Coast Guard Headquarters holds Memorial Day ceremony

Coast Guard Headquarters holds Memorial Day ceremony
Commandant of the Coast Guard Adm. Paul Zukunft and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Steven Cantrell lay a wreath during the Memorial Day ceremony at Coast Guard Headquarters. USCG photo by Telfair H. Brown WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard held a Memorial Day observance at Coast Guard Headquarters Friday, commemorating the loss of the Coast Guard Cutter Tampa and its crew in World War...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 50-miles off Atlantic City, N.J.

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 50-miles off Atlantic City, N.J.
Coast Guard crewmembers transport a man in need of medical attention from a Coast Guard helicopter to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center staff in Atlantic City, N.J. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Lt. Kyle Burke) PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard medevaced a fisherman who was reportedly suffering stroke-like symptoms approximately 50-miles off the coast of New Jersey, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast...

Coast Guard suspends search for boater off Helms Cove, N.J. after body found

Coast Guard suspends search for boater off Helms Cove, N.J. after body found
USCG FIle Photo PHILADELPHIA –The Coast Guard suspended their search for a missing boater after a Penns Grove Police Department officer conducting a shore patrol reported discovering a body, later identified by police, to be the missing individual, off Helms Cove New Jersey, at approximately 11 p.m., Sunday. “Our condolences go out to the loved ones of this individual during this difficult...

Multi-agency search for boater near Helms Cove, NJ

Multi-agency search for boater near Helms Cove, NJ
USCG File Photo PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard, local and state first responders are searching for a missing boater near Helms Cove, New Jersey, Sunday. Watchstander’s at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a notification from Delaware City Fire Department that one person was rescued and one was reportedly missing after a paddle boat overturned at approximately 2:20 p.m. A 29-foot rescue...

Air Station Traverse City welcomes first of 3 new Jayhawk helicopters

Air Station Traverse City welcomes first of 3 new Jayhawk helicopters
An MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter taxis on the runway at Air Station Traverse City, Michigan, April 13, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Traverse City) TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City will host local government officials and first responders Thursday after receiving the first of three MH-60 Jayhawk helicopters that are due to be permanently transferred to the unit...

Coast Guard medevacs man 50-miles off of Chincoteague, VA

Coast Guard medevacs man 50-miles off of Chincoteague, VA
A helicopter from Air Station Atlantic City in Egg Harbor Township, NJ, hovers close to the Capt Nathan trawler 50 miles east of Chincoteague, Virginia, Sunday, March 26, 2017  (U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured man 50 miles east of Chincoteague, Virginia, Sunday. Watchstanders at 5th District command center in Portsmouth...

Coast Guard assists in Delaware aircraft emergency

Coast Guard assists in Delaware aircraft emergency
Members of Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City respond to an aircraft emergency while returning from training with members of Coast Guard Station Crisfield, Maryland, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Atlantic City. PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard assisted a pilot involved in an aircraft emergency in Georgetown, Delaware, today. A Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman in Little Egg Harbor, N.J.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman in Little Egg Harbor, N.J.
PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard suspended their search for a missing fisherman in Little Egg Harbor, at approximately 5:30 p.m., Friday. Coast Guard air and surface search and rescue crews searched approximately 35-square miles since they were notified about the missing individual at 8 a.m., Friday. Involved in the search were members of the New Jersey State Police, Tuckerton Fire Department and...

Multi-agency search for missing fisherman in Little Egg Harbor, N.J.

Multi-agency search for missing fisherman in Little Egg Harbor, N.J.
The Coast Guard, New Jersey State Police and Tuckerton Fire Department are searching for a missing clam fisherman in Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey, today. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay dispatched an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City and a 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew from Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light, after they were notified of the...