by PO2 Michael Himes | Jul 17, 2019 | Coast Guard Chaplain, DVIDS Chaplain
Coast Guard response crews hold a memorial ceremony led by chaplain Lt. Cmdr. John Sears during oil recovery operations aboard the M/V SHELIA BORDELON. The Coast Guard discovered a significant amount of oil in cargo and fuel tanks during onsite assessments of the Coimbra in May 2019. The Coimbra sank off the coast of Long Island after a German U-boat torpedoed the ship in January 1942 killing 36 crew members. US Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Himes.
by PO2 Ali Flockerzi | Jul 9, 2019 | Coast Guard Chaplain, DVIDS Chaplain, Navy Chaplain
U.S. Navy Cmdr. William M. Stewart, Chaplain, Coast Guard 13th District, gives the invocation during a change of command ceremony held on Base Seattle, July 9, 2019. Rear Adm. Anthony J. Vogt relieved Rear Adm. David G. Throop during this time-honored tradition. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ali Blackburn.
by PO2 Marc Cuenca | Jun 8, 2019 | Coast Guard Chaplain, DVIDS Chaplain, Navy Chaplain
190607-N-HC646-0006 PORTLAND, Ore. (June 7, 2019) Robert Moore, volunteer of Meals on Wheels People Elm Court Center and Lt. Jisup Choi, chaplain of Chaplains Religious Enrichment Development Operation Command Region Northwest make a food delivery to the elderly, as part of a community relations project during Portland Fleet Week. The annual event is a time-honored celebration of the sea services and provides an opportunity for the citizens of Oregon to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today’s maritime services. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Marc Cuenca/Released)
by PO2 Jonathan Lally | May 28, 2019 | Coast Guard Chaplain, DVIDS Chaplain
MID-ATLANTIC OCEAN — Lt. Derek Henson, a U.S. Coast Guard chaplain, leads a divine service aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Thetis (WMEC-910) Sunday, May 19, 2019 while the cutter transits the Mid-Atlantic Ocean headed to their homeport after completing a three-month deployment in support of U.S. Africa Command. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally
by Telfair Brown | May 24, 2019 | Coast Guard Chaplain, DVIDS Chaplain
Washington, D.C.–Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin K. McAleenan and Coast Guard Commandant Karl Schultz presents 10 Purple Heart Medals to descendants of the USS TAMPA during a Memorial Day Observance ceremony at Coast Guard headquarters. Also during the event, the Coast Guard Purple Heart Memorial Wall will be on display. This Wall of Honor exhibit recognizes those approximately 2,000 Coast Guard members who fought and died or were wounded in combat. U.S. Coast Guard video by Telfair Brown
by PO2 Diana Sherbs | May 22, 2019 | Coast Guard Chaplain, DVIDS Chaplain
U.S. Coast Guard Chaplain Lt. Jonathan Alexander reads a prayer as shipmates and family say goodbye to Cmdr. Molly Waters at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C., May 17, 2019. Waters was critically injured in a motorcycle accident earlier in the week. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Diana Sherbs.