Coast Guard Patrols Ferries to Keep Bay Area Passengers Safe During Fleet Week

SAN FRANCISCO – Coast Guard boarding team members, from Coast Guard Sector San Francisco, and the San Francisco Police Department are conducting safety and security inspections on piers and aboard ferries throughout Fleet Week 2010. The boarding team members searched for potential hazards that could compromise the safety and security of Fleet Week events. The safety of Fleet Week patrons and...

The Bay Area’s Coast Guard: continuing a Fleet Week tradition

ALAMEDA, Calif. – For Coast Guardsmen and military members in the Bay Area, Fleet Week is an opportunity for the public to get up close and recognize those who serve in their community. The many festivities in this annual event offers much for participants and visitors to understand Coast Guard history and missions. This weekend, the Coast Guard Cutter Active will be highlighted as part...

Prepping for Fleet Week: Buoy marks the spot for Blue Angels

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The crew from San Pedro-based Coast Guard Cutter George Cobb, a 175-foot buoy tender, dropped the center point buoy for Fleet Week 2010, today. The buoy acts as a reference point for Blue Angel pilots during the air show scheduled for Oct. 10, 2010. It will be recovered at the end of Fleet Week festivities. The George Cobb is equipped with the latest technology to enable the...

Security zone established for Rose Festival fleet visit

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Coast Guard will enforce and maintain a controlled access area on the Willamette River while Navy and Coast Guard vessels are tied up at the seawall between the Steel and Morrison Bridges beginning 12:00 p.m. Thursday, June 3, until 12:00 p.m. Monday, June 7.

Coast Guardsman volunteer at The Eagle Academy for Young Men

NEW YORK-In this video by the U.S. Coast Guard, Coast Guard members stationed at Coast Guard Sector New York volunteer their time with students at The Eagle Academy for Young Men during Fleet Week New York, in Brooklyn, May 28, 2010. U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Barbara L. Miller. var _bos = _bos||[]; _bos.push({ "div": "Brid_29352540", "obj": {"id":"6384","width":"550","height":"309"} });...

Coast Guard urges boating safety practices during Fleet Week

SAN FRANCISCO – In light of the upcoming Fleet Week activities, the Coast Guard is encouraging safe boating practices for all those who will view the event from the water.

Coast Guard provides safety, security for Fleet Week 2008

SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard units from the San Francisco area, central California and southern California are working with local law enforcement agencies to ensure a safe and enjoyable Fleet Week, 2008. Coast Guard cutters and small boats are enforcing safety and security zones during the parade of ships and air show, providing law enforcement support and standing by to assist boaters in case...

Coast Guard Urges Boating Safety Practices During Fleet Week

SAN FRANCISCO – As the Fleet Week celebrations approach, the Coast Guard is emphasizing the importance of safe boating practices for all those who will view the events from the water. Prior to leaving the dock, boaters should ensure all safety and navigation equipment onboard the vessel is in proper working condition. One properly fitting Coast Guard approved lifejacket is required for each person...