Coast Guard employs drone to inspect new ATON structures

Coast Guard employs drone to inspect new ATON structures
Civil Engineering Unit Providence captures an aerial image during a new ATON inspection of the Duck Island fixed channel marker near New Haven, Connecticut. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Kieron McCarthy. NEW HAVEN, Connecticut – U.S. Coast Guard Civil Engineering Unit Providence, Rhode Island, piloted a short range Unmanned Aerial System to inspect the construction of new Aids to Navigation structures. In...

Flying Santa delivers holiday cheer, gifts to Coast Guard families

Flying Santa delivers holiday cheer, gifts to Coast Guard families
Coast Guard members from Civil Engineering Unit Providence and their family members attend a Friends of Flying Santa event at Warwick Lighthouse, R.I., Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Barresi) By Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Barresi Children of all ages dart back and forth on the lawns surrounding the historic Warwick Lighthouse, in Rhode Island on...