Coast Guard Commandant State of the Coast Guard address

Coast Guard Commandant State of the Coast Guard address
Admiral Linda L. Fagan, Commandant of the Coast Guard, speaks to guests during the 2023 State of the Coast Guard Address in Washington, D.C., Mar. 7, 2023.  (U. S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Brandon Giles) WASHINGTON — The 27th commandant of the United States Coast Guard Adm. Linda L. Fagan delivered her first State of the Coast Guard Address, Tuesday, in Washington, DC. Adm. Fagan...

Commandant to deliver State of the Coast Guard Address

Commandant to deliver State of the Coast Guard Address
Adm. Linda L. Fagan WASHINGTON — The 27th Commandant of the United States Coast Guard is scheduled to deliver her first State of the Coast Guard Address, Tuesday, in Washington, DC. Adm. Linda L. Fagan will provide her vision for the future of the service and commit to prioritizing support for the Coast Guard workforce, who serve our nation’s interests around the world, to a live audience of government...

Coast Guard Cutter Decisive to be decommissioned Thursday

Coast Guard Cutter Decisive to be decommissioned Thursday
The Reliance-class medium endurance cutter USCGC Decisive (WMEC 629) conducts at sea engagements with the navy of Guatemala in the territorial seas of Guatemala on Oct. 25 – 26, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) PENSACOLA, Fla— The Coast Guard is scheduled to decommission the Coast Guard Cutter Decisive (WMEC 629), a 210-foot, Reliance-class medium endurance cutter during a ceremony 10 a.m. Thursday,...

Coast Guard conducts first Arctic Summit

Coast Guard conducts first Arctic Summit
Coast Guard personnel pose for a photo in Anchorage, Alaska, Dec. 6, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Seventy representatives from across the Coast Guard convened to develop recommendations that align efforts and increase synchronization within the Coast Guard on Arctic matters in Anchorage, Alaska, Dec. 6-7, 2022. The Coast Guard Arctic Summit provided a forum to...

Navy launches a drone from Coast Guard ship in the Middle East for the first time

Navy launches a drone from Coast Guard ship in the Middle East for the first time
(Dec. 7, 2022) An Aerovel Flexrotor unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) takes off from U.S. Coast Guard fast response cutter USCGC Emlen Tunnell (WPC 1145) transiting the Arabian Gulf, Dec. 7. U.S. 5th Fleet’s Task Force 59 launched the UAV during Digital Horizon, a three-week event focused on integrating new unmanned and artificial intelligence platforms, including 10 that are in the region for the first...

Coast Guard crews conduct fly-over Hawaii’s Mauna Loa

Coast Guard crews conduct fly-over Hawaii’s Mauna Loa
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle. HONOLULU — The world’s largest active volcano, Mauna Loa on Hawaii’s Big Island, is erupting for the first time since 1984. The eruption began in Moku’āweoweo, the summit caldera of Mauna Loa, on Sunday at approximately 11:30 p.m. HST, according to the Hawaii Volcano Observatory;...

Four dead, five missing after homemade boat carrying migrants capsizes off Florida

Four dead, five missing after homemade boat carrying migrants capsizes off Florida
A good Samaritan notified Sector Key West watchstanders of this migrant vessel about 10 miles south of Lower Matecombe Key, Florida, Nov. 7, 2022. The people were repatriated on Nov. 12, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) Theresa Braine New York Daily News The U.S. Coast Guard was searching Sunday for five people missing after a homemade vessel capsized off the Florida Keys. Four people drowned when...

Coast Guard delivers upgraded helicopters to Air Station Atlantic City

Coast Guard delivers upgraded helicopters to Air Station Atlantic City
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Air Station Atlantic City flies past the Washington Monument. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Micallef ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City received its first upgraded MH-65E Dolphin helicopter Monday to replace the legacy MH-65D helicopters that serve out of the Coast Guard’s largest MH-65 helicopter...

Coast Guard medevacs man from NOAA research vessel off Santa Maria

Coast Guard medevacs man from NOAA research vessel off Santa Maria
A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco Forward Operating Base Mugu MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew airlifts a 61-year-old male who sustained a head injury off of the California coast, October 18, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 61-year-old man from a National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) research vessel, 46 miles off Santa...