U.S. and Canadian Coast Guard units offer tours during Grand Haven festival

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutters Neah Bay and Buckthorn and the Canadian Coast Guard Ship Samuel Risley are scheduled to make their official entrance into the Grand River Aug. 2, marking the beginning of a busy and exciting week at the 2010 Coast Guard Festival.

Coast Guard medically evacuates missing 73-year-old man

ASTORIA, Ore. – The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 73-year-old man who has been missing since Monday in the vicinity of Port Orford, Ore., Wednesday.

Coast Guard response to wellhead allision continues

NEW ORLEANS — The U.S. Coast Guard continues to work with the Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator’s Office (LOSCO), Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (LDNR), Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ), Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LAWLF), and Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office (JPSO) to secure the wellhead and minimize environmental damage resulting from...

Coast Guard seeks public’s assistance with ongoing search in Mass.

BOSTON — The Coast Guard is conducting a search for a possible missing windsurfer in the vicinity of Castle Island, Mass., Wed., July 28, 2010, and is asking the public for any information that could help.

Coast Guard searching for missing water skier near Rochester, N.Y.

Coast Guard search and rescue crews from Station Rochester, N.Y., are searching Lake Ontario outside of Irondequoit Bay for a missing water skier July 28, 2010.

Coast Guard medically evacuates injured 12-year-old boy

A U.S. Coast Guard rescue crew from Station Charlevoix, Mich., medically evacuated a 12-year-old boy from Oyster Bay in Charlevoix July 28, 2010.

Coast Guard responds to capsized vessel near Coos Bay

ASTORIA, Ore. – The Coast Guard responded to a report of a capsized vessel approximately one mile south of the Coos Bay, Ore., South Jetty, Wednesday.

Los Angeles-based High-End Security Team Gets New Leader

SAN PEDRO, Calif. – Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team Los Angeles-Long Beach is a maritime anti-terrorism team that provides water and shore-based protection for strategic shipping, high-interest vessels, and critical infrastructure. Highly-trained team members are capable of deploying via air, land or sea to support any homeland security or defense missions.

Coast Guard rescues scuba diver near Tybee Island, Ga.

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Coast Guard medically evacuated a scuba diver at approximately 11 a.m., Wednesday 20-miles east of Tybee Island, Ga.