Coast Guard seeks public’s help identifying owner of found kayak off Olowalu Beach, Maui

Coast Guard seeks public's help identifying owner of found kayak off Olowalu Beach, Maui
The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of an unmanned and adrift red kayak found a mile and a half south of Olowalu Beach, Maui, Dec. 2, 2017.  (Courtesy photo) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of an unmanned and adrift red kayak found a mile and a half south of Olowalu Beach, Maui, Saturday. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium...

Coast Guard, Chicago Christmas Ship Committee to deliver of 1,200 Christmas trees

Coast Guard, Chicago Christmas Ship Committee to deliver of 1,200 Christmas trees
Seaman Jared S. Medina officially delivers the Christmas trees on behalf of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw during the 2016 Christmas Ship event. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of USCGC Mackinaw CHICAGO — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw and members of the Chicago Christmas Ship Committee will reenact a tradition dating back to the late 1800s, Friday and Saturday at Navy Pier. The Mackinaw,...

Coast Guard suspends search for boater off Mead Point

Coast Guard suspends search for boater off Mead Point
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo CORTEZ, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended their search Sunday evening for a boater missing 5 miles north west Mead Point since Friday. At approximately 6:15 p.m. Friday, watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received a report from the wife of Fraser Horne, 63, from Calgary, Canada and resident of Cortez during the...

Coast Guard safety tips for duck-hunting season in Louisiana

Coast Guard safety tips for duck-hunting season in Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard would like to remind boaters to remain vigilant and prepared during the waterfowl and duck-hunting season in Louisiana. The Coast Guard offers the following safety tips: Dress for the water temperature, not just the air temperature. Wear layers if cooler weather and bring an extra set of clothes in case you get wet. Be cautious when launching your boat from a vehicle....

Coast Guard provides security during New York City Marathon

Coast Guard provides security during New York City Marathon
Coast Guard Police provide security at Sector New York during the start of the 2017 New York City Marathon on Staten Island, Nov. 5, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK – The Coast Guard provided security and a starting point for the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon on Staten Island, New York, Sunday. Several Coast Guard units provided assistance...

Spouses to the rescue; Snacks on deck

Spouses to the rescue; Snacks on deck
NEW YORK – Lt. Justin Gear (left), Stephanie Parker (middle), and Cindi Smith (right) hold up the blue bags of care packages the New York Area Spouses Club put together for distribution, September 21, 2017.(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer Allyson E.T. Conroy.) by Chief Warrant Officer Allyson Conroy New York – For the past seven decades New York City has played host to the country’s...

Training Center Cape May To Host Final Sunset Parade of 2017

Training Center Cape May To Host Final Sunset Parade of 2017
US Coast Guard file phooe CAPE MAY, N.J. – Coast Guard Training Center Cape May is scheduled to host its final Sunset Parade of 2017 in honor of the Coast Guard Auxiliary and Cape May County at the Training Center Sept. 3 at 6:58 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...

Rhode Island Auxiliarist Arnie Geller wins boating safety educator award

Rhode Island Auxiliarist Arnie Geller wins boating safety educator award
Coast Guard Auxiliarists, Arnie Geller, of Warwick, Rhode Island has been named “Northern Region Educator of the Year” by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators. U.S. Coast Guard photo. by Reid Oslin, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary BOSTON – One of New England’s busiest Coast Guard Auxiliarists, Arnie Geller of Warwick, Rhode Island, has another honor to add to his long list...

Response crews see an increase of arrests on Lake Washington during Seafair

Response crews see an increase of arrests on Lake Washington during Seafair
Petty Officer 2nd Drew Allen and Petty Officer 2nd Class Jordan Kuehl perform field sobriety tests on a boater during Seattle’s Seafair, Aug. 5, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lara Davis) SEATTLE – Coast Guard personnel, working with local and state law enforcement agencies, saw an almost 70% increase in arrests on Lake Washington during the Seafair events this past...