Coast Guard Sector Baltimore hosts 5th annual Search and Rescue Conference

BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard hosted the 5th annual Search and Rescue Conference, Friday at the Coast Guard Yard to improve cooperation between search and rescue agencies in the upper Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac River. The conference was held as an open forum for agencies to explain their own policies when it comes to handling a distress call and establish the best practices between them. It also...

Coast Guard hosts 4th annual Search and Rescue Conference

Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Robert BrazzellBALTIMORE – The Coast Guard hosted the 2011 Search and Rescue Conference at Coast Guard Sector Baltimore to improve cooperation between search and rescue agencies in the upper Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac River, Friday. Approximately 100 members from the Coast Guard, Maryland Natural Resources Police, Maryland State Police, and supervisors from...