Coast Guard, VMRC rescue jet skiers near Chincoteague, Virginia

Coast Guard, VMRC rescue jet skiers near Chincoteague, Virginia
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard and Virginia Marine Resource Commission rescued a woman and a boy in the early hours of Sunday morning in Horntown Bay near Chincoteague, Virginia. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Virginia’s Command Center received a report that a 57 year-old woman and a 3 year-old boy went missing at 1:50 am on Sunday, June 28th. A...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 3 on Oregon Coast

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 3 on Oregon Coast
Coast Guard crewmembers from Station Chetco River salvage a capsized vessel outside the mouth of the Chetco River, Oregon, June 27, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Bowne) BANNING, Ore. — Crew members from Coast Guard Station Chetco River and good Samaritans rescued three men from a capsized vessel Saturday outside the mouth of the Chetco River. At 10:45 a.m. watchstanders...

Coast Guard veteran celebrates 100th birthday in New Orleans

Coast Guard veteran celebrates 100th birthday in New Orleans
Andy Washington, a WWII Coast Guard veteran, was presented with a Coast Guard flag by Capt. Michael Paradise, commanding officer of Coast Guard Base New Orleans, at a 100th birthday celebration in New Orleans, June 27, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Sydney Phoenix) NEW ORLEANS — A United States Coast Guard veteran celebrated his 100th birthday with friends and family in...

Coast Guard Cutter Sturgeon holds change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Cutter Sturgeon holds change-of-command ceremony
Coast Guard Lt. j.g. Matthew Statkus relieves Lt. Andrew Ellis as the commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Sturgeon during a change-of-command ceremony held at the Coast Guard Harbor Facility in Corpus Christi, Texas, June 26, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Coast Guard Lt. j.g. Matthew Statkus relieved Lt. Andrew Ellis as the commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter...

Coast Guard asks public to use caution during construction on N.J. Intracoastal Waterway

Coast Guard asks public to use caution during construction on N.J. Intracoastal Waterway
Aids to Navigation crews from Coast Guard ATON Station Cape May work to repair ATON structures in the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway Jun. 25, 2020.  U.S Coast Guard photo. PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard is asking the public to exercise caution while operating boats and watercraft on the Intracoastal Waterway in New Jersey while the Coast Guard makes repairs to aging navigational aids from late...

Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Morgan City holds change of command ceremony

Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Morgan City holds change of command ceremony
Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Morgan City held a change of command ceremony June 26, 2020. During the ceremony, Cmdr. Ben P. Russell assumed the responsibilities of commanding officer of Marine Safety Unit Morgan City from Cmdr. Heather Mattern. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo/released) NEW ORLEANS — Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Morgan City held a change of command ceremony Friday. During the...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from capsized vessel near South Padre Island

Coast Guard rescues 3 from capsized vessel near South Padre Island
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued three boaters after their 26-foot vessel capsized near South Padre Island, Texas, Saturday morning. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders were notified of a vessel that had capsized with three people aboard in the vicinity of the South Padre Island jetties. Watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast to mariners...

Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles transfers command

Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles transfers command
Cmdr. Joan Snaith relieved Cmdr. Michael S. Jackson as the new commanding officer of Coast Guard Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles Friday during a change of command ceremony. PORT ANGELES, Wash. – Cmdr. Joan Snaith relieved Cmdr. Michael S. Jackson as the new commanding officer of Coast Guard Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles Friday during a change of command ceremony. Snaith...

Coast Guard to activate Montgomery County security zone

Coast Guard to activate Montgomery County security zone
BALTIMORE — Coast Guard and partner agency personnel are scheduled to enforce the Potomac River, Montgomery County, security zone beginning Saturday at approximately 10 a.m. in accordance with the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (33 CFR 165.557). Under the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (33 CFR 165.33), the regulation prohibits any unauthorized person or vessel from entering or remaining in this...