Great Lakes Coast Guardsmen contribute to successful nationwide Operation Dry Water campaign

Great Lakes Coast Guardsmen contribute to successful nationwide Operation Dry Water campaign
CLEVELAND — Coast Guardsmen from throughout the Coast Guard 9th District, which encompasses the entire Great Lakes region, removed 11 boaters operating under the influence of alcohol during the national campaign known as Operation Dry Water, June 28 to 30, 2013. Operation Dry Water, a nation-wide annual boating-under-the-influence awareness and enforcement campaign, addresses the issue of drunk...

Coast Guard units kickoff Operation Dry Water

Coast Guard units kickoff Operation Dry Water
ST. LOUIS — Coast Guard units and partner agencies will be increasing their presence on Lake Carlyle, Ill., in support of Operation Dry Water, June 28-30. Operation Dry Water is an annual nationwide campaign during which federal, state and local maritime agencies take to the water to educate boaters and raise awareness that it is unsafe, as well as illegal, to operate a boat under the influence...

Coast Guard, maritime enforcement agencies team up for Operation Dry Water

Coast Guard, maritime enforcement agencies team up for Operation Dry Water
CLEVELAND — Coast Guard units and partnering maritime enforcement agencies will be increasing their presence on waterways across the Great Lakes in support of Operation Dry Water, Friday through Sunday. Operation Dry Water is an annual, nationwide campaign during which federal, state and local law enforcement agencies take to the water to educate boaters and raise awareness that it is unsafe,...

Coast Guard, FWC gear up for 2013 Operation Dry Water

Coast Guard, FWC gear up for 2013 Operation Dry Water
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Coast Guard crews in the area are scheduled to assist the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to provide an increased presence on the water Friday through Sunday in support of Operation Dry Water. Operation Dry Water 2013 is an annual nationwide campaign focused on enforcement of boating under the influence laws and educating boaters of the risks of operating...

Coast Guard units gear up for Operation Dry Water

Coast Guard units gear up for Operation Dry Water
HOUSTON — Coast Guard units and partnering maritime agencies will be increasing their presence in areas with heavy recreational boat traffic in support of Operation Dry Water, June 22-24, 2012. Operation Dry Water is an annual nationwide campaign during which federal, state and local maritime agencies take to the water to educate boaters and raise awareness that it is unsafe, as well as illegal,...

Coast Guard to host multi-agency training in St. Ignace, Mich.

CLEVELAND – The U.S. Coast Guard is scheduled to host a tactical boat operators course in cooperation with the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators Boat Operations and Training (B.O.A.T.) program, offshore U.S. Coast Guard Station St. Ignace, Mich., the week of July 11-15, 2011. The training does not involve live-fire exercises. Fifteen boat crewmembers from eight Coast...

Marine law enforcement officials set to crackdown on impaired boaters

HONOLULU – The Coast Guard, in coordination with the State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources and State of Hawaii Department Of Transportation Harbors Division, will be participating in the third annual nationwide, multi-agency Boating Under the Influence (BUI) education, detection and enforcement campaign this summer. The Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary are expanding this...

Retired Coast Guard Master Chief Petty Officer receives President’s Award

LEXINGTON, Ky. – A retired U.S. Coast Guard Master Chief Petty Officer received the President’s Award from the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) at its 50th annual meeting in Corpus Christis, Texas, Sept. 26-30, 2009.