Coast Guard commissions Cutter Daniel Tarr in Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard commissions Cutter Daniel Tarr in Galveston, Texas
The Coast Guard Daniel Tarr is moored at Sector Field Office Galveston, Texas, during its commissioning ceremony Jan. 10, 2020. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Sector Houston-Galveston Drone Team. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard held a commissioning ceremony for the Coast Guard Cutter Daniel Tarr, the service’s 36th fast response cutter, at Coast Guard Sector Field Office Galveston, Texas, Friday. Vice...

Coast Guard rescues man from sailing vessel near Long Beach, Wash

Coast Guard rescues man from sailing vessel near Long Beach, Wash
A Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew, from Station Cape Disappointment Long Beach, Wash. — The Coast Guard rescued a man after his sailing vessel became disabled dangerously close to the surf near Peacock Spit Friday about one mile from the shore near Cape Disappointment. The man contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment by cell phone at approximately 2:45 p.m. His...

Coast Guard medevacs vessel crewmember 20 miles off Port Aransas

Coast Guard medevacs vessel crewmember 20 miles off Port Aransas
An Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew transfers an injured offshore vessel crewmember to awaiting emergency medical services personnel at Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas, Dec. 20, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from the offshore vessel Ram XVII approximately 20 miles offshore Port Aransas, Texas, Friday...

Coast Guard swaps summer buoys with winter buoys on Chesapeake Bay

Coast Guard swaps summer buoys with winter buoys on Chesapeake Bay
The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin swap out the summer buoys for the seasonal winter buoys on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland, Dec. 12, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ronald Hodges) BALTIMORE — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin has finished replacing the summer buoys with seasonal winter buoys on the Chesapeake Bay. Throughout the month of...

Three Men Sentenced To Federal Prison For Smuggling Cocaine

Three Men Sentenced To Federal Prison For Smuggling Cocaine
Tampa, Florida – U.S. District Judge Susan C. Bucklew has sentenced three Colombian nationals to federal prison terms for conspiracy to distribute and to possess with the intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine while onboard a vessel subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. Carlos Chavez-Aguirre (35), Yesid Caicedo Asprilla (50), and David Hurtado Vallecilla (45) were sentenced...

Coast Guard Station San Juan crew medevacs 13-month old baby

Coast Guard Station San Juan crew medevacs 13-month old baby
A Coast Guard Station San Juan boat crew medically evacuates a 13-month-old girl from a Disney Fantasy cruise ship Dec. 18, 2019 just inside the entrance of San Juan Harbor. (U.S. Coast Guard photo). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Coast Guard Station San Juan boat crew medically evacuated a 13-month-old girl from a Disney Fantasy cruise ship Wednesday just inside the entrance of San Juan Harbor. The child,...

Coast Guard cutter crew offloads 18,000 pounds of cocaine in San Diego

Coast Guard cutter crew offloads 18,000 pounds of cocaine in San Diego
Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf crew in front of more than 18,000 pounds of cocaine prior to Bertholf’s crew offloading the contraband in San Diego, Dec. 18, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Aidan Cooney SAN DIEGO — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750) offloaded approximately 18,000 pounds of cocaine Wednesday seized from known drug-transit zones of the Eastern...

Coast Guard rescues college student from rocky shoreline

Coast Guard rescues college student from rocky shoreline
Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Hernon stands with Kris Nagel, a distressed surfer who was rescued by the Coast Guard when he was reportedly swept toward rocks near Moonstone Beach while he was surfing, Dec. 15, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard and a California State Park Lifeguard rescued a 20-year-old Humboldt State University...

Coast Guard locates, hoists missing hunter on Ossabaw Island

Coast Guard locates, hoists missing hunter on Ossabaw Island
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard located and hoisted a missing hunter on Ossabaw Island, Georgia, Friday. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew located, hoisted and transported the hunter to Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) personnel to a nearby...