Coast Guard Cutter Reliance holds change of command ceremony

Coast Guard Cutter Reliance holds change of command ceremony
PENSACOLA, Fla. — U.S. Coast Guard Cdr. Brian Chapman relieved Cdr. Robert Hill as the 33rd commanding officer of Coast Guard Cutter Reliance (WMEC 615) during a change of command ceremony Thursday, July 14, 2022. Capt. Brian Anderson, chief of operations for Coast Guard Atlantic Area, presided over the ceremony. Hill has served as the commanding officer since June 2020, and is due to report to the...

Coast Guard terminates illegal passenger vessel voyage

Coast Guard terminates illegal passenger vessel voyage
Crewmembers from Coast Guard Sector Key West terminated an illegal passenger vessel’s voyage upon return from Dry Tortugas National Park, Monday. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — Crewmembers from Coast Guard Sector Key West terminated an illegal passenger vessel’s voyage upon return from Dry Tortugas National Park, Monday. The 74-foot long U.S. flagged vessel, which was chartered for...

Coast Guard medevacs man 230 nautical miles from Dutch Harbor

Coast Guard medevacs man 230 nautical miles from Dutch Harbor
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard medevaced a 38-year-old injured crewmember from the Hong Kong flagged cargo ship Xin Li Hia approximately 230 nautical miles southwest of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Tuesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Kodiak arrived on scene at approximately 5:34...

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to offer public tours, during visit to Boston

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to offer public tours, during visit to Boston
The Coast Guard Cutter Eagle moored behind the USS Constitution July 22, 2011. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Simpson. BOSTON — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, “America’s Tall Ship,” is scheduled to arrive in Boston, Friday. The Eagle will moor in Charlestown, behind the USS Constitution July 29-Aug.1, and will be open for free public tours. Tours will be available...

Coast Guard medevacs man from research vessel near Pensacola

Coast Guard medevacs man from research vessel near Pensacola
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS —The Coast Guard medevaced a 62-year-old man approximately 40 miles south of Pensacola, Florida, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a call from personnel aboard the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research vessel Pisces requesting a medevac for a crewmember reportedly experiencing stroke-like symptoms....

Coast Guard responds to crashed plane in Puget Sound

Coast Guard responds to crashed plane in Puget Sound
The Coast Guard responds to a plane that crashed in the Puget Sound near Alki Point in Seattle July 26, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) SEATTLE — The Coast Guard responded to a plane that crashed Tuesday in the Puget Sound near Seattle. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received a report at approximately 4:30 p.m. of a Cessna 150 airplane with one person aboard that crashed...

Coast Guard suspends search for 19-year-old male

Coast Guard suspends search for 19-year-old male
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a 19-year-old male in the waters just off ‘La Poza del Obispo’ in Arecibo, Puerto Rico Tuesday night. Still missing is Brian Cortéz Torres, from Barceloneta, who reportedly was on the rocks with his friend, Kadier Rivera Maldonado, when a heavy swell swept them both into the water....

Coastie says she wants to give the Coast Guard ‘perspective,’ and see it be more ‘inclusive’ after graduating the Coast Guard Academy

Coastie says she wants to give the Coast Guard 'perspective,' and see it be more 'inclusive' after graduating the Coast Guard Academy
Anne Allman shares a laugh with U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris at her graduation from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy earlier this year. (Courtesy photo / Anne Allman) Kayla Tucker Grand Haven Tribune, Mich. Jul. 26—Grand Haven’s own Anne Allman recently graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, and recently became stationed as an official Coastie. Allman,...

Coast Guard searches for 19-year-old male off Arecibo, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard searches for 19-year-old male off Arecibo, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos file photoSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard air and surface units continue search efforts Tuesday for a 19-year-old male in the waters just off ‘La Poza del Obispo’ in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Missing is Brian Cortéz Torres, from Barceloneta, who reportedly was on the rocks with his friend, Kadier Rivera Maldonado, when a heavy swell swept them both into the...