Tag: Station Cape Disappoinment

Honor the fallen this Memorial Day

Honor Guard salute

  Seaman Brandon Kuechenberg, of Sector Field Office Galveston, stands at the foot of the Galveston, Texas, pier. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. For many across the nation, Memorial Day weekend serves as an unofficial kick off for the summer and is a time to fire up the grill

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Coast Guard Heroes: Charles Sexton

Petty Officer Charles Sexton

This Compass series chronicles the first 14 heroes the Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters have been named for. These men and women, who stood the watch before us, lived extraordinary lives as they lit the way for sailors in times past, braved gunfire in times of war and rescued those in peril at sea. As Coast

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Day 7: Coast Guard Video of the Year

Our seventh video features the rescue of six people from their capsized vessel two miles from the Columbia River, Washington, by a boatcrew from Station Cape Disappointment, Washington, and an aircrew from Air Station Astoria, Oregon and is narrated by LTjg Mike Groncki. (Coast Guard illustration) Click the image to watch the video and cast

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