Category Archives: U.S. Coast Guard

UPDATED: Two Sailors Evacuated After Hours-long Fire Breaks Out Peruvian Warship

UPDATED: Two Sailors Evacuated After Hours-long Fire Breaks Out Peruvian Warship

Peruvian Navy corvette BAP Guise (CC-28) makes a pass during a ship maneuvering exercise during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2022 on July 13, 2022. US Coast Guard Photo

This story has been updated to include a statement from the Peruvian Navy. 

At least two people were injured in a fire that burned for several hours on a Peruvian warship participating in RIMPAC 2022, a Navy official said Sunday. Read More

Coast Guard Commandant Needs the 'Right Tools' to Improve Recruitment, Retention

Coast Guard Commandant Needs the ‘Right Tools’ to Improve Recruitment, Retention

Coast Guard crew members aboard cutter USCGC Midgett (WMSL-757) and U.S. Navy Sailors check the flight deck for debris prior to flight operations as part of Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2022. US Coast Guard Photo

In her first appearance as Coast Guard commandant before the House Homeland Security Transportation and Maritime Security panel, Adm. Linda Fagan said, “the biggest issue at hand centers around people” and having the “right tools” available to recruit, retain and “serve successfully” in the Coast Guard. Read More

New Coast Guard Commandant Fagan Sets Priority on Policy, Personnel

New Coast Guard Commandant Fagan Sets Priority on Policy, Personnel

Adm. Linda Fagan relieves Adm. Karl Schultz as the 27th commandant of the Coast Guard during a change of command ceremony at Coast Guard headquarters June 1, 2022. US Coast Guard Photo

Adm. Linda Fagan pledged her “highest priority as commandant will be to transform our policy management system” in remarks following her swearing in as the 27th leader of the Coast Guard and the first woman to lead a branch of the armed services. Read More