Coast Guard aircrew medevacs injured woman on Sucia Island, Washington

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs injured woman on Sucia Island, Washington
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated a 69-year-old woman from Sucia Island, Washington, Wednesday afternoon, after she reportedly dislocated her hip while hiking. An aircrew aboard an MH-65...

Coast Guard Cutter Alert returns home from counterdrug patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Alert returns home from counterdrug patrol
A Coast Guard Cutter Alert boarding team prepares to remove contraband from a suspected low-profile go-fast vessel in international waters off the coast of Central America during the cutter’s counterdrug patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, July 1, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. ASTORIA, Ore. – The crew aboard Coast Guard Cutter Alert returned Wednesday to their homeport of Astoria following a...

Coast Guard rescues 2 survivors clinging to debris in Pamlico Sound, NC

Coast Guard rescues 2 survivors clinging to debris in Pamlico Sound, NC
The Mad Lady II, a 35-foot fishing boat, is seen after two men were rescued on debris from the fishing boat Wednesday morning in Pamlico Sound, North Carolina, July 18, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Two men were rescued by a Coast Guard helicopter crew Wednesday morning, after their fishing boat capsized Tuesday near Hog Island. “Locating the two fisherman was a true team effort...

Coast Guard rescues 5 kayakers near Cape Disappointment State Park

Coast Guard rescues 5 kayakers near Cape Disappointment State Park
Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment 29-foot Response Boat Small-II File Photo WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued three children and two adults who capsized while kayaking near Waikiki Beach in Cape Disappointment State Park in, Ilwaco, Washington, Wednesday afternoon. All five individuals, who were wearing lifejackets, were safely rescued and transported to Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment...

Coast Guard Cutter Venturous returns home after counter-drug patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Venturous returns home after counter-drug patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Venturous file photo PETERSBURG, Fla. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Venturous returned to St. Petersburg, Tuesday following a 61-day counter-drug patrol in the Caribbean and Eastern Pacific Ocean. The crew, supplemented by members from the Coast Guard’s Pacific Tactical Law Enforcement Team (PACTACLET) and Coast Guard Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron (HITRON) transited...

Coast Guard Base Boston holds change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Base Boston holds change-of-command ceremony
Capt. James “Brett” Millican (left) salutes Capt. Andrew S. Brown (right), incoming commander of Coast Guard Base Boston, signifying a complete transfer of responsibility during a change-of-command ceremony held Wednesday, July 18, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Christine Cole) BOSTON — The crew of Coast Guard Base Boston held a change-of-command ceremony Wednesday at historic Faneuil Hall. Capt....

EUPT, USCG partner to improve winter ferry service in upper Michigan

EUPT, USCG partner to improve winter ferry service in upper Michigan
SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — Members of the U.S. Coast Guard and Eastern Upper Peninsula Transit Authority singed a Memorandum of Understanding with a unified goal of improving ferry service during the winter to the St. Marys River’s three island communities in upper Michigan, Friday. Capt. Marko Broz, commander, Coast Guard Sector Sault Ste. Marie, and Pete Paramski, director of the EUP Transit Authority,...

Coast Guard seeks input on proposed aids to navigation changes in Lynnhaven Inlet

Coast Guard seeks input on proposed aids to navigation changes in Lynnhaven Inlet
Broad Bay Channel Day Beacon 18 (LLNR 10420) located in Broad Bay, Virginia Beach. (Coast Guard Photograph by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brooks Carey) PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard 5th District is seeking public input on proposed changes to aids to navigation in Long Creek, Broad Bay and Lynnhaven Inlet due to significant shoaling and navigational safety concerns. The Coast Guard, working with our...

Coast Guard to establish safety zone near Biloxi, Mississippi

Coast Guard to establish safety zone near Biloxi, Mississippi
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is scheduled to establish a safety zone for the 2018 Biloxi Airshow in Biloxi, Mississippi, from Thursday to Sunday. The airshow will take place over the Biloxi Harbor Channel from Thursday to Sunday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. No vessel may transit within the safety zone that will be between positions 30-23-22.6 N, 88-50-54.9 W; 30-23-25.5 N, 88-53-12.1 W; 30-22-52.3...