Cross-country cyclists brake before finish line

YORKTOWN, Va. – Personnel from Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown hosted approximately 40 participants and support crew of the Sea to Shining Sea cross-country bicycle ride, Friday, July 23,

Bridge jumper rescued from York River

YORKTOWN, Va. – A Navy security boat crew rescued a man clinging to a buoy after he jumped from the Coleman Bridge over the York River Monday morning.

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...

Training Center Yorktown unveils new boat – Video and Photos

YORKTOWN, Va. – Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown unveiled its new response boat at the Boat Forces Center Thursday, March 5. The 45-foot response boat will be replacing the 41-foot utility boat that has been in service for more than 30 years.

Coast Guard member to receive national award in Washington, D.C.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – A local Coast Guard member will receive an award at the 5th Annual National Latina Symposium in Washington, D.C., Sep. 5, 2008. Cdr. Mariapaz Smith, a dental officer stationed at Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown, Va., was selected as the Coast Guard’s military recipient of the National Latina Distinguished Service Award. The award recognizes the achievements and contributions...