Coast Guard responds to downed aircraft, locate 2 people deceased

Coast Guard responds to downed aircraft, locate 2 people deceased
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard along with partner agencies located the remains of two people involved in a downed aircraft incident Saturday approximately 20 miles east of St. Lucie Inlet. The Miami Air Traffic Control Center notified Coast...

10 years strong: The 45-foot Response Boat – Medium

10 years strong: The 45-foot Response Boat - Medium
45-foot Response Boat-Medium 45601 file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua L. Canup By Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua L. Canup Petty Officer 2nd Class Nathan Reynolds stood on a wooden Coast Guard pier looking to the water’s edge at an orange and silver boat used for saving lives and assisting mariners in distress, and bears the numbers 45601, as a small smile appeared on his face. “I’d...

Coast Guard hosts Leadership and Diversity Symposium

Coast Guard hosts Leadership and Diversity Symposium
MILWAUKEE — Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan hosted its fourth annual Leadership and Diversity Symposium at the Milwaukee War Memorial, Thursday. More than 180 Coast Guard members stationed throughout the Great Lakes region and beyond attended the symposium. The purpose of the event was to bring together leaders from all levels of the service to discuss leadership, mentorship and resources available...

Coast Guard rescues man from water near Cumberland Sound

Coast Guard rescues man from water near Cumberland Sound
Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file phto. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued a man from the water Friday near Cumberland Sound. Rescued was 71-year-old Joe Gregory. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watchstanders received notification at 1:45 p.m that an unmanned 30-foot cabin cruiser, Spartina, had drifted into a dredge vessel. A Coast Guard Station Mayport...

Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returns to homeport after 90-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returns to homeport after 90-day patrol
Multiple Haitian migrants sit on the deck of a freighter during an interdiction conducted Sunday, Mar. 11, 2018 by the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma. US Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma BOSTON — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returned home Friday to Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, ME after a 90-day patrol conducting humanitarian and law enforcement operations in the...

Coast Guard medevacs man 40 miles northwest of Cold Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man 40 miles northwest of Cold Bay, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew, hoists a 59-year-old man from the fishing vessel Golden Alaska .  U.S. Coast Guard photo. ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew, forward deployed on the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton, medevaced a 59-year-old man Thursday from the fishing vessel Golden Alaska approximately 40 miles northwest...

Coast Guard assists Sea Tow in rescue of man near Boca Chita Key

Coast Guard assists Sea Tow in rescue of man near Boca Chita Key
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI — Sea Tow rescued a man from the water with assistance from the Coast Guard Friday near Boca Chita Key. Sea Tow notified Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders, at approximately 11:54 a.m., that a man was pulled out to sea trying to swim after an adrift dinghy. Watchstanders diverted a Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 8 people from water

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 8 people from water
The Coast Guard Cutter William Flores stands by to assist as two commercial salvage boatcrews assist the 65-foot motor vessel, Siempre Sonando, March 30, 2018.U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Williams Flores MIAMI — Coast Guard and partner agencies rescued eight people Friday after their 65-foot motor vessel, Siempre Sonando, was taking on water approximately 14 miles east of...

Coast Guard Cutter Sherman decommissioned after nearly 50 years

Coast Guard Cutter Sherman decommissioned after nearly 50 years
Coast Guard Cutter Sherman crewmembers lay ashore during the Sherman’s decommissioning ceremony in Honolulu, Mar. 29, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew S. Masaschi. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard decommissioned its ninth High Endurance Cutter after nearly 50 years of service as part of recapitalization efforts during a ceremony at Coast Guard Base Honolulu, Thursday. The...