Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water
NEW ORLEANS— The Coast Guard suspended its search for a person in the water near Panama City Beach, Florida, Sunday. The Coast Guard and partner agencies searched approximately 1,281 square-nautical miles for over 27 hours but were unable to locate the missing man. “The Coast Guard searched diligently with our partner agencies to locate the missing man,” said Cmdr. Matthew Derrenbacher, a search...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water

Coast Guard searching for person in the water
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Dougherty NEW ORLEANS— The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Panama City Beach, Florida. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 7:17 p.m. Friday of a person in the water at Panama City Beach struggling to return to shore. The missing person was described...

Coast Guard aircrews in Humboldt Bay to increase flights during annual training

Coast Guard aircrews in Humboldt Bay to increase flights during annual training
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Humboldt Bay lowers a rescue basket to a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew during training in Eureka, Calif.  (Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Brandyn Hill) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay aircrews are scheduled to go through annual standardization training and evaluations from March 18 through March 29. Flight...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people and dog near Vermillion Bay

Coast Guard rescues 2 people and dog near Vermillion Bay
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people and a dog near Southwest Pass, Vermillion Bay, Louisiana, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 8:40 a.m. of an overdue 19-foot aluminum vessel with two people and a dog aboard who departed for a fishing trip yesterday between Vermillion Bay...

Coast Guard suspends search for two people near Mobile Bay, Alabama

Coast Guard suspends search for two people near Mobile Bay, Alabama
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended the search for two people near Mobile Bay, Alabama, Friday. Missing are Floyd Nelson, 85-years-old, and David Stadman, 40-years-old. The Coast Guard suspended the search at 2:30 p.m. after searching approximately 2,061 square nautical miles over a 42-hour period. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard searching for two people overdue near Mobile Bay

Coast Guard searching for two people overdue near Mobile Bay
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for two people aboard an overdue vessel in Mobile Bay, Alabama, Wednesday. Missing are Floyd Nelson, 85-years-old, and David Stadman, 40-years-old. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 6:30 p.m. of an overdue 22-foot white Jon boat with...

Advanced Helicopter Rescue School Video

Advanced Helicopter Rescue School Video
Aviators participating in the Coast Guard’s Advanced Helicopter School, explain the importance of the school during breaks in training along the coasts of northern Oregon and southern Washington, Nov. 7, 2018. The school is conducted by personnel from Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile, but is hosted by Coast Guard Sector Columbia River. U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 1st Class...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship in Gulf of Mexico
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a woman from a cruise ship in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 230 nautical miles off shore Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Saturday. Watchstanders at the Eighth Coast Guard District command center received a report from the cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway at 9:15 a.m. of a 64-year-old female...

Coast Guard responding to vessel adrift in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard responding to vessel adrift in Gulf of Mexico
The sailboat My Time adrift in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 80 nautical miles south of Cape San Blas, Florida. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is responding to a vessel adrift in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 80 nautical miles south of Cape San Blas, Florida. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 2 p.m. Wednesday from crewmembers aboard the NOAA ship...