Lt. Anthony Stallings, chaplain Sector Columbia River, Cmdr. Alain Balmaceda and Cmdr. Jose Bolanos, commanding officer Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast listen to the proceedings at the Steadfast’s change-of-command ceremony held at the Columbia River Maritime Museum in Astoria, Ore., June 16, 2017. Balmaceda previously served as deputy commander of Coast Guard Patrol Forces Southwest Asia, […]
Chaplain of the Coast Guard Capt. Gregory Todd offers the benediction before a wreath placed in front of a picture of the Coast Guard Cutter Tampa and crew during a Memorial Day observance at the Douglas A. Munro Coast Guard Headquarters building in Washington, D.C., May 26, 2017. The Cutter Tampa was torpedoed after escorting […]
With President Donald J. Trump as the commencement speaker, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy’s Class of 2017 graduates at the academy’s campus in New London, Conn., May 17, 2017.
Lt. Jeffrey Tagert is a native of Florence, Mississippi. He spent 4 years in both the Marine Corps and Coast Guard before attending New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary where he earned both his undergraduate degree and master’s degree. He is now the deputy command chaplain for Marine Corps Air Station New River. (U.S. Marine Corps […]
HONOLULU – Joint Interagency Task Force West held its 17th change of command ceremony bidding farewell to U.S. Coast Guard Rear Adm. Keith M. Smith and welcoming Rear Adm. Donna L. Cottrell, at Camp H. M. Smith, March 31, 2017. From left to right, Commander U.S. Pacific Command, Adm. Harry Harris Jr., USN; Rear Adm. […]
Coast Guard boat crews from Aids to Navigation Team Puget Sound, Maritime Force Protection Unit Bangor, Maritime Safety and Security Team 91101 and Station Seattle string their boats together and participate in an at-sea wreath-laying ceremony in honor of Petty Officer 3rd Class Ronald Gill Jr. near Vashon Island, Wash., March 25, 2017. Also in […]