Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo holds change of command ceremony

Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo holds change of command ceremony
Lt. Cmdr. Benjamin Litts, left, transfers command of Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo to Lt. Cortland Gazda, right, as Rear Adm. John Nadeau, commander, Eighth Coast Guard District, observes in Pascagoula, Mississippi, July 26, 2019. . (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Michelli) NEW ORLEANS – The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo held a change of command ceremony in Pascagoula,...

Coast Guard Station Pensacola responds to vessel on fire

Coast Guard Station Pensacola responds to vessel on fire
Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Gannon, a machinery technician at Station Pensacola, and Petty Officer 3rd Class Steven Distefano, a boatswain’s mate at Station Pensacola, fight a charter vessel fire near Perdido Pass, Alabama, on July 27, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Cassandra Castillo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard responded to a vessel that caught fire approximately 4 nautical...

Coast Guard medevacs woman off cruise ship west of Port Angeles, Wash

Coast Guard medevacs woman off cruise ship west of Port Angeles, Wash
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley PORT ANGELES, Wash. — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 67-year-old woman off the cruise ship Ovation of the Seas Thursday evening 14 miles west of Port Angeles. A Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew hoisted the woman safely after she reportedly suffered symptoms related...

Coast Guard, Saint Vincent Coast Guard rescues 3 from disabled 20-foot vessel

Coast Guard, Saint Vincent Coast Guard rescues 3 from disabled 20-foot vessel
The U.S. Coast Guard and the Saint Lucia coast guard rescued three people Monday from a disabled 20-foot center console 52 miles west of Saint Lucia. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez. SAINT LUCIA — The U.S. Coast Guard and the Saint Lucia coast guard rescued three people Monday from a disabled 20-foot center console 52 miles west of Saint Lucia. Rescued were:...

13 tons of cocaine offloaded in San Diego

13 tons of cocaine offloaded in San Diego
Rear Adm. Peter Gauiter, the 11th Coast Guard District commander, Cmdr. Daniel Ursino, the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast commanding officer, and crew of Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast, stand in front of the pallets of cocaine the crew of Steadfast seized, July 26, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jordan Akiyama) SAN DIEGO, Calif. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast...

Coast Guard Cutter Campbell holds change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Cutter Campbell holds change-of-command ceremony
Cmdr. Mark McDonnell, left, salutes Cmdr. Thomas Crane, right, during a change-of-command ceremony for the Cutter Campbell Friday, July 12, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — Cmdr. Thomas Crane assumed command of Coast Guard Cutter Campbell from Cmdr. Mark McDonnell during a change-of-command ceremony, Friday, July 12, 2019, at Station Portsmouth Harbor, New Castle, New Hampshire. McDonnell...

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle returns to New London

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle returns to New London
Coast Guard Tall Ship Eagle file photo by U.S. Navy Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ruben Reed NEW LONDON, Conn — The Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, America’s Tall Ship, returned to its homeport of New London, Thursday. The cutter is returning after completing a major modernization at the Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore. The Service Life Extension Project, which began in 2014 and was completed...

Coast Guard ends search after missing boater recovered in Charleston Harbor

Coast Guard ends search after missing boater recovered in Charleston Harbor
Coast Guard Station Charleston 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard ended its search Friday after the missing boater was recovered in Charleston Harbor. Recovered was Terrance Singleton from North Charleston, S.C. Forty-two search and rescue assets searched more than 1,636 square miles for over 36 hours. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard medevacs 34-year-old man near Venice, Louisiana

Coast Guard medevacs 34-year-old man near Venice, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo New Orleans – A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans aircrew medevaced a man after he injured his head from a fall. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 1:47 a.m. Friday that a 34-year-old man on the motor vessel UBC Stockholm fell approximately 10 feet on the vessel and suffered from a head injury. Sector New...