Coast Guard Flood Punt Team responds to Hurricane Harvey

Coast Guard Flood Punt Team responds to Hurricane Harvey
Coast Guard Petty Officers 3rd Class Eric Gordon and Gavin Kershaw pilot a 16-foot flood punt boat while checking for distressed residents of a flooded neighborhood in Friendswood, Texas, Aug. 29, 2017. The flood punt team from Marine Safety Unit Paducah, Kentucky, reported to the greater Houston area on Aug. 25 and have rescued over 850 people. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne...

Coast Guard lifts security zones after completion of Republican National Convention in Tampa

Coast Guard lifts security zones after completion of Republican National Convention in Tampa
TAMPA, Fla. — Capt. Sheryl Dickinson, the Coast Guard captain of the port, has suspended the 22 security zones Friday, that were put in place for the Republic National Convention. The s were lifted at 12 p.m. and all barriers that were placed in the security zones have been removed. Specialized units from around the country supported the week-long waterside security operations, which protected 18...

Paducah Coast Guard Responds to Report of Missing Person from Casino Boat

PADUCAH, Ky. – U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Paducah responded to and is investigating the fatality of a patron onboard a Harrah’s Casino vessel.