Coast Guard medevacs man from tug in Tampa Bay

Coast Guard medevacs man from tug in Tampa Bay
A Station St. Petersburg 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew medevacs a man from the 142-foot tug ATV Legend in Tampa Bay, Florida, Nov. 27, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steven Shaw ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a tug in Tampa Bay, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew medevaced a 53 year-old man from...

Coast Guard, Juneau School District representatives expand partnership

Coast Guard, Juneau School District representatives expand partnership
Ted Wilson, director of teaching and learning support, Juneau School District, and Capt. Melissa Rivera, chief of staff, Coast Guard 17th District, sign a Partnership in Education memorandum of understanding at the Huff Ackerman Saunders Federal Building, Juneau, Alaska, Nov. 26, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Norcross. JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guard and local school...

Coast Guard assists disabled sailing vessel east of Cape Canaveral

Coast Guard assists disabled sailing vessel east of Cape Canaveral
Fireman Emmanuel Roman, a Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce boat crew member, tosses a heaving line to the disabled 68-foot sailing vessel, Distant Drummer, Nov. 27, 2019 to tow the vessel to a safe harbor in Fort Pierce. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Anndrew Krok MIAMI — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan vessel assisted a disabled 68-foot sailing vessel more than 420 miles east...

Coast Guard ends search for missing fisherman off Puerto Rico

Coast Guard ends search for missing fisherman off Puerto Rico
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard rescue crews ended the search Tuesday night for a missing fisherman in waters off “Caza y Pesca” Beach in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Still missing is Pedro R. Lavezarri a 61 year-old man resident of Arecibo, who reportedly was free diving when he was last seen. “Ending a search without finding a survivor is...

Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk returns to homeport

Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk returns to homeport
Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk (WMEC-913) conduct a gunnery exercise with a .50-caliber Browning M2HB machine gun in the Caribbean Sea during a 75-day patrol. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Kira Dabrowski KEY WEST, Fla. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk (WMEC-913) returned to their homeport of Key West following a 75-day patrol throughout the Caribbean Sea in support...

Coast Guard partners with Red Cross to give recruits home for the holidays

Coast Guard partners with Red Cross to give recruits home for the holidays
Operation Fireside photo by Scott Feldstein CAPE MAY, N.J. – U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May and the American Red Cross will place more than 350 Coast Guard recruits with South Jersey families for Thanksgiving as part of Operation Fireside, Thursday. Operation Fireside has placed recruits with South Jersey families during the holiday season since 1981. It allows recruits to celebrate the...

Coast Guard assists three boaters near Cape May Inlet, New Jersey

Coast Guard assists three boaters near Cape May Inlet, New Jersey
Coast Guard Station Cape May 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Keegan. CAPE MAY, N.J. — The Coast Guard assisted three boaters near Cape May Inlet, New Jersey, Tuesday night. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders received notification from Station Cape May watchstanders that three boaters were in need of assistance after their boat reportedly allided with...

Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star departs for Operation Deep Freeze 2020

Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star departs for Operation Deep Freeze 2020
Families of crewmembers aboard USCGC Polar Star (WAGB 10) watch as the vessel transits Elliott Bay en route to Antarctica, Nov. 26, 2019. The Polar Star, homported in Seattle, Washington, is the United States’ only heavy icebreaker. SEATTLE — The crew aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star (WAGB 10) departed Tuesday commencing their annual deployment to Antarctica where the cutter and...

Coast Guard enforces security zones near Palm Beach

Coast Guard enforces security zones near Palm Beach
Security Zones in vicinity of Mar A Lago, Florida are established during VIP visits to the Miami area. U.S. Coast Guard illustration courtesy of Sector Miami MIAMI — The Coast Guard is enforcing security zones periodically between November and February near the Mar-a-Lago Resort in Palm Beach. The security zone is necessary for the security of persons under the protection of the U.S. Secret Service,...