Coast Guard to hold memorial ceremony Saturday for murdered shipmate

Coast Guard to hold memorial ceremony Saturday for murdered shipmate
SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to hold a wreath-laying ceremony near Smugglers Cove in memory of Senior Chief Petty Officer Terrell E. Horne on the five year anniversary of his passing Saturday. A native of Mountain View, Horne attended Patterson High School in Patterson, and enlisted in the Coast Guard Feb. 2, 1999. As a boatswain’s mate, Horne served in Humboldt Bay, Charleston...

Coast Guard, local police searching for missing person in Rapid City, Michigan

Coast Guard, local police searching for missing person in Rapid City, Michigan
Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo RAPID CITY, Mich., — The U.S. Coast Guard and the Grand Traverse County Sheriff’s Department are searching Lake Skegemog near Rapid City and the surrounding area for a possible missing person, Tuesday. John Murray White, 46, of Traverse City did not report to work Monday and was last seen Saturday according to a report...

Annual Service of Lessons and Carols to be held at Coast Guard Academy

Annual Service of Lessons and Carols to be held at Coast Guard Academy
NEW LONDON. Conn. – The Coast Guard Academy will hold its annual Service of Lessons and Carols, Dec. 6 at the U. S. Coast Guard Memorial Chapel. The service is free and open to the public. Chief Petty Officer Megan Sesma, Coast Guard Band harpist and the Cadet Handbell Choir will be performing prelude music at 6:45 p.m. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Air Station Traverse City selected to host 2018 Coast Guard Aviation Association gathering

Air Station Traverse City selected to host 2018 Coast Guard Aviation Association gathering
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City personnel will host members of the Coast Guard Aviation Association, also known as the Ancient Order of the Pterodactyl, Sept. 6-9, 2018. On November 9th, the national chapter of the Coast Guard Aviation Association selected Traverse City as the location for the annual conference, colloquially called the “roost”, in recognition of the...

U.S. Virgin Islands Hurricane-Displaced Vessel Deadline Quickly Approaching

U.S. Virgin Islands Hurricane-Displaced Vessel Deadline Quickly Approaching
An image from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency maintained Environmental Response Management Application database shows individual dot for all displaced vessels in the U.S. Virgin Islands, November 28, 2017. Image courtesy of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands — The Friday deadline is rapidly approaching for vessel owners to declare their intent...

Coast Guard, partner agencies to conduct SAR exercise off Kauai, Thursday

Coast Guard, partner agencies to conduct SAR exercise off Kauai, Thursday
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Kauai Fire Department, Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services and Kauai Police Department are scheduled to conduct a search and rescue exercise off Poipu, Kauai, Hawaii, Thursday. The exercise will take place on the water and in the air off Poipu with Coast Guard and local agencies...

Coast Guard completes current measurement device in Matagorda Bay

Coast Guard completes current measurement device in Matagorda Bay
Members of Aids to Navigation Team Port O’Connor work to finish installation of an ocean current measurement device near Port O’Connor, Texas, June 20, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Aids to Navigation Team Port O’ Connor. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard, in close coordination with its partner agencies, has completed the construction and testing of a current meter in...

Massive Energy Savings Project Underway at Coast Guard Academy

Massive Energy Savings Project Underway at Coast Guard Academy
Coast Guard Academy file photo NEW LONDON, Conn. – A comprehensive energy efficiency and infrastructure project broke ground Nov. 20 at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. The project will bring $39 million in capital improvements to the Academy, reduce overall energy consumption by 48 percent and save the Academy more than $2 million in annual energy costs. Funded through energy cost savings, the project...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Celebrity Reflection near Key West

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Celebrity Reflection near Key West
Coast Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced an 80-year-old man Tuesday from the cruise ship, Celebrity Reflection, approximately 50 miles south of Key West, Florida. Coast Guard Sector Key West Command Center watchstanders received a request from the cruise ship crew for medevac assistance at approximately 4:14 a.m. The patient was reportedly...