Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to visit Norfolk, Va.

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to visit Norfolk, Va.
The crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Eagle work to take in the sails. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. NORFOLK, Va. — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle is scheduled to arrive Friday in Norfolk and will be open for public tours. The service’s famous tall ship is scheduled to be moored at Otter Berth by about 11:30 a.m. The Eagle will be open for public tours on...

Search ends for missing 13-year-old boy after body located near Port Isabel, Texas

Search ends for missing 13-year-old boy after body located near Port Isabel, Texas
A 33-foot special purpose craft, law enforcement boat from Coast Guard Station South Padre Island, Texas, speeds through the waters of the Gulf of Mexico in this USCG file photo’ CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard, state and local emergency responders ended their search for a missing 13-year-old kayaker Friday afternoon, after Texas Parks and Wildlife Department located a body matching...

Elizabeth City, NC, becomes a Coast Guard City

Elizabeth City, NC, becomes a Coast Guard City
Coast Guard Ceremonial Honor Guard Silent Drill Team members perform during a ceremony officially designating Elizabeth City, N.C., a Coast Guard City, Friday, May 29, 2015 (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn) Elizabeth City, N.C. — Elizabeth City was officially declared a Coast Guard City Friday during a ceremony at the Museum of the Albemarle in Elizabeth City. Adm....

Coast Guard suspends search in Freeport, Texas after man’s body found

Coast Guard suspends search in Freeport, Texas after man's body found
HOUSTON — The search for the missing man off Freeport ended Friday morning, after a body matching the description of the missing man was located by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service 8 miles west of the Brazos River. At approximately 9:45 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston received a call from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, stating they found a body on the beach...

Coast Guard rescues 6 near the Golden Gate Bridge after outrigger canoe capsizes

Coast Guard rescues 6 near the Golden Gate Bridge after outrigger canoe capsizes
SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard crews rescued six mariners after their outrigger canoe capsized in San Francisco Bay, Thursday evening. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders were notified at 7:18 p.m. by a good Samaritan aboard a sailboat that came across a capsized outrigger canoe with six mariners in the water near the South Tower of the Golden Gate Bridge. Coast Guard Station Golden Gate’s...

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing people along Galveston, Freeport coasts

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing people along Galveston, Freeport coasts
USCG file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing man off Freeport in addition to a missing girl they were already searching for in Galveston. The girl is 12 years old and was last seen wearing a pink swimsuit and black shorts. The man is 51 years old last seen wearing a red hat. At 3:51 p.m. Thursday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston received a call from...

Coast Guard Outfits Final Air Station With Upgraded Recovery Helicopters

Coast Guard Outfits Final Air Station With Upgraded Recovery Helicopters
Although the two configurations look similar on the outside, the MH-65D on the right has improved aircraft computers and a dual digital inertial navigation system not installed in the “Charlie” configuration on the left. U.S. Coast Guard photo. The Coast Guard delivered its 93rd upgraded MH-65D Dolphin short range recovery helicopter to Air Station Detroit May 8, 2015, bringing this segment of...

Fourteenth Coast Guard District holds change of command ceremony

Fourteenth Coast Guard District holds change of command ceremony
Rear Adm. Vincent B. Atkins (left) assumes command from Rear Adm. Cari B. Thomas (right) as commander of the Fourteenth Coast Guard District during a change of command ceremony at Base Honolulu, May 28, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Melissa E. McKenzie) HONOLULU – Rear Adm. Vincent B. Atkins relieved Rear Adm. Cari B. Thomas and assumed command of the 14th Coast Guard District...

Coast Guard Academy to hold Change of Command ceremony

Coast Guard Academy to hold Change of Command ceremony
Rear Adm. Sandra Stotz NEW LONDON, Conn. – The U.S. Coast Guard Academy is scheduled to hold a change of command ceremony Monday, June 1 at 11 a.m. on the Washington Parade Field. Coast Guard Vice Commandant Peter V. Neffenger will preside over the ceremony. Rear Adm. Sandra L. Stosz, the first female superintendent of any of the five federal service academies, will be relieved by Rear Adm. James...