Coast Guard, Air Force unite for Great American Teach-In at Pinellas County schools

Coast Guard, Air Force unite for Great American Teach-In at Pinellas County schools
Service members take a moment for group photo Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at the Cross Bayou Elementary School during the fourth annual Great American Teach-In – Tour Across Pinellas.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael De Nyse) PINELLAS PARK, Fla. — Service members stationed at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg and MacDill Air Force Base spoke at numerous Pinellas County...

Coast Guard Searching for Missing Kayaker Near Gadsden Point in Tampa

USCG File Photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Coast Guard is searching for a missing kayaker approximately one mile south of Gadsden Point, in Tampa, Fla., Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg recived a call at about 4:30 p.m. Saturday from a Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office marine unit reporting that they had found Wes Powell, 31, on a kayak tied to a buoy...

Coast Guard port security units to deploy for Haiti relief efforts

CLEARWATER, Fla. – More than 118 members from multiple Coast Guard Port Security Units across the country are scheduled to deploy to Haiti Saturday afternoon from MacDill Air Force Base, in Tampa, Fla., to assist with Haiti relief efforts.