Coast Guard welcomes new vice commandant

Coast Guard welcomes new vice commandant
Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft looks on as Adm. Charles Ray (left) thanks Adm. Chuck Michel for his service as the 30th vice commandant of the Coast Guard during the vice commandant change of watch ceremony at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C., May 24, 2018.  Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Patrick Kelley. WASHINGTON – Adm. Charles D. Michel was relieved as vice...

Coast Guard commissions Fast Response Cutter John McCormick in Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard commissions Fast Response Cutter John McCormick in Ketchikan, Alaska
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick stands proud facing the crowd of the commissioning ceremony while they “bring the cutter to life” at Coast Guard Base Ketchikan, Alaska, April 12, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios. KETCHIKAN, Alaska – The Coast Guard commissioned the fast response cutter John McCormick during a ceremony in Ketchikan,...

Coast Guard attends 39th annual Silver Bell Awards Dinner

Coast Guard attends 39th annual Silver Bell Awards Dinner
Vice Adm. Charles D. Michel, Vice Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard, stands with members of the Hellenic Coast Guard, Italian Coast Guard and Italian Navy at the Silver Bell Awards Dinner June 9, 2016 in New York City. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK — U.S. Coast Guard Vice Adm. Charles D. Michel, Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard, attended the 39th annual Silver...

Coast Guard receives second four-star Admiral

Coast Guard receives second four-star Admiral
Adm. Paul Zukunft (right), commandant of the Coast Guard, administers the oath of office to Adm. Charles Michel, vice commandant of the Coast Guard, at the conclusion of a ceremony at the Douglas Munro Coast Guard Headquarters Building in Washington, D.C., June 1, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Senior Chief Kyle Niemi WASHINGTON — Charles D. Michel, vice commandant of the Coast Guard, was promoted...

Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg receives service’s final response boat

Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg receives service's final response boat
Vice Adm. Peter V. Neffenger and maritime industry personnel prepare to get underway on the 174th and final 45-foot Response Boat-Medium after a ceremony marking the delivery milestone, Tuesday, March 17, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Crystalynn A. Kneen) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard held a ceremony to recognize the 174th and final delivery of the Coast Guard’s...

Vice Adm. Peter Neffenger relieves Vice Adm. John Currier as vice commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard

Vice Adm. Peter Neffenger relieves Vice Adm. John Currier as vice commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard
WASHINGTON — U.S. Coast Guard Vice Adm. Peter Neffenger relieved Vice Adm. John Currier as Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard during a change of watch ceremony at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, Washington, D.C., Tuesday. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp presided over the ceremony and U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson attended. “It has been my honor to serve our nation...

Coast Guard Sector New York commander promoted to Rear Admiral

NEW YORK – Rear Adm. Linda Fagan, Commander of Coast Guard Sector New York, was promoted to the rank of rear admiral lower half in a ceremony held at Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island, N.Y. The ceremony was presided over by Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard Vice Adm. Sally Brice-O’Hara. Fagan serves as Captain of the Port of New York and New Jersey, which oversees Coast Guard missions in the...