Coast Guard to conduct mass rescue operation exercise along the Columbia River

Coast Guard to conduct mass rescue operation exercise along the Columbia River
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); THE DALLES, Ore. – Federal, state, tribal and local agencies will be gathered at River Front Park and the Fort Dalles Readiness Center in The Dalles to conduct a mass rescue operation exercise, Wednesday. The exercise will help first responder agencies to evaluate search and rescue procedures and coordination;...

Coast Guard conducts Arctic mass rescue operation exercise in Nome, Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard and city of Nome personnel conducted a mass rescue operation exercise Tuesday in Nome as part of Operation Arctic Shield. In 2013 there were an estimated 440 vessel transits through the Bering Strait. The exercise is designed to identify potential opportunities for improvement in preparedness and response to a maritime emergency in the region. Participants went through...