Coast Guard aircrew delivers FEMA aid to Aguada, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard aircrew delivers FEMA aid to Aguada, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Nicholas Leiter, aircraft commander, flies a Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter towards Aguada, Puerto Rico, Oct. 11, 2017, to deliver food and water from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to survivors of Hurricane Maria. The Coast Guard is helping deliver relief supplies throughout Puerto Rico as part of the Hurricane Maria response. U.S. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard discourages boaters from transiting to ports affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Coast Guard discourages boaters from transiting to ports affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria
The Coast Guard Cutter James serves as a command and control platform in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sept. 26, 2017.  (Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard is discouraging private boaters departing the continental United States from transiting to ports affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. While volunteers and aid are needed and welcomed, it is recommended that these efforts be coordinated through...

Coast Guard, FEMA conduct Load-Out exercise at McClellan AFB

Coast Guard, FEMA conduct Load-Out exercise at McClellan AFB
Members of Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento load a pallet of cases and luggage for the Federal Emergency Management Agency onboard the HC-130 for a Load-Out exercise.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Scott Handlin) MCCLELLAN AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — The Coast Guard and the Federal Emergency Management Agency participated in a Load-Out exercise for disaster response preparation at Coast Guard...

Coast Guard and FEMA respond to Samoan Tsunami

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A team of Coast Guard and Federal Emergency Management Agency emergency response experts left Northern California on their way to Samoa to assist with earthquake and tsunami recovery in Samoa early this morning.