Japan Coast Guard Rear Adm. Tsuguo Awai, the deputy director general of the Administration Department, presents 150th anniversary lighthouse stamps to Rear Adm. Meredith L. Austin, the U.S. Coast Guard deputy for operations, policy and capabilities. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Capt. Mary Ellen Durley.

Japan Coast Guard marks 150th marine aids to navigation anniversary

The Japan Coast Guard presented commemorative stamps commissioned to mark the 150th anniversary of Japan’s first lighthouse during an official visit with the U.S. Coast Guard Nov. 16.


Condolence letter

Adm. Papp sends letter of condolence to Japan Coast Guard

United States Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp expressed his sympathy for Japanese losses as a result of the recent Tohoku earthquake and tsunami and hands a personal letter to Japan Coast Guard Cmdr. Akira Sambai at Coast Guard Headquarters […]