Honor Walk: Coast Guard Honors Commander Molly Waters

Honor Walk: Coast Guard Honors Commander Molly Waters
Washington, DC – Hundreds of people lined the hallways of George Washington University Hospital on the morning of May 17, 2019 to honor Coast Guard Commander Molly Waters. Men and women in uniform paid respects with silence during the honor walk. Waters donated her organs and tissue after being taken off life support. CDR Waters was involved in a motorcycle crash Monday as she was pulling into...

Coast Guard to open seasonal stations in the Northeast Memorial Day weekend

Coast Guard to open seasonal stations in the Northeast Memorial Day weekend
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is scheduled to open Stations Scituate, Block Island, and Fishers Island Friday and will remain open through Labor Day. The stations’ crews will conduct search and rescue, maritime law enforcement, and recreational boating safety missions. Each station is equipped with response boats and crews able to respond to maritime emergencies. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard honors Kotzebue, Alaska, man with Silver Lifesaving Medal

Coast Guard honors Kotzebue, Alaska, man with Silver Lifesaving Medal
Rear Adm. Matthew T. Bell, Commander, 17th Coast Guard District, presents the Silver Lifesaving Medal, Saturday, May 18, 2019, to George “Radar” Lambert for heroic actions he took as a young boy to save Pamela Smith (left) from drowning in Kotzebue, Alaska. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Nate Littlejohn ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard presented the Silver Lifesaving...

Coast Guard Surfman awarded Cdr. Ray Evans Outstanding Coxswain Trophy

Coast Guard Surfman awarded Cdr. Ray Evans Outstanding Coxswain Trophy
Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric Thornton, a Surfman and Boatswain’s Mate at Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light, and recipient of the 2018 Cdr. Ray Evans Outstanding Coxswain Trophy, operates a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat by Barnegat Light, New Jersey, May 9, 2019.U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Seth Johnson Twelve-foot seas, howling winds and dark night aren’t the typical conditions...

Coast Guard cutter Resolute returns home from 60-day deployment

Coast Guard cutter Resolute returns home from 60-day deployment
Coast Guard Cutter Resolute File Photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Resolute (WMEC-620) returned home on Sunday, May 19th to St. Petersburg following a 60-day patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Upon getting underway, Resolute patrolled south to the Panama Canal, transiting the 51 mile canal and passing through three separate locks over the course of 10 hours to reach the...

Coast Guard Station Monterey to host Safe Boating Open House Saturday

Coast Guard Station Monterey to host Safe Boating Open House Saturday
MONTEREY, Calif. — Personnel from Coast Guard Station Monterey, Coast Guard Auxiliary, Coast Guard Cutter Hawksbill, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Monterey Fire Department, California Fish and Wildlife, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, and California State Parks are scheduled to hold a free, public Safe Boating Open House, Saturday at 10 a.m. The event, which...

Coast Guard to kick off National Safe Boating Week with Water Safety Fair in Sausalito

Coast Guard to kick off National Safe Boating Week with Water Safety Fair in Sausalito
Feco, a Coast Guard Explosive Detection Canine, shows off in front of an audience during a demonstration at Coast Guard Station Golden Gate during the 3017 Water Safety Fair. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Third Class Paul Krug. SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard Station Golden Gate and the Coast Guard Auxiliary are scheduled to hold a free, public Water Safety Fair at Station Golden Gate at 10 a.m.,...

Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf visits Manila

Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf visits Manila
Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf arrives in Manila . MANILA, Philippines — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750) arrived Wednesday in Manila – the first visit by a U.S. cutter to the country in more than seven years. The visit follows a bilateral exercise with the Philippine coast guard where Bertholf and its counterparts conducted training that focused on search and rescue, maritime security...

Coast Guard Sector Charleston to hold open house

Coast Guard Sector Charleston to hold open house
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Members of Coast Guard Sector Charleston, along with port partners, are scheduled to host an open house Saturday, May 18th to celebrate the kickoff for National Safe Boating Week (NSBW). The open house is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This free event is an opportunity for the public to learn about potentially life-saving boating, kayaking and canoeing safety information, as well...