Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near South Padre Island, Texas
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard ended its search Thursday after a body matching the description of the missing swimmer was located two miles north of Beach Access 6 near South Padre Island, Texas. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders were initially notified Wednesday morning by South Padre Island Police Department of...

Coast Guard searches for person in the water near South Padre Island

Coast Guard searches for person in the water near South Padre Island
Coast Guard Cutter Edgar Culbertson file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Paige Hause CORPUS CHRSTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is searching for a 26-year-old male who was last seen swimming near South Padre Island, Texas, Wednesday. Missing is Christian Reddix a 26-year-old African-American male with red hair last seen wearing black shorts and a white tank top. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus...

Coast Guard commissions Cutter Edgar Culbertson in Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard commissions Cutter Edgar Culbertson in Galveston, Texas
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Edgar Culbertson man the ship and bring her to life during the commissioning ceremony at Sector Field Office Galveston, Texas, June 11, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Officer Trainee Marissa Skidmore) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard held a commissioning ceremony for the Coast Guard Cutter Edgar Culbertson, the service’s 37th fast response cutter, at Coast Guard...

Coast Guard accepts delivery of Cutter Edgar Culbertson

Coast Guard accepts delivery of Cutter Edgar Culbertson
Coast Guard Cutter Edgar Culbertson file photo by Bollinger Shipyards Washington, DC – The Coast Guard accepted delivery of the Coast Guard Cutter Edgar Culbertson in Key West, Florida, Feb. 6. The Culbertson is the 37th fast response cutter (FRC) delivered to the Coast Guard. It will be the second of three FRCs stationed in Galveston, Texas. Petty Officer 1st class Edgar Culbertson, the cutter’s...

Coast Guard announces names for its Sentinel Class of Fast Response Cutters

Coast Guard announces names for its Sentinel Class of Fast Response Cutters
Cutter Bernard C. Webber (WPC-1101) was the first of the United States Coast Guard’s Fast Response Cutters. File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard has announced the names for its Sentinel Class of Fast Response Cutters, each vessel being named for a deceased leader, trailblazer or hero of the Coast Guard and its predecessor services of the U.S....