Sea Service News

  • 11 Mar 2019 16:18 | Anonymous

    The nation's only heavy icebreaker tied up at mid-morning March 11th at Coast Guard Base Seattle (Pier 36), after 105 days at sea in support of Operation Deep Freeze.   

  • 05 Mar 2019 15:13 | Anonymous

    Executive Order will fast-track experienced service members in getting merchant marine credentials.  Read about it in this Navy Times article.

  • 01 Mar 2019 12:45 | Anonymous

    The one thing you don't want to hear announced on a ship at sea is "Fire... fire... fire!"  But it happened Feb. 10 aboard the Seattle-based heavy icebreaker, more than 600 miles north of McMurdo Station, Antarctica.   Fortunately, there were no injuries.

    Read the Coast Guard NEWS RELEASE

    (Web Editor Phil Johnson, then a LTJG, was Master of Ceremonies for Polar Star's commissioning in 1976).

  • 19 Feb 2019 17:39 | Anonymous

    The money for one new ship and planning for another was included in the federal budget.  Read more in this USNI ARTICLE

  • 29 Jan 2019 16:20 | Anonymous

    The contract is to be awarded THIS WEEK

  • 26 Jan 2019 19:52 | Anonymous

    Navy Region Northwest warns sailors and civilians to prepare for a possible future shutdown.  Read this article from the KITSAP SUN

  • 24 Jan 2019 21:30 | Anonymous

    In an unusually forceful statement, Admiral Karl Schultz calls the Coast Guard pay stoppage during the partial government shutdown "UNACCEPTABLE." 

    Former Master Chief Petty Officers of Coast Guard express ANGER.  

    Here's how to help Coast Guard Members in the Northwest.  See the DONATION LINKS.

  • 17 Jan 2019 16:24 | Anonymous

    The Coast Guard's only heavy icebreaker has once again done its job, but the ship is showing its age.  Here's more about Polar Star's MISSION

  • 10 Jan 2019 16:21 | Anonymous

    This video is fun to watch!  Cadet Petty Officer First Class Christopher Lew performed his Individual Armed Exhibition Drill during a December assembly at Liberty High School in Renton.   ENJOY THE VIDEO!



  • 09 Jan 2019 15:21 | Anonymous

    Admiral Thad Allen (Retired) details the hardships faced by Coast Guard families during the shutdown.  And he's been there.  

    Read Allen's essay from the U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings Magazine

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