Tag: Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Michael P. Leavitt

One Team, One Fight – Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Summit

More than 150 Coast Guard men and women are gathered at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., for a two-day summit on Sexual Assault Prevention and Response. The purpose of the summit, and the call to action for attendees, is reflected in the summit’s theme, “One Team, One Fight – Empowering People, Building Trust, Changing Culture.”

Adm. Papp testifies at US House committee meetings

Adm. Papp

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp provided oral testimony before two U.S. House of Representatives subcommittees yesterday on the Coast Guard’s Fiscal Year 2014 budget request. In the morning, the Commandant testified before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security and in the afternoon testified along with Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Michael P. Leavitt before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Marine Transportation.

Adm. Papp spends Thanksgiving in Bahrain with Coast Guardsmen, meets with U.S. and Bahraini officials

ADM Papp aboard CGC Aquidneck

Commandant of the Coast Guard Adm. Bob Papp visited Bahrain last week, the second leg of a series of official visits to meet with partner organizations and Coast Guardsmen stationed or deployed overseas.

A foundation of proficiency

Adm. Papp speaks at graduation

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp, the Coast Guard’s 24th commandant, was the keynote speaker for the ceremony and offered insight, wisdom and knowledge to the recruits. He discussed the Coast Guard’s many missions and the challenging environment in which its people serve, as well as the Coast Guard’s foundation of proficiency.

Flags across America

Coast Guard recruits spread out across Arlington National Cemetery as part of Flags Across America. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Patrick Kelley. As the sun rose over Arlington National Cemetery, a group of Coast Guard members and their families gathered. With steam rising from their coffee cups, they set out amongst the

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Shipmate of the Week – AMTC Troy Brevik

AMTC Brevik

Petty Officer 1st Class Troy Brevik, before his meritorious advancement to chief petty officer, examines an engine on an MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter at Coast Guard Air Station Sitka, Alaska. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Walter Shinn. Situated on the western edge of Alaska’s Baranof Island is the seaside town of

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Coast Guardsmen take on elements to support wounded warriors

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Michael P. Leavitt (top left) and retired Petty Officer 2nd Class David Moulton (bottom right) joined Team Coast Guard 1790 on a 110-mile bike trek in honor of wounded warriors. U.S. Coast Guard photo. With contributions from Lt. Cmdr. Fritz Kuebler. Torrential rain and 30-knot winds sounds

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