Coast Guard continues to support Hurricane Ida recovery efforts

Coast Guard continues to support Hurricane Ida recovery efforts
U.S. Coast Guard Chief Warrant Officer Brandon Sulfridge monitors salvage operations for a sunken commercial vessel Bayou Lafourche, Louisiana, Sept. 17, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Vincent Moreno) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard continues to respond to impacts to the waterways and assess the environmental threats across Southeast Louisiana Saturday, post-Hurricane Ida. In...

Coast Guard suspends search near Southwest Pass, La.

Coast Guard suspends search near Southwest Pass, La.
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a person in the water near Southwest Pass, Louisiana. Rescue crews searched more than 4,600 square miles for a combined search time of 80 hours. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call at 1:30 p.m. Thursday from the fishing vessel Master Wayne crew reporting a crewmember reportedly fell overboard. Rescue...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from vessel taking on water near Gulfport

Coast Guard rescues 2 from vessel taking on water near Gulfport
A Coast Guard Station Gulfport 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew rescues two people Sept. 25, 2021 from a 17-foot vessel taking on water near Gulfport, Mississippi.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Gulfport) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued two people Saturday after a vessel began to take on water near Gulfport, Mississippi. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received...

Coast Guard, Japanese navy conduct exercise near Dutch Harbor

Coast Guard, Japanese navy conduct exercise near Dutch Harbor
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Kimball and the Japan Naval Training Vessel Kashima transit together during a maritime exercise near Dutch Harbor, Alaska, on Sept. 20, 2021. U.S. Coast Guard photo. JUNEAU, Alaska – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Kimball crew conducted a joint exercise with members of the Japanese Military Special Defense Forces (JMSDF) off the coast of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Monday. The...

CGA dedicates Emlen Tunnell Strength and Conditioning Center

CGA dedicates Emlen Tunnell Strength and Conditioning Center
The U.S. Coast Guard Academy held its official dedication ceremony for the state-of-the-art strength and conditioning center named after Coast Guardsman and former NFL great Emlen Tunnell, Sept. 25, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew Thieme) NEW LONDON, Conn. — The U.S. Coast Guard Academy held its official dedication ceremony for the state-of-the-art strength and conditioning...

Coast Guard repatriates 260 Haitians to Haiti

Coast Guard repatriates 260 Haitians to Haiti
Two small boats from Coast Guard Cutter Diligence interdict Haitian migrants off Cuba’s coast, Sept. 18, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Resolute’s crew repatriated 260 Haitians to Haiti Friday following two at-sea interdictions off Haiti and Cuba. During a routine patrol,  Coast Guard Cutter Diligence’s crew interdicted a 35-foot sail freighter, Friday,...

Coast Guard patrols international waters to strengthen maritime governance

Coast Guard patrols international waters to strengthen maritime governance
Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry  file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry crew conducted patrol operations in Samoa’s exclusive economic zone in September 2021, deepening our close partnership with Samoa and promoting resource security within the area. The Oliver Berry’s crew helped to fill the policing gap for illegal, unreported,...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Southwest Pass

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Southwest Pass
Coast Guard Cutter Amberjack File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water Friday near Southwest Pass, Louisiana. Rescue crews are searching for a 6-foot-4 white male last seen wearing a blue shirt and gray backpack. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call from the fishing vessel Master Wayne crew at 1:30 p.m., Thursday reporting a crewmember...

Coast Guard medevacs 2 from fishing vessel off South Padre Island

Coast Guard medevacs 2 from fishing vessel off South Padre Island
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Lehmann. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced two crew members from a commercial fishing vessel 3 miles off South Padre Island, Texas, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a call on VHF-FM channel 16 at 10:34 a.m. from the commercial fishing vessel...