Tag: Terrell Horne

Coast Guard to name cutter for BMCS Terrell Horne III

Memorabilia showcased at a memorial service for Senior Chief Petty Officer Terrrell Horne III. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Timothy Tamargo.

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft announced today the Coast Guard will name a cutter in honor of Senior Chief Petty Officer Terrell Horne III who died on Dec. 2, 2012, while carrying out law enforcement operations near Santa Cruz, California. The Commandant personally informed the Horne family earlier today a fast response cutter will bear Terrell’s name in honor of his sacrifice and faithful service in defense of his nation.

Two men convicted of Federal charges in killing of Coast Guard officer during operation targeting drug smuggling boat

Two Mexican nationals were found guilty today of federal charges related to the death of a Coast Guard officer who was fatally injured in late 2012 when he was thrown from a Coast Guard vessel that was rammed by a “panga” boat operated by defendants.

Commandant’s Veterans Day message

Veterans Day was established as Armistice Day in 1919 to commemorate the Allied victory and honor the heroism of service members killed during World War I. Veterans Day is now a time to remember all those who have answered the call of duty to protect and preserve the promise of this great Nation. For over 223 years, the men and women of the United States Coast Guard have answered the call.

Shipmate of the Week – BM2 Travis Connick

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Petty Officer 2nd Class Travis Connick at Station Los Angeles – Long Beach, Calif. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Written by Lt. Jodie Knox. Whenever a response boat leaves the pier – whether it’s for routine training, a security patrol or rescue mission – Coast Guard coxswains are the men and women in charge. A coxswain

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Honoring fallen Coast Guard heroes

As we observe the manners of our profession this Memorial Day, we remember and honor our nation’s Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen who died while in military service. We must never forget that freedom is not free, but is only made possible by the thousands of patriots who stood the watch and selflessly made the ultimate sacrifice to serve our nation. We owe them an eternal debt of gratitude.

Adm. Papp testifies at Senate Appropriations hearing

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Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp testifies before the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Homeland Security Subcommittee. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. Written by Cmdr. Rick Wester. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp testified before the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Homeland Security Subcommittee, yesterday on the Coast Guard’s Fiscal Year

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Loss of BMCS Terrell Horne III

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BMC Horne stood the watch on the front lines of Coast Guard operations throughout his nearly 14 years of active duty. He previously served at Coast Guard Stations Emerald Isle, Humboldt Bay and Charleston, and also sailed aboard the CGC DALLAS. Throughout his Coast Guard service, BMC Horne’s professionalism and commitment, like those before him, ensured that we were always ready to answer the nation’s call.

Midnight marijuana smuggling attempt halted

Two vessels used by suspected drug smugglers sit at the docks of Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach. The Coast Guard apprehended eight people and recovered nearly 2,000 pounds of marijuana during two separate interdictions northwest of Catalina Island, Calif. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Cory J. Mendenhall. Written by Petty

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