Coast Guard holds hurricane preparedness seminar in Opa-Locka

Coast Guard holds hurricane preparedness seminar in Opa-Locka
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Jason Vanderhaden speaks to Coast Guard members and their dependents about hurricane preparedness at Coast Guard Air Station Miami, July 10, 2018.  Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. When some people think of the Coast Guard, the first thing that may come to mind is response. After all, one of the biggest things the Coast Guard...

Coast Guard urges preparedness for 2018 hurricane season

Coast Guard urges preparedness for 2018 hurricane season
MIAMI — The Coast Guard reminds the public and mariners to prepare for the 2018 hurricane season. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to Nov. 30, with the peak occurring between mid-August and late October. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center is forecasting a 75 percent chance the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season will be near or above normal....

Coast Guard conducts cliff, vertical surface rescues in preparation for hurricane season

Coast Guard conducts cliff, vertical surface rescues in preparation for hurricane season
Coast Guard helicopter crews conduct cliff and vertical surface rescue scenarios April 29 and 30, 2015, at Harbor Island, near Port Aransas, Texas, in preparation for the upcoming hurricane season. U.S. Coast Guard photoCORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard helicopter crews conducted cliff and vertical surface rescue scenarios Wednesday and Thursday at Harbor Island, near Port Aransas, in preparation...

From the Bridge Wing 9-3-2013

From the Bridge Wing 9-3-2013
Official Blogs Ready Coast Guard: Are You Prepared? – Coast Guard All Hands blog As our nation’s first responders, we handle emergencies and help people every day. But what if disaster strikes close to home? Floods, earthquakes, widespread power outages, chemical releases or other emergencies have the potential to impact millions of people, including our own families, for days at a time....

Navy, Coast Guard join forces to prepare for hurricane season

Navy, Coast Guard join forces to prepare for hurricane season
HONOLULU — Navy Region Hawaii and Coast Guard Sector Honolulu signed a memorandum of understanding that ensures the safety of commercial vessels that would be instrumental to sustaining public health and safety for the citizens of Hawaii, May 31. This MOU specifically permits pre-identified commercial vessels essential for reconstituting Honolulu Harbor to seek safe anchorage in Pearl Harbor during...

Coast Guard stresses awareness during hurricane season

HONOLULU – The Coast Guard is urging mariners and residents to begin planning and preparing for the 2010 Hurricane Season, which started Tuesday. National hurricane preparedness is a shared responsibility. Government agencies have a responsibility to alert citizens and respond to those in distress. Those in the path of an approaching storm have a responsibility to stay alert, heed warnings and ensure...

RADM Landry Resumes Role at Eighth District Commander

ROBERT, La. – Rear Admiral Mary Landry, Federal On-Scene Coordinator for the BP oil spill response, will rotate back to her role as Commander of the Eighth Coast Guard District, June 1, to ensure continuity of leadership during the 2010 Hurricane Season.

Coast Guard, National Weather Service urge 2010 hurricane preparedness

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary and National Weather Service are urging Hampton Roads mariners and residents to begin planning and preparing for the 2010 Atlantic Hurricane Season, which starts June 1.

Coast Guard urges safety during upcoming hurricane season

MIAMI – The Coast Guard urges mariners and residents living along the coast to plan ahead and prepare for the 2009 Atlantic Hurricane Season, which starts Monday.