Coast Guard to enforce security zone on Willamette River, participate in Rose Festival

Coast Guard to enforce security zone on Willamette River, participate in Rose Festival
A Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team boat crew plies the waters of the Willamette River in downtown Portland during the arrival of the Rose Festival fleet during the 2004 Parade of Ships.  USCG photo by PAC Keith Alholm PORTLAND, Ore. — The Coast Guard will be enforcing a security zone along the Willamette River between the Hawthorne and Steel Bridges, in support of the Rose Festival...

Coast Guard schedule to participate in annual Rose Festival in Portland

Coast Guard schedule to participate in annual Rose Festival in Portland
Coast Guard File Photo by Petty Officer Shawn Eggert PORTLAND, Ore. – Three Coast Guard cutter crews and an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew are scheduled to participate in the annual Portland Rose Festival Fleet Week, June 7 to 11. The Coast Guard Cutters Alert, Bluebell and Orcas are participating in the annual Parade of Ships and will be open for free public tours while the helicopter crew will conduct...

Coast Guard crews gear up for Rose Fest Fleet Week

By Petty Officer Shawn Eggert Two Coast Guard 25-foot response boat crews met under the damp, gray sky of Portland, Ore., Friday. Their mission: to enforce a security zone around a small vessel carrying a couple of old guys. Their weapons: some fast boats, empty rifles and a few rubber shotguns. After a week of Response Boat Tactics, Techniques and Procedures training, all the pieces were in place...