Coast Guard to launch Camden County Junior Leadership Program

CAMDEN COUNTY, N.C. – The Coast Guard and U.S. Rep. Walter B. Jones are scheduled to inaugurate the nation’s second Coast Guard Junior Leadership Program at 11 a.m. Monday at Camden County’s CamTech High School auditorium.

Coast Guard responds to sunken vessel at Little Creek Marina

NORFOLK, Va. – Coast Guard and Norfolk Fire Rescue crews responded to a report of a sunken vessel at Little Creek Marina this morning.

Virginia Beach man indicted for making false distress signal

NORFOLK, Va. – Neil H. MacBride, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, announced that a Norfolk federal grand jury has indicted Larry L. Deffenbaugh, 58, formerly of Virginia Beach, Va., Friday, for making a false distress signal to the United States Coast Guard.

Coast Guard to host joint agency law enforcement open house for mariners

CHINCOTEAGUE ISLAND, Va. – The Coast Guard base on Chincoteague Island is scheduled to host an event for mariners to come and meet locally based federal and state law enforcement officers March 10 at 6:30 p.m.

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Boaters on York River

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Coast Guard crews suspended their search for two missing men on the York River at 6:24 p.m. Thursday.

Coast Guard continues to monitor and investigate diesel spill in Norfolk, Va.

NORFOLK, Va. – Coast Guard investigators from Sector Hampton Roads in Portsmouth, Va., are monitoring the response to a diesel spill from a tug boat that capsized in the 6M Dominion Terminal Yard near the Campostella Bridge in Norfolk Monday.

Coast Guard, MIRT to host 4th annual Search and Rescue Forum

HAMPTON, Va. – The Coast Guard, the Virginia Port Authority’s Maritime Incident Response Team, Coast Guard Auxiliary, state and local law enforcement agencies and first responders are scheduled to participate in a three-day long forum involving marine search and rescue training, exercises, and classroom discussion Wednesday through Friday at the Hampton Dockmaster’s Facility in Hampton.

Coast Guard monitoring diesel spill in Norfolk, Va.

NORFOLK, Va. – Coast Guard investigators from Sector Hampton Roads in Portsmouth, Va., are monitoring the response to a diesel spill from a tug boat that capsized in Lyons Shipyard east of Harbor Park in Norfolk Monday.

Coast Guard commences ice breaking in Chesapeake Bay

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard has commenced icebreaking operations in an effort to maintain safe and navigable waterways in and around the Port of Baltimore.