Category Archives: U.S. Coast Guard

Zukunft: Arctic Coast Guard Forum Supports Positive Relationship With Russian Counterpart

Zukunft: Arctic Coast Guard Forum Supports Positive Relationship With Russian Counterpart

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft joins leaders representing all eight coast guard agencies of the Arctic nations to sign a Joint Statement officially establishing the Arctic Coast Guard Forum at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., Oct. 30, 2015. US Coast Guard photo.

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft joins leaders representing all eight coast guard agencies of the Arctic nations to sign a Joint Statement officially establishing the Arctic Coast Guard Forum at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., Oct. 30, 2015. US Coast Guard photo.

The United States Coast Guard and its Russian counterparts have maintained a productive, transparent dialogue regarding Arctic operations and concerns about growing human activity in the region, U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft said today. Read More

Coast Guard Adm. Michel Promoted As Vice Commandant Billet Becomes A Four-Star Job

Coast Guard Adm. Michel Promoted As Vice Commandant Billet Becomes A Four-Star Job

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., on June 1, 2016. US Coast Guard photo. Following passage of the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015, the president nominated Michel for promotion from vice admiral to admiral to align the Coast Guard’s leadership structure to that of the other armed services. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Senior Chief Kyle Niemi

Adm. Paul Zukunft (right), commandant of the Coast Guard, administers the oath of office to Adm. Charles Michel, vice commandant of the Coast Guard, as his wife, Claudia Michel, watches during a ceremony at the Douglas Munro Coast Guard Headquarters Building in Washington, D.C., on June 1, 2016. US Coast Guard photo.

Coast Guard Vice Commandant Charles Michel was promoted to the rank of admiral on Wednesday, giving the Coast Guard two four-stars atop the chain of command just like the rest of the services. Read More

Navy P-8A Discovers Men Stranded On Uninhabited Island After Skiff Capsized

Navy P-8A Discovers Men Stranded On Uninhabited Island After Skiff Capsized

Two men wave life jackets and look on as a U.S. Navy P-8A maritime surveillance aircraft discovers them on the uninhabited island of Fanadik, in the Federated States of Micronesia. US Navy photo.

Two men wave life jackets and look on as a U.S. Navy P-8A maritime surveillance aircraft discovers them on the uninhabited island of Fanadik, in the Federated States of Micronesia. US Navy photo.

The crew of a U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft located three men stranded on an uninhabited island in the Federated States of Micronesia last week, after the men swam ashore and wrote “help” on the beach with palm leaves. Read More