Tag: Janet Napolitano

Honoring BMCS Terrell Horne III


More than 1,000 people gathered at U.S. Coast Guard Base Los Angeles – Long Beach in San Pedro today to attend a memorial ceremony honoring Senior Chief Petty Officer Terrell Horne III, a Coast Guardsman who was killed in the line of duty Dec. 2, 2012, while carrying out law enforcement operations near Santa Cruz Island.

Swabs on deck: R-Day 2012

In this photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Coast Guard Academy Second Class Cadet Matt Monahan yells instructions to a group of swabs Monday, June 25, 2012, at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn. In all, 251 members of the incoming class of 2016, known as swabs, reported in during an event called R-Day or Reporting In Day.

On the morning of June 25, hundreds of people from all over the country are at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., checking event schedules and looking over base maps. It’s reporting-in day and the lives of 252 young men and women are about to change – dramatically.

Shipmate of the Week – LCDR Scott Peterein

Lt. Cmdr. Scott Peterein is the fiscal year 2013 budget coordinator for the Coast Guard, spearheading the formulation and production of the service’s $10 billion budget. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Written by Capt. Stuart Merrill. The Constitution states “[n]o money shall be drawn from the Treasury but in Consequence of Appropriations made by Law.” For

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Celebrating 9 years of DHS

President Barack Obama, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp participate in the Coast Guard Academy’s 130th commencement exercise May 18, 2011, in New London , Conn. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. Posted on behalf of Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp.

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Eagle 75: Cadets of a different kind

U.S. Naval Sea Cadet logo

After spending the Coast Guard’s 221st birthday in New York City, the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle is headed home on the final leg of its 75th anniversary summer training cruise. On Friday, Eagle was host to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano where she presided over a naturalization ceremony administering the Oath of

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Celebrating DHS’ 8th Anniversary

Adm. Bob Papp

Posted by Cmdr. Glynn Smith on behalf of Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp. Admiral Robert J. Papp, 24th Commandant of the Coast Guard (U.S. Coast Guard photo) I am proud to recognize the Department of Homeland Security on its eighth anniversary of service to our great Nation today. I know that all Coast Guard

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Adm. Papp, Secretary Napolitano honor Coast Guard veterans

Veterans Day ceremony

Master Chief Petty Officer Michael P. Leavitt, Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard, Adm. Bob Papp, Commandant of the Coast Guard, and Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security, render honors at the Coast Guard Veterans Day Day Memorial ceremony at the Coast Guard World War I Memorial in Arlington National Cemetery. Coast Guard

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First Lady makes history as a Coast Guard ‘first’

PASCAGOULA, Miss. – Distinguished guests including the First Lady, Secretary of Homeland Security and Coast Guard Commandant honor Capt. Dorothy Stratton during the christening of the Coast Guard’s third National Security Cutter, Stratton, July 23, 2010. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Casey Ranel. Capt. Dorothy Stratton has captured the attention of

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Change of Command: Commandant of the Coast Guard

Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Admirals Allen and Papp listen to the National Anthem during the Coast Guard change of Command. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Daniel Bender) In a time-honored change of command ceremony presided over by Department of Homeland Security Secretary

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