Coast Guard helicopter makes precautionary landing

BOSTON – A Coast Guard Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Cape Cod, Mass., made a precautionary landing at a Little League baseball field in Middleborough, Mass., this morning.

Coast Guard rescues two stranded hikers off cliff – video

SAN FRANCISCO – The Coast Guard rescued two stranded hikers off a cliff near Tennesse Beach in the Marin Headlands today at approximately 5:30 p.m.

Video – Tanker runs aground… Coast Guard goes into action

In this video by the U.S. Coast Guard, Cmdr. James Elliot, commanding officer of Marine Safety Unit Galveston, discusses the response to the grounding of the tank ship Yasa Golden Dardanelles, Feb. 26, 2009.

Video – ‘America’s Most Wanted’ visits Coast Guard Sector Key West

John Walsh and the crew of “America’s Most Wanted” visit Coast Guard Sector Key West, Fla., Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009, to film an episode of the show. The episode profiles human and drug smuggling off South Florida.

Coast Guard holds public meeting for proposed Ambassador Bridge Enhancement Project

CLEVELAND – The U.S. Coast Guard will hold a public meeting to provide an update on the proposed Ambassador Bridge Enhancement Project ABEP on March 17, 2009, from 6-8 p.m., at the Earhart Middle School in Detroit.

Coast Guard, ADEC, Icy Mist owner working to remove potential pollutants from vessel

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Coast Guard, Alaska Dept. of Environmental Conservation and the owner of the 58-foot fishing vessel Icy Mist have developed a plan for removing fuel, lube oil and hydraulic oil from the vessel grounded on Akutan Island 40 miles east of Dutch Harbor.

Coast Guard Men and Women Share Their Piece of the PIE with Southern California Students

LOS ANGELES – For the past three years, Barton Hill Elementary School in San Pedro, California has been the adopted school of Coast Guard units based in San Pedro through the Partnership in Education (PIE) program, a program that has provided educational assistance through tutoring, mentoring and other outreach activities that has exposed students to positive role models in their community.

Whale freed from fishing gear off Sandy Hook, N.J., coast

NEW YORK-The humpback whale entangled in fishing gear was freed this afternoon off the coast of Sandy Hook, N.J., at approximately 4:39 p.m.

Coast Guard saves Icy Mist fishermen in hurricane force winds

JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter crew safely hoisted all four Icy Mist fishermen from the western shore of Akutan Island in winds up to 120 mph at approximately 11 a.m. Wednesday.