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...

Coast Guard rescues woman near Assawoman Bay, Maryland

Coast Guard rescues woman near Assawoman Bay, Maryland
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. OCEAN CITY, Md. — The Coast Guard rescued a 20-year-old female from the water after she was reported missing from a vessel early Wednesday morning near Assawoman Bay, Maryland. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received the initial report from Ocean City 911 dispatch, who relayed that the reporting source noticed...

Coast Guard rescues family of 6 from flooding vessel near Baltimore

Coast Guard rescues family of 6 from flooding vessel near Baltimore
Coast Guard Station Curtis Bay 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo. BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard assisted a family of six after their 22-foot vessel began taking on water Tuesday night near Fort Armistead, Maryland. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received the initial report from the previous owner of the vessel at 8:00 p.m., who had been contacted by the new...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boat technician in Curtis Creek, Md.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boat technician in Curtis Creek, Md.
USCG FIle Photo BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing boat technician in Curtis Creek. The missing man, Allen Van Dyke, was last seen working on a 25-foot vessel at Jaws Marine boat shop Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Maryland Natural Resources Police found said boat unmanned in Curtis Creek at 10:15 a.m. and alerted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital...

Coast Guard, local partners searching for 2 men near Stoney Creek, Md.

Coast Guard, local partners searching for 2 men near Stoney Creek, Md.
Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and Maryland Natural Resources Police are searching for two men who went missing while crabbing in the vicinity of Stoney Creek Saturday evening. A good Samaritan notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region’s command center at about 5 p.m. Saturday that they found...

Coast Guard assists 3 aboard vessel taking on water off Ocean City, Md.

Coast Guard assists 3 aboard vessel taking on water off Ocean City, Md.
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard assisted three people aboard a vessel taking on water in Ocean City Inlet Saturday afternoon. A good Samaritan called watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region via VHF-FM marine radio channel 16 at 2:10 p.m. to notify them that a nearby 24-foot vessel had hit the rocks and was taking on water. An...

Coast Guard searching for missing boat mechanic near Curtis Creek, Md.

Coast Guard searching for missing boat mechanic near Curtis Creek, Md.
Coast Guard Station Curtis Bay 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo. BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a missing man who was last seen working on a vessel at a boat shop in Curtis Bay Saturday morning. Maryland Natural Resources Police personnel called Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region command center watchstanders around 10:15 a.m. to notify them...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 4 from in Herring Bay, Md.

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 4 from in Herring Bay, Md.
Coast Guard Station Annapolis 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and the Anne Arundel Fire Department rescued four people from a vessel taking on water in Herring Bay, Maryland, late Friday night. Coast Guard watchstanders initially received the report from a person aboard the vessel via cell phone, and launched a 45-foot...

DC area agencies to conduct mass rescue exercise off National Harbor

DC area agencies to conduct mass rescue exercise off National Harbor
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Coast Guard and about a dozen other federal, state, and local agencies are participating in a mass rescue exercise Tuesday, conducting mock rescues of people in the water from a staged boating incident near the National Harbor. “No single agency can respond to a large-scale mass rescue,” said Lt. Cmdr. Grant Johnson, the coordinator for the exercise from Coast Guard Sector...