Three Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville units awarded for meritorious service

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Three Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville units were awarded the Coast Guard Meritorious Unit Commendation Medal, Monday at Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville. Rear Adm. Steve Branham, commander, Seventh Coast Guard District, presented the three Meritorious Unit Commendation Medals....

Coast Guard reignites the light that guides

By Petty Officer 3rd Class Cindy Beckert googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Maritime safety is the heartbeat to the Coast Guard’s overall mission. In 1789 a newly created Congress approved the Lighthouses Act, which declared maritime navigational safety into U.S. ports become a federally funded priority of the former U.S. Lighthouse...

Former Mayport Coast Guard cutter used for artificial reef off Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A former Coast Guard cutter was scuttled approximately 28 miles off the coast of Jacksonville Friday morning to create an artificial reef.