Coast Guard, partner agencies conduct mass rescue exercise off San Diego coast

Coast Guard, partner agencies conduct mass rescue exercise off San Diego coast
Coast Guard members from Sector San Diego and partnership agencies conduct mass rescue exercises off the San Diego coast Sept. 14, 2021.  (U. S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Adam Stanton) SAN DIEGO — Coast Guard personnel, San Diego and Los Angeles county lifeguards, harbor police, emergency response organizations and first responders conducted a mass rescue exercise off the San...

Coast Guard, partners conduct mass rescue tabletop exercise in Saipan

Coast Guard, partners conduct mass rescue tabletop exercise in Saipan
U.S. Coast Guard Station Apra Harbor participates in a coordinated a Mass Rescue Operations (MRO) exercise for emergency responders in Saipan, Sept. 18, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Sector Guam) SAIPAN, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands — U.S. Coast Guard Sector Guam coordinated a Mass Rescue Operation (MRO) tabletop exercise for emergency responders in Saipan, Sept. 18. The day-long...

DC area agencies to conduct mass rescue exercise off National Harbor

DC area agencies to conduct mass rescue exercise off National Harbor
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Coast Guard and about a dozen other federal, state, and local agencies are participating in a mass rescue exercise Tuesday, conducting mock rescues of people in the water from a staged boating incident near the National Harbor. “No single agency can respond to a large-scale mass rescue,” said Lt. Cmdr. Grant Johnson, the coordinator for the exercise from Coast Guard Sector...

Joint Interagency mass rescue exercise conducted successfully on Kauai

Joint Interagency mass rescue exercise conducted successfully on Kauai
Two 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crews await further instructions in Hanamaulu Bay, Hawaii, April 26, 2019, during a mass rescue exercise.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sara Muir) LIHUE, Hawaii — The Coast Guard, Kauai Fire Department, HDOT Airports Division, HDOT Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting Section, Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services, Kauai Police Department, American Medical...

Interagency mass rescue exercise to take place on Kauai Friday

Interagency mass rescue exercise to take place on Kauai Friday
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Kauai Fire Department, HDOT Airports Division, HDOT Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting Section, Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services, Kauai Police Department, American Medical Response, and Wilcox Medical Center are scheduled to conduct a full-scale mass rescue exercise Friday, April 26,...

Multiple agencies to participate in maritime mass rescue exercise in Elizabeth River

Multiple agencies to participate in maritime mass rescue exercise in Elizabeth River
PORTSMOUTH, Va — Personnel from the Coast Guard, Navy, state of Virginia, and local emergency response organizations are scheduled to conduct mass rescue exercise in the Elizabeth River Tuesday. The purpose of the exercise is to improve coordination, communication, and response techniques among the participating agencies during a mass rescue event by simulating an evacuation of 90 passengers aboard...

Coast Guard, partner agencies to hold mass rescue exercise in Milwaukee

Coast Guard, partner agencies to hold mass rescue exercise in Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE – The Coast Guard and more than 20 federal, state and local agencies will conduct a full-scale, mass rescue and recovery exercise at multiple locations near the Milwaukee waterfront and on Lake Michigan Thursday. Events will take place at different locations, including McKinley Marina, General Mitchell Airport and in the city of Cudahy. The Coast Guard, Milwaukee County, and the city...

Multi-agency full-scale mass-rescue exercise in Waiska Bay, Michigan

Multi-agency full-scale mass-rescue exercise in Waiska Bay, Michigan
SAULT STE MARIE, Michigan – The Coast Guard is teaming up with members from two dozen agencies for a full-scale  in Waiska Bay in Brimley, Michigan, Saturday. The joint exercise involves a simulated aircraft crash into Waiska Bay near Bay Mills Point, designed to test coordinated emergency response and provides the participating agencies the opportunity to evaluate the coordination between multi-agency...

Coast Guard, local agencies participate in Charleston mass rescue exercise

Coast Guard, local agencies participate in Charleston mass rescue exercise
Response boats from the Coast Guard and Charleston Fire Department retrieve injured passengers, simulated by training mannequins in Charleston Harbor. (U.S. photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Anthony Soto.) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard and local agencies in and around the Charleston area joined forces for a joint, mass rescue exercise in Charleston Harbor, Wednesday. More than 90 people were...