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CGC Forward operations after Hurricane Tomas

Thursday, November 18, 2010

CGC Forward

Post Written by ENS Andrew Cinque Mother Nature is relentless, often striking with little warning or notice. The people of Haiti are all too familiar with her power, as 2010 brought earthquakes, flooding and hurricanes to the island nation. Through […]

Ensign Cook Reports – CGC Forward Part II

Sunday, August 16, 2009

Here is the next post from ENS Cook as she travels with the CGC Forward. She sent it to me yesterday evening, so as you read it take yourself back to your relaxing Saturday afternoon… This will be her last […]

Ensign Cook Reports from CGC Forward

Thursday, August 13, 2009

As promised in our earlier post, here is Ensign Cook’s first entry from the field. ___________________________ Hello Everyone, The moment has finally come. I am on-board the CG Cutter FORWARD and excited about getting underway. I have never been on […]

Eight Bells – A tradition among cuttermen

Thursday, October 19, 2017

The striking of eight bells at noon harkens back to the days of sail, when time was kept by the trickle of sand through a half-hour glass. One bell was rung for each passing half-hour to help keep track of the length of watches. At the end of a four-hour watch, with the striking of eight bells, the watch would change.

Coast Guard joins Navy humanitarian mission

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Continuing Promise 2010

Coast Guard medical personnel are aboard the USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) as part of the Navy’s annual humanitarian and civic assistance deployment, Continuing Promise 2010. Physicians Assistants LTJG Jeff McCroskey and LTJG Chris Hughes along with Chief Health Services […]

Coast Guard conducts medevac while responding to Hurricane Tomas

Saturday, November 6, 2010


As Coast Guardsmen gear up and head towards Haiti to provide assistance in the wake of Hurricane Tomas, a forward staged MH-60 Jayhawk Helicopter crew responded to a call for help from a container ship about 200 miles northeast of […]

Coast Guard seizes $80 million in cocaine

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

cocaine offload

The CGC Forward and CGC Tahoma crews are making headlines again! After a valiant response immediately following the devastating earthquake earlier this year in Haiti, the crews continue to demonstrate their dedication to duty. On August 3, CGC Forward interdicted and […]

Guardians Report In: CDR Diane Durham

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

The following account comes from the Commanding Officer of the CGC Forward, Commander Diane Durham. The CGC Forward was the first U.S. military ship to arrive after the Haiti earthquake. These are CDR Durham’s accounts of the cutter’s operations since […]

Guardians Report In from Haiti

Friday, January 15, 2010

As America continues to mobilize in response to the earthquake that devastated Port-Au-Prince on Tuesday, Guardians have been reporting in from Haiti by air, by sea and by land. Their accounts reveal both the scale of the disaster and the […]

Coast Guard continues Haiti response

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Guardians continued their support of U.S. government disaster response and humanitarian assistance efforts Thursday in the wake of the the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti earlier this week. By the end of the evening, Coast Guard aircraft will have evacuated […]

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