The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Cypress cruises through the banks of the Mississippi River to participate in the 2018 New Orleans Fleet Week events. The crew enjoyed several morale events as well as hosted events and tours for the public. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Lee Nelson.

Crew of Coast Guard Cutter Cypress draws crowds at New Orleans Fleet Week

The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Cypress represented the service as part of the 2018 New Orleans Fleet Week from April 20-23, 2018. This year’s event on the banks of the Mississippi River accompanied the city’s Tri-Centennial celebration and Tall Ship Festival.


Guardian of the Week: AUX James McReynolds

Our Guardian of the Week is one of the 30,000 volunteers of the Coast Guard Auxiliary and earned the 2009 Commodore Charles S. Greanoff Inspirational Leadership Award for single-handedly rescuing his flotilla from being disbanded. James McReynolds, a retired Army […]