Coast Guard MSST Seattle to continue conducting missions in Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard MSST Seattle to continue conducting missions in Sitka, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska – Personnel from Coast Guard Sector Juneau will continue to conduct missions in Sitka with assistance from small boat teams from Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team (MSST) Seattle from July through September. Mission goals include search and rescue, recreational and commercial vessel safety, and the protection of Alaska’s fisheries. The Coast Guard and partner agencies...

Seattle-based Coast Guard MSST teams deploy to Alaska

Seattle-based Coast Guard MSST teams deploy to Alaska
Two Seattle-based Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team (MSST) 29-foot Response Boat-Smalls sit on a barge ready to deploy for use in Sitka, Alaska, June 30, 2020. . U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Joseph Wozniak. SITKA, Alaska – The Coast Guard is scheduled to conduct waterborne missions in Sitka throughout July and August as Coast Guard Sector Juneau augments its capabilities...

Coast Guard concludes maritime security operations in Papua New Guinea

Coast Guard concludes maritime security operations in Papua New Guinea
TOWNSVILLE, Australia – United States Coast Guard boats are loaded onto the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20).  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Anaid Banuelos Rodriguez) ALAMEDA, Calif. — U.S. Coast Guard servicemembers recently completed loading six small boats and accompanying equipment onboard the USS Green Bay (LPD-20)...

Coast Guard safety zone established around unexploded ordnance

Coast Guard safety zone established around unexploded ordnance
Coast Guard Station Seattle 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo SEATTLE —The Coast Guard Captain of the Port has established a temporary 1,500-yard safety zone around an unexploded ordnance drifting south and currently in the vicinity of the Brownsville Marina in Bremerton, Wash. The public can expect the zone to last until the unexploded ordnance is rendered safe and removed from the area. The...

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs 2 near Friday Harbor, Washington

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs 2 near Friday Harbor, Washington
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE – A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated two boaters from Friday Harbor, Sunday night, after they sustained severe injuries when their vessel ran aground. The Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles aircrew, aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter, transported the two from Friday Harbor to Harbor...

Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in joint law enforcement operation

Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in joint law enforcement operation
Petty Officer 1st Class Devon Waite, a member of Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Diego (91109), and canine Bingo conduct a vehicle sweep aboard the Alaska Marine Highway System ferry vessel Tustumena in Kodiak, Alaska, June 27, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lauren Dean. JUNEAU, Alaska – Law enforcement authorities from the Coast Guard, Coast Guard Investigative...

Coast Guardsmen deliver donations to orphanage in Isabela, Puerto Rico

Coast Guardsmen deliver donations to orphanage in Isabela, Puerto Rico
Coast Guardsmen assigned to and deployed to Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, line up to stack donated food, water and other aid into the back of a minivan in the air station’s hangar Oct. 11, 2017. Nearly a dozen Coast Guard members delivered the donated aid to Hogar Infantil Jesus Nazareno, an orphanage, in Isabela, Puerto Rico, an area impacted by Hurricane Maria.U.S....

Coast Guard ramps up security, safety patrols during San Francisco Fleet Week

Coast Guard ramps up security, safety patrols during San Francisco Fleet Week
Petty Officer 1st Class Cory Sumner and Petty Officer 1st Class Devon Waite guide their bomb-detection dogs for Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Francisco 91105, as they conduct pier sweeps during San Francisco Fleet Week, Oct. 5, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sherri Eng. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard has ramped up safety and security patrols for this year’s...

Coast Guard participates in San Francisco Fleet Week, enforces safety and security zones

Coast Guard participates in San Francisco Fleet Week, enforces safety and security zones
Crewmembers of the Coast Guard Cutter George Cobb, a 175-foot coastal buoy tender homeported in San Pedro, Calif., place a yellow buoy marking the center of the San Francisco Fleet Week 2017 security zone, Oct. 2, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory J. Mendenhall. SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco Fleet Week kicked off Monday with a series of public events, including the arrival...