Coast Guard rescues stranded boaters near Egg Island Point, NJ

Coast Guard rescues stranded boaters near Egg Island Point, NJ
A Coast Guard helicopter aircrew from Air Station Atlantic City poses for a photograph alongside the three boaters they rescued from a grounded skiff near Egg Island Point, New Jersey, Oct. 17, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard rescued three boaters from a grounded skiff near Egg Island Point, New Jersey, Wednesday. The boaters notified the Coast Guard they were stranded...

Coast Guard assists NOAA in response to entangled whale near Santa Cruz

Coast Guard assists NOAA in response to entangled whale near Santa Cruz
Coast Guard Cutter Hawksbill assists NOAA personnel with the disentanglement of a whale three miles southwest of Santa Cruz, Oct. 15, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard assisted National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration personnel in locating an entangled whale and assisting in its safe disentanglement near Santa Cruz, Monday. NOAA personnel contacted Coast Guard...

Coast Guard, CBIG authorities seize $30 million in cocaine off Luquillo, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard, CBIG authorities seize $30 million in cocaine off Luquillo, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley crewmembers with a seized cocaine shipment in Puerto Rico, following the interdiction of a drug smuggling go-fast boat Oct. 13, 2018 off Luquillo, Puerto Rico.  SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard and Caribbean Border Interagency Group (CBIG) law enforcement authorities seized 2,324 pounds of cocaine, worth an estimated $30 million, following the interdiction...

Coast Guard searching for 2 children in the water near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard searching for 2 children in the water near Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for two children in the water near 17th Street and Seawall Boulevard in Galveston, Texas. At approximately 6:30 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report of two males, ages 16-years-old and 11-years-old, in the water near the jetties at 17th Street and Seawall...

Coast Guard rescues man stuck in mud in the Francis Marion National Forest

Coast Guard rescues man stuck in mud in the Francis Marion National Forest
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued a man Saturday night who had become stuck in mud in the Francis Marion National Forest. Rescued was Lemeul Garrison, 42. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a call at approximately 9 p.m. from Berkeley County Police Department and South Carolina Department of Natural Resources requesting assistance with extracting a man stuck...

Coast Guard holds open house event for students in Miami

Coast Guard holds open house event for students in Miami
Members of Air Station Miami show to middle school students the interior of a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter at Air Station Miami Friday, Oct, 12, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Erik Villa Rodriguez. MIAMI — The Coast Guard held an open house event Friday at Coast Guard Air Station Miami for local high school, middle school and Navy JROTC students. More than 1,100 students were present during the...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Wassaw Sound, Georgia

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Wassaw Sound, Georgia
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard assisted two boaters Friday after their vessel began taking on water near Wassaw Sound, Georgia. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Charleston received a distress relay at 5:02 p.m. from Tow Boat U.S. stating an 18-foot vessel was taking on water with two people aboard. A Coast Guard Station Tybee Island 29-foot...

Cutter Active returns to Port Angeles, $87 million worth of cocaine seized

Cutter Active returns to Port Angeles, $87 million worth of cocaine seized
An aircrew and a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Air Station Port Angeles prepares to land on the Coast Guard Cutter Active’s flight deck during a counter-drug patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua Wood. PORT ANGELES, Wash. — Coast Guard Cutter Active returned home Friday following a 50-day counter-drug deployment to the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman off Maui

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman off Maui
An Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew medevacs a 62-year-old mariner off a fishing vessel 82-miles north of Kahului, Maui, Oct. 10, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Barbers Point) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard successfully medevaced a 62-year-old mariner off a fishing vessel 82-miles north of Kahului, Wednesday. “Our trained crews and hoist-capable aircraft...