This page contains an archive of news items published by the Commandant of the Coast Guard and other senior staff members.
Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp and Mrs. Linda Kapral Papp visit the CG 6535 Memorial in Mobile, Ala., March 1, 2013. The Commandant presided over a ceremony dedicating the memorial, marking the 1-year anniversary of the loss of Lt. Cmdr. Dale Taylor, Lt. j.g. Thomas Cameron, Chief Petty Officer Fernando Jorge and Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Knight when CG 6535, a MH-65C Dolphin helicopter, crashed during a nighttime training flight in Mobile Bay, Feb. 28, 2012. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie R.B. Elis.