change of Command

5th Coast Guard District Holds Change of Command
Coast Guard Rear Adm. Meredith Austin shakes hands with Rear Adm. Keith Smith during the 5th District change of command ceremony Aug. 10, 2018, in Norfolk, Virginia.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Auxiliarist Andrew Winz)   NORFOLK, Va. – Coast Guard Rear Adm. Keith Smith assumed command of the 5th Coast Guard District from Rear Adm. Meredith Austin during a change of command ceremony Friday. Smith...

Coast Guard recognizes Norfolk Fire and Rescue Captain, Police Officer for heroism

Coast Guard recognizes Norfolk Fire and Rescue Captain, Police Officer for heroism
Rear Adm. Meredith Austin, commander, 5th Coast Guard District, shares a moment with Norfolk Police Officer David Dubus while presenting him the United States Coast Guard Distinguished Public Service Award in Norfolk, Jan. 23, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn) NORFOLK, Va. — The Coast Guard recognized a Norfolk Fire and Rescue Captain and a Norfolk Police...

Coast Guard members participate in event at baseball game in Norfolk, VA

Coast Guard members participate in event at baseball game in Norfolk, VA
Coast Guard Master Chief Petty Officer Adwoa Hendricks, command master chief, 5th Coast Guard District, dances with the Norfolk Tides’ mascot Rip Tide at the annual Coast Guard Night celebration at Harbor Park in Norfolk, Virginia, Aug. 4, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard members participated in the Norfolk Tides’ Coast...

Rear Adm. Austin presents Gold Lifesaving Medal replicas at ceremony on Harkers Island, NC

Rear Adm. Austin presents Gold Lifesaving Medal replicas at ceremony on Harkers Island, NC
Retired U.S. Life-Saving Serviceman and U.S. Coast Guard Senior Chief Petty Officer Ira Lewis shares stories of patrolling beaches during World War II with Coast Guard Lt. j.g. William O’Connor and Chief Warrant Officer Greg Gage at the Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center on Harkers Island, North Carolina, Feb. 11, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer John...