Tag: Coast Guard Investigative Service

Coast Guard Sector New York holds 9/11 remembrance ceremony

Ensign Kiley Relf (left) and Michael Caballero prepare to hoist the American flag during a remembrance ceremony Sept. 11, 2014, at Coast Guard Sector New York, in Staten Island, N.Y. Capt. Gordon Loebl, commander, Coast Guard Sector New York, gave remarks on the significant role the Coast Guard played during the maritime evacuation of lower Manhattan 13 years ago. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ali Flockerzi.

To remember the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center, a flag ceremony was performed. An unwavering American symbol, the vibrant red, white and blue colors stood out against the cloudy, gray sky as the flag detail team hoisted it up the pole. Capt. Gordon Loebl, commander, Coast Guard Sector New York, gave remarks on the significant role the Coast Guard plays on a daily basis to thwart terrorist activity and the positive impact of their response on that day.

Not in our Coast Guard.

Lighthouse

The month of April is designated Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, and throughout the month Coast Guard Compass will highlight first-person accounts from men and women of the Coast Guard who are taking a stand against the crime of sexual assault. This week’s account is a joint piece from a Coast Guard investigative service special agent and a staff attorney.

2012 Military Joint Terrorism Task Force Officer of the Year – S/A Chris Whitaker

William Callaghan, unit chief of the National Joint Terrorism Task Force; Jacquelyn Hamelryck, senior special agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation; Christopher Whitaker, special agent, Coast Guard Investigative Service; Brett Simpson, deputy assistant director for operations, Coast Guard Investigative Service; DeAnna Vargas, acting assistant section chief, Domestic Terrorism Operations Section, Federal Bureau of Investigation; and Kevin Kolbye, special agent in charge, Dallas Field Office, Federal Bureau of Investigation pose following an award ceremony.

William Callaghan, unit chief of the National Joint Terrorism Task Force; Jacquelyn Hamelryck, senior special agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation; Christopher Whitaker, special agent, Coast Guard Investigative Service; Brett Simpson, deputy assistant director for operations, Coast Guard Investigative Service; DeAnna Vargas, acting assistant section chief, Domestic Terrorism Operations Section, Federal Bureau of Investigation; and Kevin

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Keeping our maritime borders secure

A response boat launched from Coast Guard Cutter Blackfin, seen above, was used to save 14 migrants when their boat became disabled. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Cory Mendenhall, 11th Coast Guard District public affairs. From interdicting drugs and migrants, to protecting America’s Exclusive Economic Zone from foreign fishing vessel

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Hit drama NCIS to feature Coast Guard Investigative Service

"Jurisdiction" –LtoR: Pauley Perrette as Forensic Specialist Abby Sciuto, guest star Diane Neal as Special Agent Abigail Borin, and Mark Harmon as Leroy Gibbs on NCIS, Tuesday, March 16 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Richard Foreman/CBS ©2010 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. If you aren’t already one of the 20

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itCG – Researchers evacuated, oil spill clean-up continues, search continues for Maine fishermen, polluter fined $1.25 million

Posted by Christopher Lagan. A U.S. Coast Guard C-130 long-range search plane from Air Station Barbers Point lands on Tern Island in the French Frigate Shoals to evacuate U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service personnel ahead of Hurricane Neki. (Click the image to watch video of the C-130 landing.) Guardians evacuated 10 people living on one of

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