Coast Guard rescues four distressed swimmers near Rockaway Beach, Oregon

Coast Guard rescues four distressed swimmers near Rockaway Beach, Oregon
ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued four distressed swimmers from being pulled out to sea near Surf Sands Resort off Rockaway Beach, Ore., Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received a call from a witness on the beach reporting two children and two adults being swept away from the beach near Twin Rocks on Rockaway Beach at approximately 1:30 p.m. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River launched...

Coast Guard Auxiliary serves it up

SEABROOK, Texas – In this Coast Guard video, Flotilla 63, of Seabrook, holds its annual diner at the Seabrook Fire Department Oct. 16, 2009. Flotilla Commander Jack Nickerson said that the event is a show of appreciation for the volunteer members of the flotilla. U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer Third Class Patrick Kelley googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

South Florida Auxiliary units receive national honors for promoting recreational boating safety

OAK BROOK, Ill. – The Sixth Division of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, the uniformed volunteer component of the Seventh District Coast Guard, announced today that three flotillas and one unit serving Miami-Dade County captured several first-place awards for efforts to promote recreational boating safety. The annual event was held at the Coast Guard Auxiliary National Convention in Oak Brook, Ill.,...