Coast Guard, SOUTHCOM participate in Integrated Advance 2019 exercise

Coast Guard, SOUTHCOM participate in Integrated Advance 2019 exercise
Coast Guardsmen participate in the Integrated Advance 2019 exercise at the Miami-Dade County Emergency Operations Center. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. MIAMI — The Homeland Security Task Force Southeast (HSTF-SE) and U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM)’s annual interagency exercise, Integrated Advance, is taking place April 15 through April 18. Integrated Advance provides...

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for person in the water near Destin, Florida

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for person in the water near Destin, Florida
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a person in the water near Destin, Florida, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a request for assistance at 12:41 p.m. from Okaloosa County Sheriff’s in the search for a man who entered the water after he and another man were ejected from...

Coast Guard locates disabled vessel with 23 people aboard on the high seas

Coast Guard locates disabled vessel with 23 people aboard on the high seas
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and the crew of the cruise ship Carnival Fantasy rescued 23 individuals on the high seas, 130 nautical miles off the Yucatan Peninsula, Sunday. The Eighth Coast Guard District and Seventh Coast Guard District command centers received a report at 1:15 a.m. from a Cuban national stating his brother and 22...

Coast Guard boatcrew medevacs possible heart attack victim

Coast Guard boatcrew medevacs possible heart attack victim
Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo NEW YORK – A U.S. Coast Guard boatcrew medically evacuated a 71-year-old woman experiencing symptoms of a possible heart attack approximately 10 miles southeast of Sandy Hook, New Jersey, Sunday morning. At approximately 10:25 p.m. Saturday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York received a report stating a woman aboard the cruise ship Anthem of...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Corpus Christi, Texas
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard suspended the search Saturday evening for an 18-year-old man who was last seen swimming between Packery Channel and Bob Hall Pier near Corpus Christi, Texas. The search began Thursday when Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report of three persons in the water, two males and one female,...

Coast Guard medevacs 81-year-old woman from cruise ship

Coast Guard medevacs 81-year-old woman from cruise ship
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a woman from a cruise ship near mile marker 50 on the Mississippi River near Pointe a la Hache, Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 7:19 p.m. of an 81-year-old woman experiencing heart attack-like symptoms aboard the cruise ship Carnival...

Coast Guard, Maui Fire Department assist vessel taking on water off Maui

Coast Guard, Maui Fire Department assist vessel taking on water off Maui
Coast Guard Station Maui and Maui Fire Department responders assist in dewatering a recreational vessel, Lahaina, Maui, April 12, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Martine Safety Team Maui/Released) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Maui Fire Department assisted the crew of a 22-foot recreational vessel taking on water near Lahaina, Friday. A Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Bahia Mar Marina

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Bahia Mar Marina
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 23-foot pleasure craft with nine passengers aboard Friday near Bahia Mar Marina. A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement crew conducted the boarding of the pleasure craft near Bahia Mar Marina where they discovered the following violations: Violation...

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters west of Clearwater Pass

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters west of Clearwater Pass
A Coast Guard Station Sand Key boat crew assists three people aboard a 22-foot boat 6 miles west of Clearwater Pass, Florida, Saturday, April 13, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jacob Weiland) CLEARWATER, Fla. —The Coast Guard rescued three people Saturday after a boat took on water 6 miles west of Clearwater Pass. At 10:27 a.m. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders...