Coast Guard tests disaster readiness

MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — Coast Guard Group/Air Station Humboldt Bay will test its readiness and ability to continue operations during a simulated disaster scenario tomorrow. The Continuity of Operations Plan tests the Group’s ability to re-establish and maintain normal operations in the event the base needs to relocate and evacuate personnel. The COOP will also test the Coast Guard’s notification...

Bay-Area based Coast Guard staff tests its continuity of operations plan for major incidents

ALAMEDA, Calif. — During a Coast Guard continuity of operations (COOP) exercise today, Coast Guard staff from various commands in the Bay Area are testing their readiness and ability to continue operations during a simulated earthquake scenario. Today’s COOP exercise also tests a new staff and employee notification system recently implemented to ensure accountability for everyone’s status...