Coast Guard Atlantic Area personnel respond to Hurricane Harvey from Hampton Roads, Va.

Coast Guard Atlantic Area personnel respond to Hurricane Harvey from Hampton Roads, Va.
Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Atlantic Area Command Center in Portsmouth, Virginia, monitor search and rescue cases Sept. 1, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard Atlantic Area personnel stationed in the Hampton Roads, Virginia, area continue to respond to the impacts of Hurricane Harvey. Local Coast Guard units providing support...

Coast Guard conducts Area Maritime Security Exercise in Peñuelas, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard conducts Area Maritime Security Exercise in Peñuelas, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard along with responders from federal and local agencies and industry stakeholders conducted an Area Maritime Security Exercise Nov. 16, 2016, in Peñuelas, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard, in cooperation with responders from federal, state, local agencies and industry stakeholders, conducted an Area Maritime Security Exercise Wednesday in Peñuelas,...

Coast Guard establishes Norfolk-based Incident Management Assistance Team

Coast Guard establishes Norfolk-based Incident Management Assistance Team
Portsmouth – The Coast Guard formally established the Coast Guard Incident Management Assistance Team during a ceremony held at Base Portsmouth Thursday morning. The IMAT combines two units previously known as the Atlantic Area and Pacific Area IMAT into one unit comprised of 33 Coast Guardsmen. The IMAT supports the operational commander in complex incident crisis management for all-hazard,...