Off-duty Coast Guardsman rescues 2 children from surf near Siuslaw River, Oregon

Off-duty Coast Guardsman rescues 2 children from surf near Siuslaw River, Oregon
Fireman Dana Gagliardi. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Siuslaw River. FLORENCE, Ore. — An off-duty Coast Guardsman rescued two boys after they were swept out by the tide near the Siuslaw River North Jetty, Saturday. Fireman Dana Gagliardi, a member of Coast Guard Station Siuslaw River, returned the boys to their parents on shore and stood by until they were transferred to emergency...

Coast Guard Sector Columbia River receives new commander

Coast Guard Sector Columbia River receives new commander
Capt. Daniel Travers returns a salute to Capt. William Timmons, while being relieved of command May 27, 2016.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. WARRENTON, Ore. — Capt. Daniel Travers passed command of Coast Guard Sector Columbia River to Capt. William Timmons during a ceremony held at the Coast Guard base in Warrenton Friday. The formal change of command ceremony, officiated...

Coast Guard welcomes new Northeast commander during time-honored ceremony in Boston

Coast Guard welcomes new Northeast commander during time-honored ceremony in Boston
Vice Adm. William “Dean” Lee, commander of Coast Guard Atlantic Area, Rear Adm. Steven D. Poulin, commander of the First Coast Guard District Commander, and Rear Adm. Linda Fagan, former commander of the First Coast Guard District, stand on stage following the change of command ceremony, Thursday, May 26, 2016 at Faneuil Hall in Boston.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole...

Coast Guard announces seasonal opening of Rogue River and Coquille River SAR Detachments

Coast Guard announces seasonal opening of Rogue River and Coquille River SAR Detachments
The Coast Guard Rogue River Search and Rescue Detachment, in Gold Beach, Ore. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to open its two southern Oregon seasonal search and rescue detachments, in Bandon along the Coquille River and Gold Beach along the Rogue River, May 27. The Coast Guard Coquille River SAR Detachment is operated by...

Coast Guard Training Center Cape May Scheduled to Host 1st Sunset Parade of 2016

Coast Guard Training Center Cape May Scheduled to Host 1st Sunset Parade of 2016
CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard is scheduled to host its first Sunset Parade of 2016 in honor of the Coast Guard’s Enlisted Memorial Foundation during Memorial Day weekend at Training Center Cape May, Sunday, at 7:50 p.m. Sunset Parades are military displays of marching troops and the Coast Guard Recruit Precision Drill Team. More than 250 recruits will march in the parade and strike the...

Coast Guard to begin operations at seasonal air facilities in Muskegon, Waukegan

Coast Guard to begin operations at seasonal air facilities in Muskegon, Waukegan
CLEVELAND — Coast Guard Air Stations Traverse City, Michigan, and Detroit, located at Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Mt. Clemons, Michigan, are scheduled to open their seasonal air facilities in Waukegan, Illinois, and Muskegon, Michigan, Friday, May 27, in order to provide increased search and rescue capabilities and faster response times throughout the Lake Michigan area during the summer...

Coast Guard takes part in special forces demonstration

Coast Guard takes part in special forces demonstration
Members from Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg, Florida, left, participate in the International Special Operations Forces combat capabilities demonstration. U.S. Air Force photo by Mike Bottoms TAMPA, Fla. — Members of Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg participated in the International Special Forces Week 2016 capabilities demonstration, Wednesday, in downtown Tampa. This marks the first time Coast...

Dinner and a rescue

Dinner and a rescue
Coast Guard Station Fort Macon Fireman James D. Sanders, Jr., stands outside the station, Friday, May 20, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn By Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua L. Canup and Petty Officer 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn Five women, all senior citizens, gathered for a photo on a pier outside a waterfront restaurant in Beaufort, North Carolina, on the evening...

11th Annual Channel Islands Harbor Safe Boating Expo kicks off National Safe Boating Week

11th Annual Channel Islands Harbor Safe Boating Expo kicks off National Safe Boating Week
OXNARD, Calif., — The 11th Annual Channel Islands Harbor Safe Boating Expo was held Saturday, May 14th at Coast Guard Station Channel Islands Harbor. The event kicked off National Safe Boating Week which began May 21, 2016. More than 900 spectators watched as rescue a Ventura County Air Rescue helicopter crew, a Coast Guard Station Channel Islands 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew, a...