Station Boston holds security zones in the Boston Harbor

Shipmate of the Week – LTJG Alicia Flanagan

On Monday, April 15, 2013, the City of Boston was viciously attacked when two bombs exploded near the Boston Marathon finish line. In response to this tragic event, Sector Boston surged Coast Guard resources to protect Boston Harbor from any additional attacks. Maritime Safety and Security Team Boston supported security efforts with vigor and resolve. Lt. j.g. Alicia Flanagan responded in the aftermath as MSST Boston’s deployable team leader.


Coast Guard Cutter Smilax logo which designates the cutter Queen of the Fleet. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Smilax becomes Queen of the Fleet

Posted by Cmdr. Glynn Smith on behalf of Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp. Sailors love their ships, and while it’s probably best demonstrated in how we care for them, it’s probably most evident in the ceremonies we conduct during […]