Sea Service News

  • 23 Nov 2016 09:55 | Anonymous

    Chief Petty Officer Michael Spencer of Sector Columbia River was presented the Coast Guard Medal Nov. 21 for his extraordinary actions during a triple rescue last February.

    Read his story from the Daily Astorian.

    And to fully appreciate what Chief Spencer and the helicopter had to do, be sure to watch the video! 

  • 23 Nov 2016 09:30 | Anonymous

    Captain Brett Mietus was relieved by Captain Robert Patrick during the Nov. 10 ceremony.  Read details HERE.

  • 23 Nov 2016 09:00 | Anonymous

    The destroyer transferred from San Diego, arriving at Naval Station Everett Nov. 21.

    See the photo HERE

  • 22 Nov 2016 16:33 | Anonymous

    Rear Admiral Grace Hopper, a legend in computer programming, was posthumously awarded the Presidential of Freedom by President Obama at a White House ceremony Nov. 22.  Among other things, she coined the word "bug."

    Read the Navy news release HERE

    This Wikipedia article has more information about Hopper's life, times, and accomplishments.

  • 22 Nov 2016 16:26 | Anonymous

    From National Geographic Channel - a brief video showing what the Seattle-based Coast Guard icebreaker does in Antarctica.

    See it HERE.

    Your Web Editor traveled to McMurdo Station aboard Polar Sea in 2006-07.  He can tell you that everything shakes and clunks, you can't get much sleep with 24-hour daylight, and that it was the experience of a lifetime! 

  • 22 Nov 2016 16:12 | Anonymous

    The Change of Command was held Nov. 18 at the Naval Undersea Museum.

    Read details and see photos HERE

  • 22 Nov 2016 15:57 | Anonymous

    Read more about the process HERE:

  • 13 Nov 2016 16:31 | Anonymous

    The ship returned to its homeport Nov. 10 after a seven-month deployment.  See photos

  • 10 Nov 2016 16:27 | Anonymous

    Captain William Peterson will be recognized for a difficult and dangerous rescue on the western Aleutian island of Attu in 1982.  He emphasizes that it was a team effort.

    Read the Navy Times article HERE

  • 08 Nov 2016 15:10 | Anonymous

    You'll see more Navy activity offshore and in Puget Sound.

    Read more in the Kitsap Sun article.


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