Training Center to host Coast Guard Day Sunset Parade

Training Center to host Coast Guard Day Sunset Parade
US Coast Guard Training Center Cape May Sunset Parade file photo CAPE MAY, N.J. – U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May is scheduled to host a Coast Guard Day Sunset Parade at the base at 7:40 p.m., August 1, in honor of the establishment of the Chief Petty Officer (E7) rank more than 101 years ago. The 66th U.S. Congress officially approved and established the Coast Guard’s Chief Petty Officer...

Coast Guard Air Station Sitka aircrew rescues 3 from Chilkat River

Coast Guard Air Station Sitka aircrew rescues 3 from Chilkat River
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka aircrew rescued three individuals on the Chilkat River near Haines, Sunday night. The aircrew arrived on scene at 10:20 p.m. aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and safely hoisted and transported two adult females and one adult male to awaiting local Emergency Medical Services personnel at the...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Newport, OR

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Newport, OR
Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. ASTORIA, Ore. – A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a man Monday afternoon from a 40-foot commercial fishing vessel after suffering a medical emergency 5 miles west of Newport. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend command center received a call from the vessel operator at 1:15 p.m., who reported that a 70-year-old male aboard...

Coast Guard ends search for missing woman in Boston Harbor

Coast Guard ends search for missing woman in Boston Harbor
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard closed its case Saturday afternoon for an adult woman who was involved in a boating accident in Boston Harbor. The Coast Guard began its search in the vicinity of Castle Island and searched for approximately 13 total hours. A body matching the description of the missing woman was discovered by the Massachusetts...

Coast Guard suspends search for 9 missing Cubans off Key West

Coast Guard suspends search for 9 missing Cubans off Key West
Coast Guard Cutter Thetis file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended the search for the nine missing Cubans approximately 26 miles southeast of Key West, Friday, at approximately 10:30 p.m., pending the development of new information. Coast Guard air and surface asset personnel conducted multiple search patterns for more than 192 hours. These searches covered approximately 7,459 square miles, which...

Coast Guard suspends active search for Kauai freediver

Coast Guard suspends active search for Kauai freediver
Author : Feefiona123 U.S. Coast Guard 14th District Hawaii and the Pacific Contact: 14th District Public Affairs HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the active search for Nelson Kupenes off Kauai, Wednesday. Kupenes, 47 years-old, remains missing. “Since Monday our crews have worked closely with Kauai first responders and Japan Coast Guard conducting 38 searches over 902 square nautical miles,...

Coast Guard commandant skirts accountability questions from lawmakers as reports of sexual assault in the service climb

Coast Guard commandant skirts accountability questions from lawmakers as reports of sexual assault in the service climb
Sarah Cammarata Stars and Stripes Adm. Karl Schultz, the commandant of the Coast Guard, dodged questions Wednesday from lawmakers on harassment, bullying and retaliation in the service as a new report revealed the service is struggling with an overall rise in sexual assault cases. var _bos = _bos||[]; _bos.push({ "div": "Brid_29352540", "obj": {"id":"6384","width":"550","height":"309"} });...

Coast Guard chief to address harassment, bullying and retaliation after damning reports

Coast Guard chief to address harassment, bullying and retaliation after damning reports
Sarah Cammarata Stars and Stripes The commandant of the Coast Guard is set to testify Wednesday for the first time about how the service is addressing harassment, bullying and retaliation after a series of damning congressional and inspector general reports. var _bos = _bos||[]; _bos.push({ "div": "Brid_29352540", "obj": {"id":"6384","width":"550","height":"309"} }); Adm. Karl Schultz is...

Coast Guard, partners rescue fisherman in Federated States of Micronesia

Coast Guard, partners rescue fisherman in Federated States of Micronesia
Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules file photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball SANTA RITA, Guam — Coast Guard, Air Force, and Federated States of Micronesia responders rescued an overdue fisherman aboard his 19-foot skiff 55 miles west of Ant Atoll, Monday. The joint operation began on Saturday when the Pohnpei Fire Department began searching for the fisherman after he failed to...