Coast Guardsmen deliver toys to children in Naguabo, Puerto Rico

Coast Guardsmen deliver toys to children in Naguabo, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Butnor, of the Hurricane Maria ESF-10 Puerto Rico response, hands out a toy to a child during a toy drive, Naguabo, Puerto Rico, Dec. 23, 2017. Volunteers at the event included Coast Guard members who are stationed in San Juan, and members deployed on the island for the Hurricane Maria ESF-10 Puerto Rico response. The event with Proyecto Esparciendo AMOR benefited...

Coast Guard Cutter Legare Returns from Operation Unified Resolve Patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Legare Returns from Operation Unified Resolve Patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Legare file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Legare returned to Portsmouth on Sunday after completing a 45-day deployment to the Caribbean Sea in support of Operation Unified Resolve. Operation Unified Resolve is a combined effort between Joint Interagency Task Force South, the Coast Guard and international partners in the Caribbean region to interdict vessels smuggling...

Crews accelerate vessel salvage operations in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

Crews accelerate vessel salvage operations in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria
Members of the unified Hurricane Maria ESF-10 response assess grounded vessels slated for removal in Salinas, Puerto Rico, Dec. 19, 2017.   (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lisa Ferdinando) SAN JUAN – The Hurricane Maria ESF-10 Puerto Rico response team continued Wednesday assessing and removing storm-ravaged vessels from targeted sites throughout the island. Crews conducted boater...

Hurricane Maria response crews assess grounded vessels in Salinas, Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria response crews assess grounded vessels in Salinas, Puerto Rico
Members of the unified Hurricane Maria ESF-10 response assess grounded vessels slated for removal in Salinas, Puerto Rico, Dec. 19, 2017. The team was composed of members of the Coast Guard, an Environmental Protection Agency contractor and local salvage crews, all working in the ESF-10 effort to remove the boats that were stranded in the hurricane. The ESF-10 is offering no-cost options for removing...

Hurricane Maria response crews in Puerto Rico move wrecked vessel off crane barge

Hurricane Maria response crews in Puerto Rico move wrecked vessel off crane barge
Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Karen Aquino, with the Hurricane Maria ESF-10 Puerto Rico response, observes a wrecked vessel from Hurricane Maria being moved off a crane barge for transport to the waste stream, Puerto del Rey Marina, Fajardo, Puerto Rico, Dec. 15, 2017. The ESF-10 is offering no-cost options for removing vessels damaged by Hurricane Maria; affected boat owners are asked to call the...

Hurricane Maria salvage crews remove wrecked boat from road in Fajardo, Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria salvage crews remove wrecked boat from road in Fajardo, Puerto Rico
Local salvage crews, working in support of the Hurricane Maria ESF-10 Puerto Rico mission, used a crane barge to remove a vessel wrecked in Hurricane Maria, Fajardo, Puerto Rico, Dec. 16, 2017. The ESF-10 is offering no-cost options for removing vessels stranded by Hurricane Maria; affected boat owners are asked to call the Vessel Owner Outreach Hotline at (786) 521-3900. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by...

Crews accelerate vessel salvage operations in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

Crews accelerate vessel salvage operations in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria
A sailboat wrecked in Hurricane Maria is removed by crane from the shoreline, through the Hurricane Maria ESF-10 Puerto Rico response, Las Croabas, Puerto Rico, Dec. 13, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lisa Ferdinando) SAN JUAN – Crews from Hurricane Maria ESF-10 Puerto Rico added to the count of recovered vessels today while working in Las Croabas. Teams lifted two sunken...

Hurricane Maria response crews assess damaged vessel in Cataño, Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria response crews assess damaged vessel in Cataño, Puerto Rico
Local salvage teams, working in support of the Hurricane Maria ESF-10 Puerto Rico response, assess removal options for a vessel wrecked in Hurricane Maria, Cataño, Puerto Rico, Dec. 10, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lisa Ferdinando) The ESF-10 mission is offering no-cost options for removing vessels stranded by Hurricane Maria; affected boat owners are asked to call the...

Hurricane Maria Response Crews Conduct Vessel Owner Outreach in Culebra, Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria Response Crews Conduct Vessel Owner Outreach in Culebra, Puerto Rico
Team members with the Hurricane Maria ESF-10 Puerto Rico assess distressed vessels, locate boat owners, and evaluate possible environmental concerns surrounding salvage operations, Culebra, Puerto Rico, Dec. 8, 2017. The team that visited the marina included representatives from the U.S. Coast Guard, Environmental Protection Agency, and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The ESF-10 mission...