Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads Hosts Search and Rescue Forum

Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads Hosts Search and Rescue Forum
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Two crew members from Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina, prepare as boats from local Virginia agencies watch during a search and rescue demonstration March 3, 2017, in Hampton, Virginia. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Auxiliarist Trey Clifton) PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The U.S. Coast Guard and Virginia...

Coast Guard participates in 22nd annual marine firefighting symposium

Coast Guard participates in 22nd annual marine firefighting symposium
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is participating in the 22nd Annual Robert E. Rumens Marine Firefighting Symposium, hosted by the Virginia Port Authority and the Virginia Maritime Association from Monday to Saturday. The symposium includes classroom sessions on ship construction, correct ship boarding procedure, shipboard firefighting training scenarios at the Naval Shipboard Firefighting School...

Coast Guard concludes 7th annual search and rescue forum in Hampton, Va.

Coast Guard concludes 7th annual search and rescue forum in Hampton, Va.
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and the Virginia Port Authority concluded the 7th annual search and rescue forum Friday in Hampton. The event focused on increasing first responders’ teamwork and communication in order to better prepare agencies for maritime emergency response. Personnel from the Virginia Marine Police, Smithfield Police Department, Henrico Fire Department, York County Fire...

Coast Guard and Virginia Port Authority host 6th annual search and rescue forum

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard, the Virginia Port Authority, the Coast Guard Auxiliary, state and local law enforcement agencies as well as first responders are participating in a 5-day long forum, which began Monday, and includes marine search and rescue training, exercises and classroom discussion at the Crowne Plaza Hampton Marina in Hampton. “The purpose of this forum is to improve interagency...

Coast Guard, Virgina Port Authority host 5th annual search and rescue forum

HAMPTON, Va. – The Coast Guard, Virginia Port Authority, Coast Guard Auxiliary, state and local law enforcement agencies and first responders are scheduled to participate in a five-day-long forum that includes, marine search and rescue training, exercises and classroom discussion at the Crowne Plaza Marina in Hampton. “The purpose of this forum is to improve interagency cooperation, increase search...