Coast Guard Commissions Cutter Daniel Tarr in Galveston

January 10, 2020 – The Coast Guard held a commissioning ceremony for the Coast Guard Cutter Daniel Tarr, the service’s 36th fast response cutter, at Sector Field Office Galveston, Texas, Friday. Vice Adm. Scott Buschman, Coast Guard Atlantic Area commander, presided over the ceremony, along with Rear Adm. John Nadeau, Eighth Coast Guard District commander, and Lt. Nicholas Martin, Coast…

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US Coast Guard announces names for its Sentinel Class of Fast Response Cutters

The U.S. Coast Guard has announced the names for its Sentinel Class of Fast Response Cutters, each vessel being named for a deceased leader, trailblazer or hero of the Coast Guard and its predecessor services of the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service, the U.S. Lifesaving Service and the U.S. Lighthouse Service. These namesakes include enlisted recipients of the Navy Cross Medal,…

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