Official party at disestablishment ceremony

Coast Guard holds disestablishment ceremony for 20-year-old units

Story and photos by Chief Warrant Officer Lois A. Bonner On June 20, a disestablishment ceremony was held aboard Coast Guard Base Portsmouth in order to observe a milestone transition and celebrate the distinguished histories of two decade-old units.¬† Unifying […]


Painting depicting a famous rescue by members of the Pea Island Lifesaving Station.

Coast Guard honors historic Pea Island surfman during ceremony in NC

Story and photos¬†by Lt. Todd Porter Benjamin Bowser Jr. was honored at his gravesite in Jarvisburg, N.C., June 11th. He was a surfman with the Pea Island Life-Saving Station, historically known as the only all-African American manned surf station, from […]