Coast Guard assists 3 boaters near Virginia Beach, VA

Coast Guard assists 3 boaters near Virginia Beach, VA
From left to right: Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Derek Delange, Petty Officer 2nd Class Geoffrey Wells, Seaman Walter Jesuncosky, Petty Officer 3rd Class Manny Groll and Fireman Anthony Salas pause to take a photo at Cove Marina in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Aug. 17, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Geoffrey Wells) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard Station Little Creek...

Coast Guard assists injured woman in Virginia Beach, Va.

Coast Guard assists injured woman in Virginia Beach, Va.
USCG File Photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard provided first aid to an injured woman near Broad Bay in Virginia Beach Saturday. A 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew from Coast Guard Station Little Creek received a radio call about an injured woman on a boat near Broad Bay at approximately 2:30 p.m. The crew arrived on scene at approximately 2:32 p.m. and learned that while attempting to climb a...

Coast Guard hoists boaters from yacht fire near Fisherman’s Island, VA

Coast Guard hoists boaters from yacht fire near Fisherman's Island, VA
The Delgatie is anchored at Station Cape Charles Friday, May 26, 2017.  (Photo courtesy of Station Cape Charles) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City hoisted two boaters from a yacht that was on fire near Fisherman’s Island Friday. Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders were notified by the boaters through VHF channel 16 radio that the 50-foot yacht Delgatie was...

Coast Guard, others rescue 4 children from water in Norfolk

Coast Guard, others rescue 4 children from water in Norfolk
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard pulled three people from the water in Norfolk Friday including one of four children who drifted away from shore with no lifejacket. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads Command Center in Portsmouth received a report from Norfolk Dispatch...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship near Virginia Beach, Va.

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship near Virginia Beach, Va.
Coast Guard Petty Officers 3rd Class Manny Groll, Kyle Crabtree and Spencer Kelly, crewmembers at Coast Guard Station Little Creek in Virginia Beach, Virginia, stand by to assist local EMS as they care for an ailing man aboard the station’s 45-foot Response Boat-Medium at Rudee Inlet in Virginia Beach, April 7, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Geoffrey Wells) PORTSMOUTH,...

Coast Guard competes in Military Culinary Arts Competitive Training Event

Coast Guard competes in Military Culinary Arts Competitive Training Event
Senior Chief Petty Officer James Swenson (left back to front) Master Chief Petty Officer Justin Reed, Petty Officer 2nd Class Ben Stockman, Petty Officer 3rd Class Kellie Lundy, Petty Officer 1st Class Judah Clark (right back to front), Chief Petty Officer Eddie Fuchs, Petty Officer 1st Class Scott Jeffries, Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley Jackson and Petty Officer 2nd Class Stephanie Bruce-Torres compete...

Coast Guard rescues 4 in rough seas near Thimble Shoals Channel, Va.

Coast Guard rescues 4 in rough seas near Thimble Shoals Channel, Va.
A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Station Little Creek in Virginia Beach, Virginia, tows the 46-foot sailboat Heaven into Norfolk, March 2, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Geoffrey Wells) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued four people Thursday in Thimble Shoals Channel off Virginia Beach after their sailing vessel became disabled due to heavy winds...

Coast Guard rescues 2 aboard sinking boat near Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, VA

Coast Guard rescues 2 aboard sinking boat near Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, VA
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued two people aboard a boat near the third island at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel Sunday. Coast Guard Station Little Creek received notification at approximately 3:15 p.m. that a 23-foot boat had struck a underwater rock with two people aboard and was taking on water. Station Little Creek diverted a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (RBM) crew already in...

Coast Guard assists 2 near Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel in Va.

Coast Guard assists 2 near Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel in Va.
PORTSMOUTH, Va – Boat crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Little Creek assisted two boaters after their vessel ran aground on the third island of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, this morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads were notified by the crew of the 36-foot pleasure craft Ugly Duckling, that they had run aground and needed assistance. The watchstanders directed the launch...