Coast Guard Training Center Cape May awards Hometown Hero

Coast Guard Training Center Cape May awards Hometown Hero
Capt. Todd Prestidge, commanding officer of Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, N.J., hands Anna Shustack a Hometown Hero award, Friday, April 29, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Chief Warrant Officer John Edwards) CAPE MAY, N.J. – One of the winners of the Coast Guard’s annual Hometown Heroes Award was recognized in a surprise ceremony, Friday, April 29. Capt. Todd Prestidge, commanding officer...

Coast Guard Auxiliarist recognized for lifetime of service

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Coast Guard Auxiliarist and retired Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Damaso Sutis was honored by a non-profit group that supports veterans with their Duty Calls award, Nov. 4. U.S. Vets, which provides services such as housing assistance to veterans, presented Sutis the award for his lifelong service to the United States. Sutis joined the Marine Corps at the age of 17, during the height...

Missing sailor off Catalina Island found safe

CATALINA ISLAND, Calif. — The sailor that was the subject of a search by local agencies was found safe today about 6:30 p.m. by Isthmus harbor police in Isthmus harbor, Catalina. The sailor was spotted by a local Coast Guard Auxiliarist who reported the sighting to Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach and relayed the sighting to Baywatch and the Harbor police.