Frigid flying: Coast Guard aircrews take on New England Winter

Frigid flying: Coast Guard aircrews take on New England Winter
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod’s MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew prepares to take off in Massachusetts, Jan. 19, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll) By Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll Freezing rain? Teeth-chattering temperatures? Limited visibility? Coast...

Coast Guard urges safety on the water, protect from the elements

Coast Guard urges safety on the water, protect from the elements
BOSTON — The Coast Guard urges all boaters and outdoor enthusiasts to be prepared on the water as record-setting winter weather continues. With air temperatures in the single digits and water temperatures at or below freezing, the risks of being in the water are dangerously increased and hypothermia can quickly set in. The Coast Guard has been involved in two fatal boating cases since the new year: On Jan.1,...