Coast Guard Joint Service Operation Prevents Weapons Smuggling

Coast Guard Joint Service Operation Prevents Weapons Smuggling
A joint team from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, and U.S. Coast Guard onboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill seize illicit shipments of weapons and weapons components during a maritime security operation off the coast of Somalia. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Louis Thompson Staats IV) by Petty Officer 3rd Class Louis Staats, U.S. 5th Fleet A joint team...

Coast Guard Awards Certificate of Valor to Joint Base Lewis-McChord Soldier

SEATTLE – Rear Adm. Keith A. Taylor, 13th Coast Guard District commander, presented the Certificate of Valor to Master Sgt. Anton Engelmann, U.S. Army 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Friday. Englemann received the award for his heroic efforts that assisted in the rescue of a man from the Nisqually River in Mt. Ranier National Park, Wash., on June 5, 2010. Englemann...

Purple HALO: Coast Guard trains with the A-Team

Where eagles scream and dive-bomb with equal fright and delight toward a beast of prey, a breed apart dwells amid the great sky. There is down-to-earth, and there is down to earth – as in, 10,000 feet, or roughly two miles straight down to splat – flat ground. Between heaven and earth, a warrior glides with the night. All the while, like a falconer, their guardians above keep a watchful eye. On...