Coast Guard crew involved in boating incident on Stono River

Coast Guard crew involved in boating incident on Stono River
CHARLESTON, S.C. — A Coast Guard crew was involved in a boating incident Sunday on the Stono River. A Coast Guard Station Charleston 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew, consisting of six Coast Guard members, was responding to reports of a downed aircraft when the RBM allided with the Paul Gelegotis Bridge/Stono River Bridge at 10:08 p.m. The boatcrew transited to St. John’s Yacht Harbor...

Coast Guard releases investigation report on death of suspected smuggler

Coast Guard releases investigation report on death of suspected smuggler
ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard has released its Major Incident Investigation (MII) Report into the death of a suspected smuggler who was killed during a law enforcement operation 195 miles north of the Galapagos Islands Aug. 30, 2016. Javier Darwin Licoa Nunez, 35, of Ecuador, died from fatal internal injuries caused by bullet fragments after a Coast Guard precision marksman from Helicopter Interdiction...

Coast Guard, locals rescue man from car in water near Portland, Ore.

Coast Guard, locals rescue man from car in water near Portland, Ore.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Coast Guard and multiple local agency personnel rescued a man from his car, after it had gone into the Multnomah Channel just north of Sauvie Island Bridge near Portland, Friday. A 29-Foot Response Boat-Small II crew from Coast Guard Station Portland pulled the man from the water and safely transferred him to emergency medical service personnel, who transported him to Legacy Emanuel...

Coast Guard Accepts Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco, 22nd Fast Response Cutter

Coast Guard Accepts Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco, 22nd Fast Response Cutter
The decsendants of Bailey Barcopose for a photo with the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco  Feb. 7, 2017 at the signing over ceremony to the Coast Guard in Key West, Florida. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally. Washington, DC – The Coast Guard accepted delivery of the 22nd fast response cutter (FRC), Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco, in Key West, Florida,...

Coast Guard asks mariners help to designate anchorage area near Fort Myers Beach

Coast Guard asks mariners help to designate anchorage area near Fort Myers Beach
TAMPA, Fla. — The Coast Guard is asking mariners to participate this month in a Waterway Analysis and Management System study of the mooring area adjacent to Fort Myers Beach. This outreach is designed to gather information on the potential designation of the Matanzas Harbor Mooring Field as a Special Anchorage Area and establish a Special Local Regulation for the anchorage. A Special Anchorage Area...

Coast Guard, partner agencies to establish security zones near Palm Beach

Coast Guard, partner agencies to establish security zones near Palm Beach
Security Zones in vicinity of Mar A Lago, Florida iare established during VIP visits to the Miami area. U.S. Coast Guard photo illustration by Seventh Coast Guard District MIAMI – The Coast Guard is establishing security zones Friday in the Intracoastal Waterway and offshore near Palm Beach. The security zones are scheduled to begin at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 10, and will continue until 11:59 p.m. Feb....

How to get away with using corrosive ammo during periods of ammo shortages

How to get away with using corrosive ammo during periods of ammo shortages
(Sponsored) As a new administration takes over the executive branch, political uncertainty will drive gun owners to be looking to buy up as many firearms and munitions as they can in light of possible new legislation. Known affectionately in the gun community as ban-panic (or “banic”), the phenomenon tends to dry up conventional ammunition supplies from domestic manufacturers, forcing many to...

Coast Guard, Navy and Marine Corps honor fallen Coast Guard Hero during memorial in Texas

Coast Guard, Navy and Marine Corps honor fallen Coast Guard Hero during memorial in Texas
Chief Warrant Officer 4 Frederick Dean Mann Oct. 14, 1918 – Jan. 9, 2017. SAN BENITO, Texas — Coast Guard, Navy and Marine Corps members from South Texas gathered with the family of a Coast Guard veteran and Silver Star Medal recipient, to honor him at a funeral and memorial in San Benito Friday. Chief Warrant Officer 4 Frederick Dean Mann lived from Oct. 14, 1918 until his death Jan. 9, 2017. Services...

Boycott of Hotwire called for after refund denied because “Coast Guard is not military”

Boycott of Hotwire called for after refund denied because "Coast Guard is not military"
Drama unfolded between a US Coast Guard spouse the H otwire travel company after the company initially refuse to make accommodations, basing their decision on the grounds of the Coast Guard not being a military branch. US Coast Guard spouse Stephanie Hess reportedly had made a reservation cancellation for a hotel stay she had booked through the service, citing her cancellation reasoning as related...