MKC Devin

From Land of the Midnight Sun to the Middle East

After nearly three years serving aboard Alaska-based Coast Guard Cutter Sycamore, Chief Petty Officer Jason Devin – a chief machinery technician and command chief for the cutter – recently traded Cordova’s cold, snowy winter for a hot, sandy summer, as he arrived as the engineer petty officer aboard cutter Wrangell, currently stationed with Patrol Forces Southwest Asia, Bahrain.


Port Security Unit 313 welcomed home

Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Anderson, public affairs specialist The Everett, Wash., based Port Security Unit 313 arrived at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Saturday to a standing ovation from airline passengers who were waiting for their flights at the […]


BM1 Glenzer

Shipmate of the Week – BM1 William Glenzer

Since 2002, Coast Guard Patrol Forces Southwest Asia have been conducting operations in Iraq and Afghanistan under tactical control of the U.S. Navy’s Fifth Fleet. Six 110-foot cutters and more than 200 shore side support personnel are carrying out maritime security and […]