Coast Guard Auxiliary transports vital response supplies in Hawaii

Coast Guard Auxiliary transports vital response supplies in Hawaii
A Coast Guard Auxiliary aircrew (left) stands with Brian Kamimoto (right), assistant airport superintendent Maui District at the Maui Airport Fire Station while picking up response supplies for delivery from Maui to Lanai, March 28, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Berry Redmayne) HONOLULU — A Coast Guard Auxiliary aircrew delivered response supplies from Maui to Lanai, March 28. “This is another...

Coast Guard oversees medevacs from cruise ships along Florida Coast

Coast Guard oversees medevacs from cruise ships along Florida Coast
Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard coordinated three at-sea cruise ship medevacs within the Miami and St. Petersburg areas of responsibility Saturday and Sunday. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders oversaw the medevac of one Celebrity Infinity crew member with COVID-19 like symptoms. The cruise ship’s small boat tender transported...

Coast Guard oversees disembarkation of 250,000 from cruise ships

Coast Guard oversees disembarkation of 250,000 from cruise ships
A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach boat crew escorts the cruise ship Costa Favolosa cruise ship tender to shore March 30, 2020.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. WASHINGTON – The cruise ships Zaandam and Rotterdam have offloaded more than 1,200 passengers in Port Everglades, Fla. These developments, combined with one remaining disembarkation being coordinated, represents the processing of more than 120 vessels...

Coast Guard graduates newest enlisted members; rescheduling inbound recruits amid COVID-19

Coast Guard graduates newest enlisted members; rescheduling inbound recruits amid COVID-19
CAPE MAY – Today the U.S. Coast Guard announced it will graduate 64 new recruits from the 8-week program at Training Center Cape May, N.J., but will reschedule shipment of new recruits to bootcamp as it adapts to the COVID-19 emergency. The graduates will be heading to cutters, stations, and other Coast Guard units on the front line of Coast Guard operations. Of the graduates, 58 are Active Duty...

Coast Guard Academy Cadet has COVID-19 following European trip

Coast Guard Academy Cadet has COVID-19 following European trip
Reworked Illustator Graphic By CWO Scott Epperson NEW LONDON, Conn. – A Coast Guard Academy Cadet was confirmed as positive for COVID-19 based on test results received Thursday from a Florida Department of Health Facility. The cadet, a 20-year-old male, traveled to Europe for spring break along with six other cadets and a civilian friend, the civilian has also tested positive for the virus. The group...

Coast Guard transports HHS personnel, supplies to Grand Princess

Coast Guard transports HHS personnel, supplies to Grand Princess
Coast Guard Cutter Pike crew members assist a member with the Department of Health and Human Services on to a small boat from the Grand Princess off the coast of San Francisco, California, March 8, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Alexander LaBelle) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard transported seven people from the Department of Health and Human Services in addition to supplies to the cruise...

Coast Guard medevacs passenger, delivers supplies to Grand Princess

Coast Guard medevacs passenger, delivers supplies to Grand Princess
Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco crew members load personal protective equipment into an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter Mar. 6, 2020.  (U.S. Coast photo by Air Station San Francisco) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard delivered personal protective equipment to the cruise ship Grand Princess Friday evening and medevaced a passenger with a medical condition not related to COVID 19 Saturday morning. The...