Coast Guard assists 3 adults, 2 children on disabled vessel near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard assists 3 adults, 2 children on disabled vessel near Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Keegan. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard assisted three adults and two children aboard a disabled vessel approximately 35 miles offshore from Galveston, Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report of a disabled pleasure craft with three adults and two children aboard. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard assists in the rescue of 3 people from capsized vessel

Coast Guard assists in the rescue of 3 people from capsized vessel
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. NEW ORLEANS —The Coast Guard assisted in the rescue of three people whose boat capsized in Alligator Pass in Delacroix, Louisiana, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 7:10 p.m. that a vessel with three people aboard capsized in Alligator Pass. Water currents swept two of the people away from the boat. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard Station Miami Beach welcomes new commanding officer

Coast Guard Station Miami Beach welcomes new commanding officer
Lt. Brandon Earhart, in-coming commanding officer of Coast Guard Station Miami Beach, offers his relief to Lt. Raymond Heberlig, outgoing station commanding officer, during a change of command ceremony Friday, June 28, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally MIAMI – Lt. Brandon Earhart relieved Lt. Raymond Heberlig Friday as commanding officer of Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard hoists injured climber near Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard hoists injured climber near Juneau, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard rescued an injured climber who fell while climbing at Mendenhall Towers outside Juneau, Friday. The climber was hoisted by an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka, then flown to an awaiting Capital City Fire and Rescue crew in Juneau. He was transported to the hospital and was reported...

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless holds change of command ceremony in Pensacola

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless holds change of command ceremony in Pensacola
PENSACOLA, Fla. – Cmdr. Paul S. McConnell relieved Cmdr. Timothy C. Sommella as the 28th commanding officer of Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless during a change of command ceremony at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida, Thursday. McConnell reported to Dauntless from Coast Guard Cutter John Midgett where he served as the executive officer. Sommella will transfer to the Naval War College in Newport,...

Training Center Cape May to hold sunset parade to honor Coast Guard Auxiliary

Training Center Cape May to hold sunset parade to honor Coast Guard Auxiliary
Training Center Cape May Sunset Parade file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Richard Brahm. CAPE MAY, N.J. – U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May is scheduled to host a Sunset Parade in honor of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary at the Training Center, June 30, 2019 at 8:10 p.m. Sunset Parades are military displays of marching troops and the Coast Guard Recruit Precision Drill Team. More than 250...

Coast Guard assists 2 disorientated mariners offshore Port O’Connor, Texas

Coast Guard assists 2 disorientated mariners offshore Port O'Connor, Texas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Kelly Parker. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted two mariners who became disoriented offshore Port O’Connor, Texas, Thursday evening. At 5:40 p.m., Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders were contacted by two mariners, a 72-year-old male and a 59-year-old female, aboard a 17-foot...

Coast Guard ends search for 2 people in Mobile Bay, Alabama

Coast Guard ends search for 2 people in Mobile Bay, Alabama
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard ended its search for two people who reportedly fell off their boat in Mobile Bay, Alabama, Thursday. Local government agency responders recovered two bodies matching the description of the missing people. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday of three people falling off their boat without lifejackets...

Coast Guard receives bridge permit application

Coast Guard receives bridge permit application
SEATTLE — Rear Adm. David G. Throop, Commander of the Coast Guard’s Thirteenth District, has received a bridge permit application from the Federal Highways Administration (FHWA) Western Federal Lands Highway Division (WFLHD) requesting approval of location and plans for the replacement of a fixed pedestrian pack animal bridge over a navigable waterway of the United States, located on the...