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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
U.S. Coast Guard Chaplain Lt. Jonathan Alexander leads a procession of family and hospital staff as they wheel Cmdr. Molly Waters’s body through the halls of George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C., May 17, 2019. Approximately 150 shipmates, family and friends lined the halls to honor Waters for her service to the nation. U.S. […]
The Coast Guard commissions the Coast Guard Cutter Benjamin Bottoms, a fast-response cutter, at Coast Guard Sector San Diego in California, May 1, 2019. The cutter is named after Radioman Benjamin Bottoms, who was part of the Coast Guard aircrew that rescued a Army aircrew from a downed B-17 off Greenland’s coast in 1942. During […]