USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Navy Water Tender 1st Class Oliver K. Burger, 26, of San Pedro, California, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Nov. 24, 2020. On Dec. 7, 1941, Burger was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by…

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Steadfast Returns to Astoria After California Coast Patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast (WMEC 623) returned to Astoria Thursday after a 48-day patrol of the California coast. The 54-year-old cutter and crew conducted drug and migrant interdiction, living marine resource protection, and search and rescue operations along the U.S.-Mexico maritime border. The Steadfast crew coordinated with Customs and Border Protection, Coast Guard aircraft and Mexican Navy vessels to interdict…

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USCGC Bertholf Returns to Alameda After Deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750) returned to homeport in Alameda Monday, following a 105-day deployment throughout the North Pacific. The crew patrolled more than 27,000 miles for approximately three months alongside partner agencies to support international cooperation for Operation North Pacific Guard, the U.S. Coast Guard’s annual Northern Pacific illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing patrol. An integrated international law…

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US Coast Guard Concludes Training with Philippine Maritime Agencies

September 1, 2021 – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) arrived in Subic Bay, Philippines, Tuesday following operations and exercises in the West Philippine Sea with the Philippine Coast Guard and the Philippine Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. Munro’s crew participated in bilateral operations, professional exchanges, search-and-rescue and communications exercises, small boat operations, multi-vessel maneuvering, and maritime…

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Emory S. Land Returns to Guam After Refit

May 20, 2021 – USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) arrived home to U.S. Naval Base Guam, May 20. Land returned to Guam after completing an eight-month regular overhaul and dry-dock period at Mare Island Dry Dock in Vallejo, California. Throughout the maintenance period, numerous projects were completed aboard the ship to include an upgrade to its communication system to…

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Coast Guard to rename training center wing after Arnold Palmer

March 23, 2021 – The Coast Guard announced plans to rename a training wing after Arnold Palmer at Coast Guard Training Center Petaluma, Tuesday. Training Center Petaluma plans to officiate the renaming of the Yeoman and Storekeeper “A” School wing of the Juliet Nichols Building in a ceremony later this year. Palmer served with distinction as a yeoman in the…

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USCGC Munro Unloads Massive Narcotic Haul at Alameda

March 23, 2021 – Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) offloaded approximately 8,200 pounds of seized cocaine and 11,450 pounds of marijuana Tuesday at the ship’s homeport at Coast Guard Base Alameda. Prior to the Munro’s arrival in Alameda, the crew transferred 12 detainees, approximately 9,200 pounds of cocaine and 2,150 pounds of marijuana to law enforcement officials in San…

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Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf Returns to Alameda

March 15, 2021 – Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750) returned home to Alameda Monday following a three month, 15,000 mile, multi-mission patrol. In January, Bertholf boarded three vessels in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. “Early in the patrol, we interdicted three go-fast vessels over a span of six hours,” said Capt. Brian Anderson, Bertholf commanding officer. “We used every available…

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Teledyne to Repair of TWTs Supporting E/A-18G Aircraft

August 25, 2020 – Teledyne Defense Electronics LLC has been awarded a $23,619,080 firm-fixed-price, requirements contract by the U.S. Navy. The 5-year contract is for the repair of TWTs (traveling wave tubes) associated with the ALQ-99 jammer system that supports the E/A-18G aircraft, and work should be completed by August 2025. All repair work will be performed at Teledyne MEC’s…

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