FORT DIX, N.J. - Cmdr. Brenden Kettner listens to a briefing during Expeditionary Combat Readiness training at Fort Dix, Dec. 14, 2010. Kettner is preparing for a one-year tour to Afganistan. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Crystalynn A. Kneen.

Back to Iraq

As a military force, the Coast Guard is often called on by our counterparts in the Department of Defense to provide mission expertise unique to our service. Over the past several years, United States Forces Iraq has called upon the […]


Shipmate of the Week – CDR James Robertson

Coast Guard men and women deployed to Iraq are taking part in missions they will draw upon for the rest of their careers. For Cmdr. James Robertson, assigned to United States Forces-Iraq with the Port Advisory Coordinating Element, that life-changing […]