Virtual Coast Guard art exhibit highlights service, missions

Virtual Coast Guard art exhibit highlights service, missions
HOUSTON — The United States Coast Guard’s art collection now appears as an online exhibit at the Houston Maritime Education Center and Museum. The virtual exhibit offers the public the opportunity to explore four years of Coast Guard art and provides a fascinating look at the many ways in which the Coast Guard contributes to this nation. This is the largest exhibition of Coast Guard art ever to...

Father drowns while attempting to rescue 2 children in California

Father drowns while attempting to rescue 2 children in California
Father Drowns Attempting to Rescue 2 Children in Jenner, Children Presumed Dead J.D. Morris San Francisco Chronicle Jan. 4—A man is dead and two children are missing in the water off the Sonoma County coast in Jenner, officials said Sunday evening. Shortly after 2:30 p.m., authorities responded to a call seeking a water rescue for three people at Blind Beach, which is near the well-known Goat Rock...

Coast Guard assists sailing vessel taking on water off Charleston coast

Coast Guard assists sailing vessel taking on water off Charleston coast
The Coast Guard assists three people aboard a  sailing vessel taking on water 37 miles southeast of Charleston, Friday, Dec. 18, 2020.  ( U.S. Coast Guard photo) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard assisted three people aboard a sailing vessel taking on water 37 miles southeast of Charleston, Friday. A Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew arrived on scene and lowered...

Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Release Maritime Strategy

Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Release Maritime Strategy
Advantage at Sea WASHINGTON  ̶  The U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard released a new tri-Service maritime strategy today, entitled Advantage at Sea. The document provides strategic guidance on how the sea services will prevail in day-to-day competition, crisis, and conflict over the next decade. It also directs the services to deepen tri-service integration, aggressively pursue force modernization,...

Coast Guard completes 30 day test of unmanned surface vehicles off Hawaii

Coast Guard completes 30 day test of unmanned surface vehicles off Hawaii
A Coast Guard prototype unmanned surface vehicle performs a test off Oahu, Hawaii, Oct. 7, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Research and Development Center) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard completed a 30 day demonstration and evaluation of unmanned surface vehicles (USVs) off Oahu, early November. The focus of the test was to explore how current and emerging technologies might...

Coast Guard rescues stranded mariners on Raccoon Island, N.C.

Coast Guard rescues stranded mariners on Raccoon Island, N.C.
The Coast Guard rescued three stranded mariners from Raccoon Island after their vessel had drifted approximately 23 miles east of Hobucken, N.C., Nov. 24, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd class Jonathan Negron) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three stranded mariners from Raccoon Island after their vessel had drifted off the island where they were hunting, Tuesday morning.. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 160 miles east of Boston

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 160 miles east of Boston
File photo of a Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 helicopter at Massachusetts General Hospital BOSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured fisherman 160 miles east of Boston, Thursday. At approximately 3:30 a.m., Coast Guard District One watchstanders received a notification from the crew of the 72-foot commercial fishing vessel Jennifer Anne, reporting a 35-year-old crewmember had fallen...

Coast Guard concludes Operation Arctic Shield 2020

Coast Guard concludes Operation Arctic Shield 2020
Coast Guard Cutter Healy file photo by Lt. Kellen Browne. JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard concluded its annual Arctic Shield operations Sunday with the seasonal closure of its Forward Operating Location in Kotzebue, Alaska. Air Station Kodiak air crews and two MH-60 Jayhawk helicopters were forward deployed to Kotzebue to provide better response times and coverage to remote regions of Alaska during...

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charter operations near Miami

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charter operations near Miami
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated two illegal charters over the holiday weekend near Miami. A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boarding team conducted a boarding of a 24-foot pleasure craft Saturday with eight passengers aboard and discovered the following violations: Violation of 46...