Coast Guard aircrew rescues two hunters, one dog, stranded near Altoona, Wash.

Coast Guard aircrew rescues two hunters, one dog, stranded near Altoona, Wash.
The Coast Guard rescued two mariners and a dog who became stranded near Altoona, Wash., Dec. 27. 2016.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Klingenberg. SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued two hunters and a dog who were stranded on Miller Sands, a shallows in the Columbia River located offshore from Altoona, Wash., today. At approximately 8 a.m., Astoria 911 contacted U.S....

Coast Guard crew rescues dog from icy Betsie Bay near Frankfort Shipping Channel

Coast Guard crew rescues dog from icy Betsie Bay near Frankfort Shipping Channel
FRANKFORT, Mich. – An ice rescue team from Coast Guard Station Frankfort pulled a dog to safety Tuesday, after it jumped into icy Betsie Bay near the Frankfort Shipping Channel. At about 9:45 a.m. local time, Petty Officer 1st Class Kurt Lubbers witnessed, from inside the station, a dog jump into the water on the far side of the Bay. Crewmembers activated the search and rescue alarm and contacted...

Coast Guard rescues dog in Sturgeon Bay ship canal

Coast Guard rescues dog in Sturgeon Bay ship canal
CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard rescued a dog that was in the Sturgeon Bay, Wis., ship canal Friday afternoon. At 1:45 p.m., members of Coast Guard Station Sturgeon Bay noticed three people who were trying to assist a dog out of the canal near the station. Members of the ice rescue team from the station launched aboard the station’s ice rescue craft and rescued the dog, transported it to shore, and...

Do You Have What It Takes? DOG Video

A new recruiting, informational video about the units that make up the Deployable Operations Group.

Coast Guard Port Security Unit 313 to conduct weapons training near Camano Head

SEATTLE – Port Security Unit 313, based in Everett, Wash., will be underway conducting weapons training south of Camano Head, Wash., at approximately 11:00 a.m. Tuesday.

Richmond native assumes command of specialized Coast Guard unit

WASHINGTON – The Deployable Operations Group will hold a change of command ceremony at the Telecommunication and Information Systems Command in Alexandria, Va., on Wednesday at 10 a.m. In the ceremony, Rear Adm. William “Dean” Lee will formally relieve Rear Adm.Tom Atkin of command of the DOG. A native of Richmond, Rear Adm. Lee reports to the DOG from Coast Guard District Seven in Miami, Fla.,...

Video – Coast Guard Rescues Two Men and A Dog Rescued

ALAMEDA, Calif. — A crew from Air Station San Francisco rescued two men and their dog January 14 after their pleasure craft ran aground on one of the numerous small islands dotting the waterway near Rio Vista. The two men and their dog were transported to Concord Airport, and were reported in good condition. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard unit returns home after six-month Middle East deployment

PORT CLINTON, Ohio — A Welcome Home ceremony for the U.S. Coast Guard Port Security Unit 309 is scheduled to be held at the Port Clinton High School Performing Arts Center, Friday, 10 a.m.

Coast Guard Establishes Regional Dive Lockers

by Petty Officer 3rd Class Melissa Hauck On Aug. 17, 2006, two active duty military members’ lives were cut short during a cold water familiarization diving accident in the Arctic aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy. The Coast Guard initiated an immediate administrative and safety investigation into the circumstances which contributed and ultimately led up to the regrettable deaths. googletag.cmd.push(function()...