Tag: Operation New Dawn

From Land of the Midnight Sun to the Middle East

MKC Devin

After nearly three years serving aboard Alaska-based Coast Guard Cutter Sycamore, Chief Petty Officer Jason Devin – a chief machinery technician and command chief for the cutter – recently traded Cordova’s cold, snowy winter for a hot, sandy summer, as he arrived as the engineer petty officer aboard cutter Wrangell, currently stationed with Patrol Forces Southwest Asia, Bahrain.

Port Security Unit 313 welcomed home

Petty Officer 3rd Class John Hoyt, a Maritime Enforcement Specialist, leads the Everett, Wash., based Port Security Unit 313 through Seattle-Tacoma International Airport gates to their families who were waiting inside the terminal. Hoyt'™s twin daughters, who he has never seen, were born while PSU 313 was on an extended deployment to the Middle East.

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Shipmate of the Week – BM1 William Glenzer

BM1 Glenzer

Petty Officer 1st Class William Glenzer stands near one of the small boats used for training Iraqi Coastal Border Guard students in Umm Qasr, Iraq. Coast Guard photo. Since 2002, Coast Guard Patrol Forces Southwest Asia have been conducting operations in Iraq and Afghanistan under tactical control of the U.S. Navy’s Fifth Fleet. Six 110-foot

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