House votes to ban Tricare for Life fees

  The House voted Thursday to prohibit the Defense Department from spending any money to implement an enrollment fee on Tricare for Life, the Tricare health plan for retirees age 65 and older. The ban, passed by voice vote as an amendment to the 2013 defense...

Building Dedication

      120719-G-LS819-001-McAdamsDedication NORTH BEND, Ore. – Vice Adm. John P. Currier (left), Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard, speaks to the devotion and bravery of Master Chief Petty Officer retired Thomas D. McAdams (right) during a...

Changing of the watch

  NEWPORT, R.I.—The U.S. Coast Guard is marking the retirement of its commander at Coast Guard Station Castle Hill and honoring him as he steps down as the service's so-called "ancient keeper," a title bestowed on the guard's most...

New CO for Base Kodiak

  KODIAK, Alaska — Capt. Jerald Woloszynski will assume command of Coast Guard Base Kodiak from Capt. Karl Moore during a formal change of command ceremony Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Northern Lights Recreational Facility on the base. Moore, a native of...