Coast Guard, FEMA, Cal OES meet to discuss emergency response in San Francisco

Coast Guard, FEMA, Cal OES meet to discuss emergency response in San Francisco
Adm. Karl Schultz, the Coast Guard commandant, Mr. Robert Fenton, the FEMA Region 9 administrator, Mr. Mark Ghilarducci, the California Office of Emergency Services director and representatives from other local agencies discussed emergency response tactics while traversing San Francisco Bay, May 15, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jordan Akiyama. SAN FRANCISCO — Top officials...

Coast Guard crews continue to deliver Hurricane Maria relief supplies

Coast Guard Rear Adm. Peter J. Brown, commander of the Coast Guard Seventh District, is greeted at Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen, Puerto Rico, on Oct. 4, 2017, during a visit to check on operations in the area. Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen has been vital in the interagency response to the devestation caused to the area by Hurricane Maria. (Coast Guard photo by Eric D. Woodall)   Coast...

Coast Guard to nationally certify local maritime emergency responders

Coast Guard to nationally certify local maritime emergency responders
NAPLES, Fla.— The Coast Guard is scheduled to host the National Association of Boating Law Administrator’s boating operator search and rescue course Wednesday in Naples, FL.. Members from Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach will certify local maritime emergency responders from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Collier County Sheriff’s Office, Marco Island Police Department,...

Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento responds to flooding in North Dakota

ALAMEDA, Calif. – A Coast Guard C-130 Hercules aircraft from Air Station Sacramento transported the Incident Management Assistance Team from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to Bismarck, N.D. today, in support of FEMA’s response to the flooding of the Red River Valley.

Integrated Support Command Kodiak Engineer Named Engineer of the Year

Washington – Coast Guard RADM T.P. Ostebo, Assistant Commandant for Engineering and Logistics announced today that Laura W. Kelly of the Coast Guard’s Integrated Support Command (ISC) in Kodiak, Alaska is the winner of the 2009 Coast Guard Engineer of the year award.