Coast Guard establishes regulated area for air show in Annapolis

Coast Guard establishes regulated area for air show in Annapolis
Navy Blue Angels file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lisa Ferdinando BALTIMORE, Md. – The Coast Guard will establish a regulated area across the Severn River in order to create a safe boating experience for the maritime public during the United States Naval Academy Commissioning Week Blue Angels Air Show in Annapolis, between 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Tuesday May 25th and Wednesday May 26th. The...

Sector Maryland National-Capital Region holds change of command

Sector Maryland National-Capital Region holds change of command
Capt. David O’Connell salutes Rear Adm. Laura Dickey, commander of the Coast Guard Fifth District, as he relieves Capt. Joseph Loring as the commanding officer of Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region during change-of-command ceremony at Sector Maryland-National Capital Region, in Baltimore, April 30, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Kimberly Reaves) BALTIMORE...

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing teenagers near Saint Inigoes

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing teenagers near Saint Inigoes
Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo. BALTIMORE, Md. — The Coast Guard is searching for two teenagers reported missing in the vicinity of Saint Inigoes on the Potomac River, Tuesday. Missing are: Vladimir Clark, a 15-year-old male described as 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing approximately 135-pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. Jesse Oleg, a 13-year-old...

Coast Guard notes increase in illegal charters across the Mid-Atlantic

Coast Guard notes increase in illegal charters across the Mid-Atlantic
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard has discovered and halted the voyages of at least five illegal charters discovered across the Mid-Atlantic since July. An illegal charter is a pay-for-hire operation where boat owners or someone they hire take passengers on the water without the proper credentials, and in some cases without proper safety gear...

Coast Guard establishes security zone for State of the Union address

Coast Guard establishes security zone for State of the Union address
Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lisa Ferdinando WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to establish a temporary security zone in designated waters in the National Capital Region for the State of the Union address on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. The security zone will be in effect from noon until 11:59 p.m., which will limit or prohibit navigation...

Coast Guard to conduct training exercise on Patapsco River, Maryland

Coast Guard to conduct training exercise on Patapsco River, Maryland
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard will be conducting a training exercise south of the Francis Scott Key Bridge off of Fort Howard on the Patapsco River in Maryland from approximately 6:30 p.m. until 10:30 p.m., tonight. The exercise will include helicopter operations, boat tactics and firing of simulated rounds. Boaters are urged to use caution while transitioning through the training area. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searches for missing man near Kent Island, Maryland

Coast Guard searches for missing man near Kent Island, Maryland
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and Maryland authorities are searching by boat and helicopter for a 65-year-old man whose boat was found aground on the southern end of Kent Island Thursday at around 3 p.m. A person on Kent Island saw the man’s boat come slowly to shore and notified Coast Guard Station Annapolis that the boat was aground, running, with fishing lines out and freshly caught fish aboard,...

Coast Guard hoists man and two dogs near Smith Island, Maryland

Coast Guard hoists man and two dogs near Smith Island, Maryland
USCG MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CRISFIELD, MD — The Coast Guard hoisted a man and his dogs two miles south of Smith Island Thursday morning. Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region, watchstanders received a distress call via VHF-FM radio at approximately 11 p.m. from a recreational boater reporting that his 26-foot sailing vessel had become disabled due to weather conditions...

Coast Guard, Bowie State University sign memorandum of agreement

Coast Guard, Bowie State University sign memorandum of agreement
Coast Guard Vice Adm. Daniel B. Abel, Deputy Commandant for Operations at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington D.C., and Dr. Aminta H. Breaux, president of Bowie State University in Bowie, Md., sign a memorandum of understanding between the Coast Guard and the university at the school Sept. 3, 2019. The MOU formalizes the relationship between the Coast Guard and BSU to educate young people and bring...