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.
Coast Guard response boats from units throughout the Great Lakes and the Coast Guard Cutter Hollyhock, homeported in Port Huron, Mich., sit moored near Navy Pier before the 2012 NATO summit, May 17, 2012. The Coast Guard is the lead maritime security agency providing support for the event. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer
Capt. Scott Decker (left) and fellow Civilian Response Corps members accompany U.S. Ambassador Robert Loftis during a visit to Regional Command/Regional Platform East in Bagram, Afghanistan. The monument in the background is a piece of the World Trade Center. Photo courtesy of Capt. Scott Decker. After spending the better part of 23 years in