Enlisted persons of the year recognized for Coast Guard 14th District

Enlisted persons of the year recognized for Coast Guard 14th District
Rear Adm. Vincent Atkins and Master Chief Petty Officer Edward Lewis recognize Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara A. Molle as the 14th Coast Guard District’s active duty enlisted person of the year. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by David C. Livingston) HONOLULU – Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara A. Molle was recognized as the 2017 active duty enlisted person of the year, and Petty Officer 1st Class Mark G. Camacho...

Coast Guard gives Meritorious Public Service Award to Canaveral Fire Rescue for Irma support

Coast Guard gives Meritorious Public Service Award to Canaveral Fire Rescue for Irma support
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard presented the Meritorious Public Service Award to Canaveral Fire Rescue Wednesday during a Propeller Club luncheon in Port Canaveral. Canaveral Fire Rescue was instrumental in resuming the ability to transfer critically needed fuel to the port after Hurricane Irma shut down vital supply lines. During a ceremony, Capt. Todd Wiemers, the Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville...

Crews continue to mitigate pollution threats from vessels displaced by Hurricane Irma

Crews continue to mitigate pollution threats from vessels displaced by Hurricane Irma
Emergency Support Function 10 (ESF-10) Florida response crews conduct removal operations on a sailing vessel near Key West, Fla. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael Walker. MIAMI – Cleanup efforts and removal operations of displaced vessels are progressing throughout Florida waterways seventeen weeks after Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys. The Unified Command...

Crews continue to mitigate pollution threats from vessels displaced by Hurricane Irma

Crews continue to mitigate pollution threats from vessels displaced by Hurricane Irma
ESF-10 Florida response crews conduct removal operations on a sailing vessel near Key West, Fla., on Dec. 28, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael Walker. MIAMI – Cleanup efforts and removal operations of displaced vessels are progressing throughout Florida waterways sixteen weeks after Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys. The Unified Command for the...

Crews continue to mitigate pollution threats from vessels displaced by Hurricane Irma

Crews continue to mitigate pollution threats from vessels displaced by Hurricane Irma
Hurricane Irma Cleanup file photo by J.T. Blatty. MIAMI – Cleanup efforts and removal operations of displaced vessels are progressing throughout Florida waterways fifteen weeks after Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys. The Unified Command for the response—officially titled Emergency Support Function 10 (ESF-10) Florida—consists of leaders from the U.S. Coast Guard and the Florida...

Coast Guard Cutter Legare Returns from Operation Unified Resolve Patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Legare Returns from Operation Unified Resolve Patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Legare file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Legare returned to Portsmouth on Sunday after completing a 45-day deployment to the Caribbean Sea in support of Operation Unified Resolve. Operation Unified Resolve is a combined effort between Joint Interagency Task Force South, the Coast Guard and international partners in the Caribbean region to interdict vessels smuggling...

Crews continue to mitigate pollution threats from vessels displaced by Hurricane Irma

Crews continue to mitigate pollution threats from vessels displaced by Hurricane Irma
Response crews work to remove a submerged vessel in Boot Key Harbor, Fla. MIAMI – Cleanup efforts and removal operations of displaced vessels are progressing throughout Florida waterways fourteen weeks after Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys. The Unified Command for the response – officially titled Emergency Support Function 10 (ESF-10) Florida – consists of leaders...

Crews continue to mitigate pollution from vessels displaced by Hurricane Irma

Crews continue to mitigate pollution from vessels displaced by Hurricane Irma
Emergency Support Function 10 (ESF-10) Florida response crews conduct removal operations on a sailing vessel near West Palm Beach, Fla., on Dec. 5, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Himes. MIAMI – Cleanup efforts and removal operations of displaced vessels are progressing throughout Florida waterways thirteen weeks after Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Florida...

Crews continue to mitigate pollution threats from vessels displaced by Hurricane Irma

Crews continue to mitigate pollution threats from vessels displaced by Hurricane Irma
A vessel displaced by Hurricane Irma is located and assigned an Assessment Sticker in the area of Dinner Key, near Miami  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Nick Ameen. MIAMI – Cleanup efforts and removal operations of displaced vessels are progressing throughout Florida waterways ten weeks after Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys. The Unified Command for the response—officially...