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 commissions Cutter Daniel Tarr in Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard commissions Cutter Daniel Tarr in Galveston, Texas
The Coast Guard Daniel Tarr is moored at Sector Field Office Galveston, Texas, during its commissioning ceremony Jan. 10, 2020. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Sector Houston-Galveston Drone Team. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard held a commissioning ceremony for the Coast Guard Cutter Daniel Tarr, the service’s 36th fast response cutter, at Coast Guard Sector Field Office Galveston, Texas, Friday. Vice...

Coast Guard medevacs man off oil platform near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs man off oil platform near Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter File Photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a man off an oil platform Friday afternoon near Galveston, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a call from an employee on an oil platform reporting that a 33-year-old male had fallen while working on the platform and was experiencing severe back pain. A Coast Guard...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter File Photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 36-year-old mariner from a 28-foot recreational vessel near Galveston, Wednesday afternoon. Eighth Coast Guard District watchstanders received an emergency position indicating radio beacon alert after the vessel became disabled approximately 40 miles offshore, and a mariner aboard reportedly...

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returns after 60-day patrol in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returns after 60-day patrol in Gulf of Mexico
USCG Cutter Dauntless File Photo HOUSTON — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returned to Coast Guard Sector Field Office Galveston, Texas, Sunday, after a 60-day patrol in the Gulf of Mexico. During the patrol, Dauntless served as an offshore command and control platform, executing multi-agency intelligence collection and law enforcement operations in support of the Coast Guard’s...

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless crew returns home just in time for Christmas

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless crew returns home just in time for Christmas
The Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless transits the Caribbean Sea. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Renee C. Aiello GALVESTON, Texas — The crew aboard Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless came into port in time for Christmas Tuesday morning after a 52-day training and law enforcement patrol in the Gulf of Mexico. While underway, the crew attended the biannual Tailored Ship’s Training Availability in...