Retired Marine Corps General John F. Kelly Sworn In As Fifth Secretary of Homeland Security

Retired Marine Corps General John F. Kelly Sworn In As Fifth Secretary of Homeland Security
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Secretary of Homeland Security John F. Kelly January 20, 2017 WASHINGTON – Today, retired Marine Corps General John F. Kelly was officially sworn in as the fifth Secretary of Homeland Security. Secretary Kelly took the oath this evening after the Senate voted to confirm him. As Secretary of...

Coast Guard Training Center Cape May remembers Medal of Honor recipient

Coast Guard Training Center Cape May remembers Medal of Honor recipient
CAPE MAY, N.J. – Coast Guardsmen and recruits gathered to remember the sacrifice of the Coast Guard’s only Medal of Honor recipient aboard Training Center Cape May this morning at 8 a.m. The crew of Training Center Cape May gathered at a statue erected in Signalman 1st Class Douglas Munro’s honor to mark the 70th anniversary of the Coast Guardsman’s death during World War II. Munro was killed...

Coast Guard responds to U.S. Army vessel taking on water, fuel spill

Coast Guard responds to U.S. Army vessel taking on water, fuel spill
KODIAK, Alaska – Coast Guard personnel responded to a mayday call from the crew of a United States Army vessel after they reportedly struck an object and began taking on water in Chiniak Bay at 10:16 p.m. on Friday. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew launched at 10:44 p.m., with dewatering and rescue equipment, to assist the Army crew aboard the Monterrey, a landing craft...

Mariners missing in South Pacific found safe

Mariners missing in South Pacific found safe
Apra Harbor, GUAM – Two missing mariners are safe after they were located by a Marine Corps aircrew approximately 69 miles northwest of Chuuk Island at 2 p.m. Wednesday. A Marine Corps aircrew piloting a KC-130J Super Hercules aircraft from Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152 spotted the skiff while conducting a search in coordination with Coast Guard Sector Guam. A life raft with an aviation...

Happy 236th Birthday Marines

Happy 236th Birthday Marines
Indomitable Spirit: The 236th Marine Corps Birthday Message The Commandant of the Marine Corps and Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps present the 236th Marine Corps birthday message and honor the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, and how the events shaped the lives of Marines past and present.

Coast Guard to hold remembrance ceremony and memorial dedication at Air Station Sacramento

Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento will hold a remembrance service and memorial dedication ceremony honoring the crew of CG Rescue 1705 and USCM Vengeance 38 on October 29, 2011. ON the evening of October 29, 2009, CG Rescue 1705, an HC-130H aircraft was conducting a search and rescue mission near San Clemente Island off the California coast when they were involved in a mid-air collision with a U.S....

Marine Corps Welcomes General James F. Amos as the 35th Commandant

Gen. James Amos receives the Marine Corps Colors from Gen. James T. Conway during a change-of-command ceremony at Marine BarracksWASHINGTON – In a sun-drenched ceremony here today, Gen. James F. Amos received the battle flag of the U.S. Marine Corps from Gen. James T. Conway and became the 35th Commandant of the Marine Corps. “As commandant, Jim made the health of the force a top priority, ensuring...