Coast Guard holds open house event for students in Miami

Coast Guard holds open house event for students in Miami
Members of Air Station Miami show to middle school students the interior of a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter at Air Station Miami Friday, Oct, 12, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Erik Villa Rodriguez. MIAMI — The Coast Guard held an open house event Friday at Coast Guard Air Station Miami for local high school, middle school and Navy JROTC students. More than 1,100 students were present during the...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue overdue boater near Biscayne Bay

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue overdue boater near Biscayne Bay
MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission rescued an overdue boater near Biscayne Bay, Tuesday. Rescued was Carlos Rosell, 34. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a call from Rosell’s ex-wife of him being overdue aboard his 18-foot pleasure craft, Sea-Doo at approximately 9:30 a.m. and diverted a Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane...

Coast Guard, Royal Bahamas Defence Force medevac man 41 miles west of Billy Island

Coast Guard, Royal Bahamas Defence Force medevac man  41 miles west of Billy Island
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard and the Royal Bahamas Defence Force medevaced a 20-year-old man suffering from reported decompression sickness aboard the 82-foot fishing vessel, First One approximately 41 miles west of Billy Island, Bahamas, Wednesday. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received an agency assist request from the RBDF...

Coast Guard interdicts 11 migrants near Boca Raton

Coast Guard interdicts 11 migrants near Boca Raton
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted 11 migrants and three suspected smugglers Saturday approximately 9 miles east of Boca Raton. During a routine patrol, a Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew located a 22-foot cabin cruiser that matched the description of a target of interest with 14 people aboard at...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assists 62-year-old man 9 miles east of Key Largo

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assists 62-year-old man 9 miles east of Key Largo
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard assisted a good Samaritan with a 62-year-old man suffering from possible chest pains Sunday approximately 9 miles east of Key Largo. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received notification via VHF-FM radio channel 16 at 10:24 a.m., from the 25-foot pleasure craft, Sea Yaa stating the man was suffering...

Coast Guard, partner agency search for people in water near Caesar’s Creek

Coast Guard, partner agency search for people in water near Caesar's Creek
A capsized 20-foot boat floats in the water near Caesar’s Creek, Florida, Sept. 05, 2018. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard and the Biscayne National Park Service are searching for possible people in the water Wednesday after a boat capsized near Caesar’s Creek. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a report from a good Samaritan of a capsized 20-foot vessel at approximately...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 missing divers near Duck Key

MIAMI — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued two divers near Duck Key, Tuesday. Rescued were Rich Warner, 68, and Dustin Warner, 32, from Indiana. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a call from Rich’s wife at approximately 6:40 p.m., stating he was expected back at 1 p.m., that day and had not been in contact with him. Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Station Marathon...

Coast Guard medevacs 48-year-old man 100 miles southeast of Miami

Coast Guard medevacs 48-year-old man 100 miles southeast of Miami
An emergency medical services crew approaches a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter at Coast Guard Air Station Miami to transfer the medevac patient to Jackson Memorial Hospital, Sept. 04, 2018.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a 48-year-old man from the cargo vessel, Green Ridge approximately 100 miles southeast of Miami, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received...

Coast Guard medevacs pregnant woman 109 miles southwest of Key West

Coast Guard medevacs pregnant woman 109 miles southwest of Key West
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a pregnant 36-year-old woman from the cruise ship, Carnival Glory approximately 109 miles southwest of Key West, Friday. Coast Guard Key West watchstanders received a medevac request from the Carnival Glory crew at approximately 11:22 p.m. for a pregnant woman who went into labor aboard the ship. Watchstanders...