Coast Guard to host free, public Community Day in Houston

Coast Guard to host free, public Community Day in Houston
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is scheduled to host a free, open-to-the-public Community Day in Houston on Saturday. During the event, Coast Guard members from Sector Houston-Galveston and surrounding units will display equipment and discuss various Coast Guard missions. Attendees can interact with Coast Guard air crews, rescue swimmers, boat crews, law enforcement personnel and K9 officers, drone operators,...

Coast Guard rescues 4 people from disabled boat 65 miles off Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 4 people from disabled boat 65 miles off Freeport, Texas
An aircrew aboard an MH-65 rescue helicopter hoists 4 people from their boat that became disabled after taking on water off Freeport, Texas, March 24, 2015. Coast Guard photo by Air Station HoustonHOUSTON — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted four people from their disabled boat in the Gulf of Mexico, about 65 miles southeast of Freeport, Texas, Tuesday afternoon. At approximately 8:30 a.m., the Coast...