Coast Guard Cutter Venturous returns home after counter-drug patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Venturous returns home after counter-drug patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Venturous file photo PETERSBURG, Fla. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Venturous returned to St. Petersburg, Tuesday following a 61-day counter-drug patrol in the Caribbean and Eastern Pacific Ocean. The crew, supplemented by members from the Coast Guard’s Pacific Tactical Law Enforcement Team (PACTACLET) and Coast Guard Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron (HITRON) transited...

Coast Guard boat crew medevacs beach goer near Kelly Point Park in Portland

Coast Guard boat crew medevacs beach goer near Kelly Point Park in Portland
US Coast Guard 29-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo PORTLAND, Ore. – A Coast Guard boat crew medically evacuated a man reportedly suffering from symptoms of heat stroke on the beach near Kelly Point, in Portland, Sunday evening. A Coast Guard Station Portland boat crew aboard a 29-foot Response Boat-small II located the individual and transported him to Cathedral Park, where Emergency Medical...

Coast Guard rescues 7 people from capsized boat near Horn Island

Coast Guard rescues 7 people from capsized boat near Horn Island
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued seven people from a capsized vessel approximately 4 miles east of Horn Island, Mississippi, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a notification at 2:47 p.m. from Sea Tow that they had lost communications with a vessel they were en route to assist. Sector...

Coast Guard Cutter Sea Fox crew holds change-of-command in Poulsbo

Coast Guard Cutter Sea Fox crew holds change-of-command in Poulsbo
Chief Warrant Officer Chad P. Lynch (left) exchanges a salute with Chief Warrant Officer Hank H. Deatrich (right) as Cmdr. Thomas Evans (middle) presides over a change-of-command ceremony held in Poulsbo, Washington, on July 13, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo.) SEATTLE — The Coast Guard Cutter Sea Fox crew held a change-of-command ceremony in Poulsbo, Washington, Thursday. Chief Warrant...

Coast Guard Base Seattle holds change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Base Seattle holds change-of-command ceremony
Capt. Stanley Romanowicz, off-going commanding officer of Coast Guard Base Seattle, Rear Adm. James Heinz, director of Coast Guard Operational Logistics, and Capt. Jed Boba, on-coming commanding officer, participate in a change-of-command ceremony held on base, July 13, 2018.Prior to relieving Romanowicz, Boba served for two years as the executive officer for Base Seattle.U.S. Coast Guard photo by...

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel 275 miles west of San Diego

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel 275 miles west of San Diego
Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento C-27J aircraft file photo by Lt. Scott Handlin SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 58-year-old man from a freight ship approximately 275 miles west of San Diego, Saturday. The crew of the 595-foot freight vessel, Anna M, contacted Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center watchstanders at approximately 5:45 a.m. Saturday, requesting...

New captain at helm of Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point

New captain at helm of Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point
Capt. Andrew W. Ericks (left) relieves Capt. Frederick C. Riedlin (right) as commanding officer of Air Station Barbers Point during change of command ceremony at Air Station Barbers Point, July 6, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Matthew West) HONOLULU — Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point held a change of command ceremony bidding farewell to Capt. Frederick Reidlin and welcomed Capt....

Coast Guard rescues 9 boaters near Hen and Chickens Reef

Coast Guard rescues 9 boaters near Hen and Chickens Reef
A Coast Guard Station Islamorada 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew rescue nine people from the water in Hen and Chickens Reef, Florida, July 5, 2018.  Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Rich Steidell. MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued nine people from the water Thursday after their boat began sinking and capsized near Hen and Chickens Reef. Rescued were: Shawn Zimmerman,...

Training Center Cape May returns to normal security operations

Training Center Cape May returns to normal security operations
Coast Guard personnel and other various agencies stand in front of a plane on a secured beach on the southeast side of Training Center Cape May after it landed illegally and the pilot ran off, June 25, 2018.  Official U.S. Coast Guard photos by Petty Officer 2nd Class Richard Brahm. CAPE MAY, N.J. – Coast Guard Training Center Cape May has resumed normal security operations following the heightened...