Coast Guard honors N.J. Regional Fireboat Task Force

Coast Guard honors N.J. Regional Fireboat Task Force
Capt. Michael Day, commander, Coast Guard Sector New York, shared remarks recognizing the successful collaboration between the Coast Guard and the nation’s first regionalized cooperative fireboat task force during a ceremonial “Blessing of the Fleet” event near Weehawken, N.J., May 1, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Frank Iannazzo-Simmons) NEW YORK – The Coast Guard...

Coast Guard, City of Chicago, Department of Natural Resources to kick off National Safe Boating Week

Coast Guard, City of Chicago, Department of Natural Resources to kick off National Safe Boating Week
CHICAGO — The Coast Guard, Illinois Department of Natural Resources and Chicago Police and Fire Departments will kick off the annual observance of National Safe Boating Week at Navy Pier, Friday. The kick-off event will take place immediately following the annual Blessing of the Fleet, hosted by the International Shipmasters Association, and will provide an overview of each agency’s role in...