Coast Guard medevacs 1, continues escort for Carnival Triumph

Coast Guard medevacs 1, continues escort for Carnival Triumph
MOBILE, Ala. — The Coast Guard medevaced a female passenger from the disabled Carnival Triumph in the Gulf of Mexico Thursday afternoon. A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat — Medium crew medevaced a female passenger who reportedly suffered a stroke and transported her to Dauphin Island to meet emergency medical services. At approximately 12:30 p.m. the tug vessel Resolve Pioneer reported a broken...

Coast Guard reignites the light that guides

By Petty Officer 3rd Class Cindy Beckert Maritime safety is the heartbeat to the Coast Guard’s overall mission. In 1789 a newly created Congress approved the Lighthouses Act, which declared maritime navigational safety into U.S. ports become a federally funded priority of the former U.S. Lighthouse Service. The Lighthouse Service was one of the many organizations that was absorbed into the modern...