Coast Guard leads joint-service Cold Water Ice Dive course

Coast Guard leads joint-service Cold Water Ice Dive course
Petty Officer 1st Class Chris Hall and Rear Admiral John Nadeau at the bottom of the pool at Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center in Panama City, Fla. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by DV1 Michael Garst) LITTLE FALLS, Minn. – U.S. Coast Guard personnel will be leading a joint-service Cold Water Ice Diving course from Jan. 31 through Feb. 11 at Camp Ripley. This intensive, high-risk training course...

Underwater Guardians – following the call of the deep

Story by Petty Officer 3rd Class Henry G. Dunphy Nimble U.S. Coast Guard boats cut through the water alongside a Navy ship transiting into port, providing an armed escort in a crowded channel. This is a common sight in many harbors around the world. What the casual observer may not know is that, long before the incoming ship reaches the harbor, there was another team of Coast Guardsmen working in the...