Coast Guard

Coast Guard visits school

Members of the United States Coast Guard visited Holy Cross Elementary School’s Pre-K3 and Pre-K4 classes during Community Helper week. FN Kimberlin Jones, BM3 Cole Lazella, MK1 Pablo Garcia, and MK2 Chris Cowie talked with the children regarding boat and water safety and allowed them to come aboard the Coast Guard boat.
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Members of the United States Coast Guard visited Holy Cross Elementary School’s Pre-K3 and Pre-K4 classes during Community Helper week.

Coast Guard Enlisted Association

The new Coast Guard Enlisted Association Atchafalaya Branch in Morgan City installation ceremony was held Thursday at the Port of Morgan City. MSTCM Joe Pasqua of the Chief Petty Officer Association was master of ceremonies. Coast Guard members of Marine Safety Unit Morgan City were in attendance, including Commanding Officer Captain David G. McClellan. The honored guest of the ceremony was the tenth Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Charles W. “Skip” Bowen. The purpose of the Atchafalaya Branch is to form under the Chief Petty Officer Association to assist fellow shipmates, command and community. From left are members of the association, Secretary Yeoman 2nd Class Rosita Riedel, President Marine Science Technician 2nd Class Amanda Metheny, Bowen, Master of Ceremonies Marine Science Technician Master Chief Petty Officer Joe Pasqua, Vice President Marine Science Technician 3rd Class William Kahms, and Treasurer Marine Science Technician 1st Class Brendon McNelis.
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The new Coast Guard Enlisted Association Atchafalaya Branch in Morgan City installation ceremony was held Thursday at the Port of Morgan City.

Coast Guard personnel advance, receive awards

Boatswain Mate 2nd Class Petty Officer Timothy Dinger, right, advanced to 1st Class Petty Officer Thursday. Dinger is from Patterson. Marine Safety Unit Commanding Officer Capt. David McClellan is at right.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

Four U.S. Coast Guard members of Marine Safety Unit Morgan City advanced Thursday, and six awards were handed out to other members during an advancement and awards ceremony at the St.

Coast Guard urged to quicken pace of Metal Shark orders

Marine Safety Unit members use the Response Boat – Small II in water from Freshwater Bayou to Houma for maritime responses, including pollution control, search and rescue, interdiction and many other situations. On the boat, from left, are Boatswain Mate 2 Tim Dinger, BM1 Amy Thomas, BM3 Cole Lazella and BM3 Dillon Sellers. Standing, from left, are Machinery Technician 3 Dannon Flanagan, MK1 Justin Smith, MK1 Chris Cowie, Maritime Enforcement 2 Drew Watzek, ME2 Dale Bullock and Boatswain Mate Chief Wesley Dugas.
(The Daily Review Photo by Crystal Thielepape)

An order for 16 more 29-foot boats built by Metal Shark Boats of Jeanerette that U.S. Sen.

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