Coast Guard issues partial closure of Hudson River

Coast Guard issues partial closure of Hudson River
NEW YORK — The Coast Guard has closed the eastern half of the channel in the Hudson River near the old Tappan Zee Bridge, Saturday. On Friday evening, engineers requested Coast Guard assistance in closing the eastern half of the main Federal navigation channel after an inspection of span on the remaining eastern portion of the old Tappan Zee Bridge had become destabilized and could fall. The old...

Coast Guard provides security during New York City Marathon

Coast Guard provides security during New York City Marathon
Coast Guard Police provide security at Sector New York during the start of the 2017 New York City Marathon on Staten Island, Nov. 5, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK – The Coast Guard provided security and a starting point for the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon on Staten Island, New York, Sunday. Several Coast Guard units provided assistance...

Coast Guard Hosts Inaugural Shaun Lin Memorial Run and Walk on Staten Island

Coast Guard Hosts Inaugural Shaun Lin Memorial Run and Walk on Staten Island
Coast Guard members and their families who participated in the inaugural memorial 5K run and 1.5 mile walk for Petty Officer 3rd Class Shaun Lin pose for a photo on the Fort Wadsworth Overlook on Staten Island, Oct. 13, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK – Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team New York (MSST-91106) hosted the inaugural memorial...

Coast Guard K-9 retires after 10 years of service

Coast Guard K-9 retires after 10 years of service
 K-9 Chief Camilla’s retired from service at a ceremony in Staten Island, New York, June 30, 2016. Chief Camilla retired as a Coast Guard K-9 explosives detection dog after 10 years of dedicated service with her handler, Petty Officer 1st Class Nicholas Heinen. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Sabrina Laberdesque. NEW YORK – Members of  Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team...

Fleet Week New York Parade of Ships 2014

Fleet Week New York Parade of Ships 2014
NEW YORK – U.S. Navy ships and U.S. Coast Guard cutters, Station New York and Maritime Safety and Security Team New York, along with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York Police Harbor units and Fire Department of New York’s fireboat participated in the 2014 Fleet Week New York Parade of Ships, which took place in New York Harbor, today. U.S. Navy ships and U.S. Coast Guard cutters, Station...

Coast Guard takes part in 94th annual New York City Veterans Day Parade

Coast Guard takes part in 94th annual New York City Veterans Day Parade
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard participated in the 94th annual New York City Veterans Day Parade, Monday. The 94th annual New York City Veterans Day Parade, organized by the United War Veterans Council (UWVC) in New York, honored all of the nation’s heroes in the armed services, with a special salute to women in uniform. The parade stepped off around 11:15 a.m. and moved north along Fifth Avenue from...