14 Coast Guard members receive prestigious medals at Air Station Atlantic City

14 Coast Guard members receive prestigious medals at Air Station Atlantic City
Members of Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City pose for a photo after an award ceremony where 13 were awarded with Air Medals and one was awarded with the Distinguished Flying Cross, for their actions in Hurricane Harvey and Florence, as well as four search and rescue cases throughout 2018 and 2019, Oct. 9, 2019.U.S. Coast Guard photo by Aux. David Lau. PHILADELPHIA – 14 members from Coast Guard...

Making history in the sky

Making history in the sky
Coast Guard Lt. Ronaqua Russell standing beside Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry, coupled with undated photo of her Uncle and Tuskegee Airman 1st Lt. Henry E. Rohlsen. by Lt. Cmdr. Ryan Kelley Miami – Aviation history was made last month when Lt. Ronaqua Russell, a native of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, became the first African-American female aviator in the Coast Guard to...

Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod crew recounts Hurricane Harvey response one year later

Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod crew recounts Hurricane Harvey response one year later
A runway with Coast Guard helicopters responding to search and rescue calls resulting from Hurricane Harvey is viewed from the cockpit of a deployed Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Simon Greene. BOSTON — Members of Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, including two pilots and a rescue swimmer, give firsthand accounts of the the Hurricane Harvey rescue efforts. Hurricane...

Coast Guard Academy cadet presents at TEDxYale event

Cadet Evan Twarog gave a presentation on crisis mapping and using social media for Coast Guard applications during the final round of the student competition during the TEDxYale: Uncharted event March 3, 2018. The event highlighted nine featured speakers and five student speakers who presented their exploration of the uncharted. During Hurricane Harvey, Twarog contributed to the Coast Guard’s “crisis...

Cutter Forward returns to Portsmouth after multiple hurricane response deployment

Cutter Forward returns to Portsmouth after multiple hurricane response deployment
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Forward loads stores in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Sept. 19, 2017, in preparation for deployment to San Juan, Puerto Rico.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Forward returned to Portsmouth Monday after a 60-day patrol conducting hurricane response and relief efforts across the Gulf of Mexico, Florida Keys and the Caribbean Sea. The...

Coast Guard and Local Agencies Remove Vessels Damaged by Hurricane Harvey

Coast Guard and Local Agencies Remove Vessels Damaged by Hurricane Harvey
A house boat that was displaced and damaged by Hurricane Harvey in the Key Allegro community at Rockport, Texas U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Valerie Higdon. Members of the Texas General Land Office and Coast Guard oversaw the removal of a 57,000 pound house boat measuring 60 feet in length that was displaced and damaged by Hurricane Harvey in the Key Allegro community at Rockport,...

Coast Guard and Local Agencies Remove Vessels  Damaged by Hurricane Harvey

Coast Guard and Local Agencies Remove Vessels  Damaged by Hurricane Harvey
The Coast Guard and the Texas General Land Office have been fully integrated into a Unified Command with the mission assignment of removing displaced or partially submerged vessels as a result of Hurricane Harvey. Coast Guard Atlantic Strike Team Safety Officer Ed Primeau, and Craig Groman, a safety officer from Incident Management Assist Team discuss safety aspects of the vessel removal operations...

Vessel recovery continues in wake of Hurricane Harvey

Vessel recovery continues in wake of Hurricane Harvey
Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Anthony Bemis, a Damage Control Specialist with the Gulf Strike Team, and Frank McDaniel, an Advanced Response Officer with the Texas General Land Office, discuss vessel removal operations in the community of Key Allegro in Rockport, Texas, on Oct. 15, 2017. The Coast Guard and the Texas General Land Office have been fully integrated into a Unified Command with the...

Coast Guard and Texas GLO refloat large fishing boat displaced by Harvey

Coast Guard and Texas GLO refloat large fishing boat displaced by Harvey
James Dueñes of Texas General Land Office, Pete Jobes of Global Marine Diving and Salvage, and Petty Officer 2nd Class Jessye Buswell from Sector Lake Michigan, discuss future operations to remove fuel and float a sunken vessel damaged from Hurricane Harvey at Conn Brown Harbor, Aransas Pass, Texas Oct. 3, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Valerie Higdon. by Petty Officer 3rd...