Tag: Vice Adm. Sally Brice-O’Hara

New vice commandant takes the helm

Vice Adm. Sally Brice-O'Hara, left, is relieved by Vice Adm. John Currier, right, at a vice commandant change of watch ceremony presided over by Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp, center. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. Vice Adm. Sally Brice-O’Hara was relieved by Vice Adm. John Currier at a

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A powerful engine for our nation’s economy

Coast Guard Vice Commandant Vice Adm. Sally Brice-O’Hara speaks at the annual Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association luncheon at Connecticut Maritime Association’s Shipping 2012. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. International trade is a powerful engine for our nation’s economic growth. As consumers we are all connected to a

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Shipmate of the Week – BM2 Hannah Amos-McDowell

Petty Officer 2nd Class Hannah Amos-McDowell, center, stands with Coast Guard Vice Commandant Vice Adm. Sally Brice-O’Hara, right, and Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Whittington, executive petty officer of Aids to Navigation Team Panama City, left, after being presented the 2012 Master Chief Petty Officer Pearl Faurie Leadership Award at the 2012 Joint Women’s Leadership

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Shipmate of the Week – The USO

Port Security Unit 307 members are fed by volunteers from the USO of Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey, July 22, 2011. PSU 307 departed for the Middle East, where the unit was charged with providing harbor defense and security to ports, seaward approaches and waterways within U.S. Central Command’™s area of responsibility. U.S. Coast Guard

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Public spirit & patriotism: The Coast Guard Auxiliary

Coast Guard Auxiliary

The following blog was posted by Cmdr. Glynn Smith on behalf of Vice Adm. Sally Brice-O’Hara. Coast Guard Auxiliary National Commodore Jim Vass, Coast Guard Vice Commandant Vice Adm. Sally Brice-O'Hara and Coast Guard Auxiliary Vice National Commodore Thomas Mallison at the National Auxiliary Conference. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Over the weekend, I was honored

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Women’s Equality Day 2011

USCG SPARs

The following blog was posted by Cmdr. Glynn Smith on behalf of Vice Adm. Sally Brice-O’Hara. Coast Guard Vice Commandant Vice Adm. Sally Brice-O'Hara makes the keynote address during the 2011 Women's History and Equality Celebration at Communications Area Master Station Atlantic in Chesapeake, Va. U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick

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Strengthening mission readiness through family services

Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard Vice Admiral Sally Brice-O'Hara participants in a panel discussion sponsored by the Military Child Education Coalition. The panel included Army Chief of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Philip Breedlove, and Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert, as well as representatives from

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Coast Guard Foundation honors Deepwater Horizon responders

Coast Guard Foundation logo. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ademide Adedokun.

Last week, the Coast Guard Foundation presented the Guardian of the Heartland award to the flight crews who took part in the search and rescue mission following the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig one year ago today. The aircrews were honored with tributes from U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu, Vice Adm. Sally Brice-O’Hara and Rear Adm. Mary Landry, Coast Guard 8th District commander.

Breakout opens Great Lakes to shipping

Vice Admiral Sally Brice-O'Hara, Vice Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, observes icebreaking operations from the deck of Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw with Rear Adm. Michael Parks, commander, 9th Coast Guard District, and Capt. Joseph McGuiness, commander, Coast Guard Sector Sault Sainte Marie. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Lindsay Weaver.

Posted by Cmdr. Glynn Smith on behalf of Coast Guard Vice Commandant Vice Adm. Sally Brice-O’Hara. Vice Admiral Sally Brice-O’Hara, Vice Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, observes icebreaking operations from the deck of Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw with Rear Adm. Michael Parks, commander, 9th Coast Guard District, and Capt. Joseph McGuiness, commander, Coast Guard

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Ready for Action: Delta 184 recruits apply lessons learned

VADM Brice-O'Hara

This post is the third and last in a three-part series focused on the interaction of Recruit Company Delta 184 and their co-mentors Vice Adm. Sally Brice-O’Hara and Senior Chief Petty Officer Tracy Ripkey as the recruits prepare for their first assignments. It was written by CDR Glynn Smith and Ademide Adedokun. Vice Adm. Sally

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