Coast Guard to establish security zones for Fleet Week and Seafair

Coast Guard to establish security zones for Fleet Week and Seafair
Coast Guard crewmembers from Station Seattle monitor boaters on Lake Washington while maintaining a safety perimeter during the annual Seafair, Aug. 3, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Valerie Higdon. SEATTLE — The Coast Guard will enforce multiple safety and security zones on Elliott Bay and Lake Washington during the upcoming Parade of Ships, Fleet Week, and Seafair festival...

US Joint Forces and Palauan Law Enforcement exchange best practices

US Joint Forces and Palauan Law Enforcement exchange best practices
U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Aiden Warner, a machinery technician with the Maritime Safety and Security Team Honolulu, Fourteenth District, Forces Micronesia/Sector Guam, describes the plan for the day to U.S. Marines with Task Force Koa Moana 22, I Marine Expeditionary Force, before a boarding drill on the PSS Kedam patrol boat in Koror, Republic of Palau, July 26, 2022. (U.S. Marine Corps...

Coast Guard warns of legal repercussions in response to laser incidents

Coast Guard warns of legal repercussions in response to laser incidents
Buffalo – One of the laser strikes was reported to originate offshore the residential area of Moon Beach,New York. The latest incident occurred in the vicinity of Lakeside Park, located in Oswego, New York, from an unidentified vehicle. Attempts to locate the suspects remain ongoing. The laser, which comes in various colors, illuminated the small boats numerous times, striking he crew in the...

Coast Guard rescues boater from capsized vessel near Shamrock Cove

Coast Guard rescues boater from capsized vessel near Shamrock Cove
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-SMALL II file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued a boater from a capsized sailing vessel south of Shamrock Cove, Texas, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a report around 1 p.m. from the wife of the boater that his 16-foot sailing vessel capsized and was stranded...

Coast Guard rescues man after running aground near Cape Fairweather

Coast Guard rescues man after running aground near Cape Fairweather
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard rescued a man after his 42-foot fishing vessel ran aground near Cape Fairweather, approximately 10 miles north of Lituya Bay, Thursday. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew arrived on scene and landed near the vessel at approximately 10:19 a.m., embarked the man, and transported him to...

Coast Guard to participate in Seattle Fleet Week and Seafair events

Coast Guard to participate in Seattle Fleet Week and Seafair events
A rescue basket is dropped from a Coast Guard MH-65E Dolphin helicopter to the deck of a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium while conducting a search and rescue demonstration in Elliott Bay near Seattle, Washington, Aug. 5, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Steve Strohmaier) SEATTLE — Coast Guard crews are scheduled to participate in multiple events throughout the Seattle area for the...

Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant returns home after 68-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant returns home after 68-day patrol
The Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant (WMEC 617) crew performs a migrant patrol in the Caribbean Sea, July 22, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant’s crew returned to Port Canaveral, Friday, after completing a 68-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea. The crew’s deployment was focused on collaborating with other Coast Guard assets to detect, deter,...

Coast Guard repatriates 66 people to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 66 people to Cuba
Cuban Migrants aboard a good Samaritan’s vessel about 77 miles south of Key West, July 23, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter William Trump’s crew repatriated 66 Cubans to Cuba, Thursday, following several interdictions off the Florida Keys. Coast Guard Cutter Tampa’s crew notified Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders of a rustic vessel, Wednesday,...

Coast Guard repatriates 9 nationals to Dominican Republic Navy

Coast Guard repatriates 9 nationals to Dominican Republic Navy
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos repatriated nine Dominican Republic nationals Wednesday, following the interdiction of an illegal voyage vessel near Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico. The interdiction is the result of ongoing local and federal multi-agency efforts in support of the Caribbean Border Interagency Group (CBIG). One other...