Coast Guard Cutter Boutwell to Deploy in Support of DOD Operations and International Training

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Alameda-based Coast Guard Cutter BOUTWELL will depart Monday to participate in a deployment as part of the USS BOXER Expeditionary Strike Group ESG. BOUTWELL’s deployment will take six months to cover a route circumnavigating the globe.

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...