Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City to conduct annual standardization training

Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City to conduct annual standardization training
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — The crew of Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City is scheduled to conduct an annual standardization and certification visit beginning Monday and continuing through Oct. 2. In order to maintain readiness to conduct search-and-rescue operations on the lakes during dangerous weather conditions and perform other critical public services, Coast Guard air crews must constantly...

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 responds to reports of oil in the Gulf of Mexico

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is responding to reports of oil in the Gulf of Mexico, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received the first notification at 9:34 a.m., reporting a three-mile-long rainbow sheen in the Gulf of Mexico. Two more reports followed, the last one reporting a sheen that extended from six miles off the coast of Grand Isle to 100 miles out into the Gulf...

Coast Guard medevacs 4 after plane crash

USCG File PhotoNEW ORLEANS— The Coast Guard medevaced four people, Saturday, after their plane went down 170 miles south of New Orleans in the Gulf of Mexico. Rescued were Gary Intravia, from Mandeville, La., Kelly McHugh, from Madisonville, La., Ken Ross and Greg Drude, from Hammond, La. Watchstanders at Coast Guard District Eight Command Center received a report at approximately 2:20 p.m., from...

Coast Guard HC-144 crew finds lost family

MOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Coast Guard and the Mobile County Sheriff’s Department located a lost family, Sunday, near the Escatawpa, Ala., Hollow Campground at approximately 1:15 a.m. Found safe were Lee Jaske, 26, Candice Jaske, 23, and Nathan Jaske, 5. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received notification of a lost family that did not return from a tubing trip at approximately 7...