Captain Robert J. Paulison awarded prestigious OSPRA award

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Captain Robert J. Paulison, commander of Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi, was awarded the Texas General Land Office’s prestigious 2009 Oil Spill Prevention and Response Act Award April 2, 2010.

Sector Corpus Christi to hold change of command ceremony

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi will hold a change of command ceremony at 10 a.m. June 17, 2010, at Hangar 41 located at Air Station Corpus Christi.

Coast Guard restricts Norwegian-flagged Wilmina from U.S. ports for three years

Washington – The Coast Guard announced today it is restricting the Norwegian-flagged Wilmina from U.S. ports for three years due to several marine environment-related offenses.

Station South Padre Island to host open house for National Safe Boating Week

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas – Coast Guard Station South Padre Island will host an open house to celebrate National Safe Boating Week on South Padre Island Saturday, May 22, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Coast Guard rescues 80-year-old woman trapped in her home by flash flood

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard rescued an 80-year-old woman trapped in her home due to flash flooding near Corpus Christi Friday evening.

Coast Guard and good Samaritan respond to capsized vessel in Nueces Bay

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – A good Samaritan rescued three people and the Coast Guard recovered a fourth person who was unresponsive after a pleasure craft capsized in the Nueces Bay, Saturday night.

Coast Guard conducts medevac of man with severed leg

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard conducted a medevac of a man from an oil rig supply vessel 27 miles offshore of Corpus Christi, Friday afternoon.

Coast Guard Responds to Barge Explosion

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Coast Guard crews are responding to a barge explosion that occurred at Superior Docks in Ingleside, Thursday.

Coast Guard searching for man who fell from Harbor Bridge

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard is searching for a man who reportedly fell from the Harbor Bridge in Corpus Christi Tuesday evening.