Coast Guard medevacs 67-year-old man from Matagorda Bay

Coast Guard medevacs 67-year-old man from Matagorda Bay
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Kelly Parker. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured man from Matagorda Bay, Texas, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received notification at 4:17 p.m. from the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office that the 67-year-old captain of the commercial...

Coast Guard to enforce no-entry zone for Bethpage Airshow

Coast Guard to enforce no-entry zone for Bethpage Airshow
No Entry Zone for Bethpage Airshow NEW YORK — The Coast Guard will establish and enforce a no-entry zone in the waters off of Jones Beach State Park to ensure the safety of waterside spectators during the Bethpage Air Show, Thursday, May 26 to Sunday, May 29, 2022. The no-entry zone will be marked with orange buoys and can be seen on the graphic above. The zone will be enforced by Coast Guard vessels....

Coast Guard and GovGuam to conduct infectious disease exercise

Coast Guard and GovGuam to conduct infectious disease exercise
SANTA RITA, Guam – U.S. Coast Guard Forces Micronesia/Sector Guam, Government of Guam stakeholders, and industry partners will conduct a full-scale maritime training exercise at the Port Authority of Guam, Piti, June 1-3, 2022. The purpose of this interagency training exercise is to prepare Guam to respond to and contain an outbreak of a highly infectious disease, like the Ebola virus. This will...

Coast Guard assists 2 aboard disabled sailing vessel off Galveston

Coast Guard assists 2 aboard disabled sailing vessel off Galveston
Crew members aboard a 45-foot Response Boat–Medium from Coast Guard Station Galveston tow a disabled 50-foot sailing vessel near Galveston, Texas, May 25, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Eric Ahumada) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard assisted two boaters Wednesday aboard a disabled sailing vessel near Galveston, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a call on VHF-FM...

Coast Guard sets historic Francis Scott Key Memorial Buoy

Coast Guard sets historic Francis Scott Key Memorial Buoy
The Coast Guard Cutter William Tate’s crew sets the historic Francis Scott Key Memorial Buoy in the Patapsco River May 25, 2022, near the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Breanna Centeno) BALTIMORE — The crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter William Tate (WLM 560) set the historic Francis Scott Key Memorial Buoy Wednesday in the Patapsco River...

Coast Guard medevacs individuals after plane crash at Dry Bay Airstrip

Coast Guard medevacs individuals after plane crash at Dry Bay Airstrip
Coast Guard aircrews medevaced two people from Dry Bay Airstrip, approximately 30 miles Southeast of Yakutat, Alaska, after their plane crashed, May 25, 2022. JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guard Air Station Sitka aircrews medevaced two people from Dry Bay Airstrip, approximately 30 miles Southeast of Yakutat, Alaska, after their plane crashed, Tuesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter...

Unified Command continues response to barge fire in Delaware Bay

Unified Command continues response to barge fire in Delaware Bay
BOWERS, Del. — The fire onboard the barge in the Delaware Bay has been extinguished, Tuesday, and Northstar Environmental and Marine Services has been contracted to assess the integrity of the vessel and manage salvage operations. A Unified Command consisting of representatives from Eastern Metal Recycling, New Jersey Office of Emergency Management, Cumberland County Office of Emergency Management,...

Coast Guard Atlantic Area holds change of command ceremony

Coast Guard Atlantic Area holds change of command ceremony
Vice Adm. Kevin Lunday stands with Vice Adm. Steven Poulin under the watchful eye of Adm. Karl Schultz, at a change of command ceremony on May 24, 2022, at U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown, Virginia. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Travis Magee) PORTSMOUTH, Va.— Vice Adm. Kevin Lunday relieved Vice Adm. Steven Poulin as the Coast Guard Atlantic Area commander during a...

Coast Guard suspends search for man near Melbourne beach

Coast Guard suspends search for man near Melbourne beach
The Coast Guard suspended the search, Sunday, for a missing man after it was discovered his 29-foot boat washed ashore, Thursday, on Melbourne Beach. ( Courtesy Photo) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing man after  his still running 29-foot boat was discovered washed ashore, Thursday, on Melbourne Beach. Missing is 68-year-old Dale Allan Hossfield from Vero...