The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Junipe stowing boom from their onboard Spilled Oil Recovery System.

Truly, truly multi-mission

Written by: Capt. Bob Whitehouse Approaching pier two at Naval Station Newport, R.I., it’s hard to mistake the nature of work prescribed to the 1st Coast Guard District’s two ocean going buoy tenders  Juniper and Willow.  But despite the forest […]


Chief Petty Officer Jason Olsen meets with town selectmen

Station Menemsha, one year later

Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Luke Clayton It has been one year since U.S. Coast Guard Station Menemsha’s boathouse caught fire July 12, 2010, and efforts to build a new boathouse are well underway. Although investigators were unable to […]


Adm. Papp: One year and on track

Update: Paragraph seven has been corrected to reflect that “a fifth [NSC] was fully funded in the 2011 appropriation.” The following blog was posted by Cmdr. Glynn Smith on behalf of Adm. Bob Papp. Last Friday, I had the opportunity […]