Coast Guard ends search for 2 persons from sunken boat near Aguadilla

Coast Guard ends search for 2 persons from sunken boat near Aguadilla
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Auxiliarist Joseph Feldman. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard air and surface crews ended a two-day search Wednesday night for two persons from a capsized sunken boat near Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. The identity and nationality of the occupants of the vessel remains undetermined at this time, while Coast Guard watchstanders have received no reports...

2 Coast Guardsmen meritoriously advanced during State of the Coast Guard Address

2 Coast Guardsmen meritoriously advanced during State of the Coast Guard Address
Petty Officer 2nd Class Emily Ford is pinned during her meritorious advancement ceremony to Petty Officer 1st Class at Nassau, Bahamas, Feb. 20, 2020. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. MIAMI — The Coast Guard Commandant, Adm. Karl Schultz, meritoriously advanced Petty Officer 2nd Class Emily Ford and Petty Officer 2nd Class Nathan Newberg during the State of the Coast Guard...

Operation Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Officials Receive Joint Operations Interdiction Award

 Operation Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Officials Receive Joint Operations Interdiction Award
MIAMI— Office of National Drug Control Policy Deputy Director for Supply Reduction Marilyn Quagliotti presented the United States Interdiction Coordinator (USIC) Award to Coast Guard Operation Bahamas Turks and Caicos (OPBAT) Thursday. “Operation Bahamas Turks and Caicos is an outstanding example of a partnership which employs existing capabilities to meet a wide range of demands,” said Deputy...