Coast Guard to welcome new Silver Ancient Mariner

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard will welcome a new Silver Ancient Mariner during a change of watch ceremony at 1 p.m. Friday at Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown, Va. The Silver Ancient Mariner Award, established in 1978, honors active duty enlisted personnel who personify the dedication and professionalism associated with long service at sea and who have held the distinction of Cutterman...

Coast Guard Names New Enlisted Ancient Mariner

The Coast Guard announced today that Master Chief Petty Officer Richard Vobornik will assume the title of Enlisted Ancient Mariner from Senior Chief Petty Officer Christopher Kukla during a ceremony at Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown, VA on July 17.  Senior Chief Kukla is retiring after 30 years of service.  Master Chief Vobornik will become the ninth Enlisted Ancient Mariner since the inception...