Coast Guard Cutter visiting Wilmington, N.C., for Azalea Festival

WILMINGTON, N.C. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Dependable is scheduled to take part in the 62nd North Carolina Azalea Festival from April 3 through April 5 in Wilmington.

Coast Guard transports equipment to help ebb floods in North Dakota

ALAMEDA, Calif. – Coast Guard crews from Air Station Sacramento transported five dewatering pumps, pipes, and connectors from Casper, Wyo. to Fargo, N.D., March 27-29, 2009.

Coast Guard responds to grounded barge off Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard is responding to a barge that ran aground at 8:30 a.m., Monday on Fisherman’s Island in Chesapeake Bay.

Coast Guard Accepts Delivery of Seventh HC-144A

The Coast Guard’s aviation recapitalization efforts show continued success as the seventh HC-144A “Ocean Sentry” Maritime Patrol Aircraft MPA, Tail Number CG 2307, was formally accepted at EADS construction facility in Seville, Spain, on March 16, 2009 recognized by the signing of the DD-250 document [with zero discrepancies] at Coast Guard Headquarters. The aircraft is scheduled to depart Spain...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship

MOBILE, Ala. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man reportedly suffering from chest pain from a cruise ship, approximately 270 miles south of Dauphin Island, Ala., Sunday.

Unified Command established to address Drift River Terminal situation

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Coast Guard, State of Alaska Dept. of Environmental Conservation (ADEC), and Cook Inlet Pipe Line Company (CIPL) have established a unified command and are working jointly to address the impact of Mt. Redoubt’s activity on the operations of the Drift River Terminal on western Cook Inlet.

Video – Coast Guard Rescues Plane Crash Victims

SAN FRANCISCO – Four people were rescued on March 28 after their plane crashed near the San Carlos Airport. A helicopter from Air Station San Francisco airlifted them and transferred them to emergency medical services.

Coast Guard Flood Response AST1 Interview

FARGO, N.D. – In this video by the U.S. Coast Guard, Petty Officer 1st Class Matt High, an Air Station Traverse City, Mich., rescue swimmer, discusses an over flight of the Red River in response to the 2009 midwest flood response, Saturday, March 28, 2009. (U.S. Coast Guard video/Petty Officer 3rd Class Renee C. Aiello)

Video – Coast Guard Overflight of the Red River

FARGO, N.D. – An Air Station Traverse City, Mich., helicopter crew conducts an over flight of the Red River in response to the 2009 midwest flooding, Saturday, March 28, 2009. U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Renee C. Aiello)