Coast Guard suspends search off New Smyrna Beach

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard suspended its search for two possible missing boaters 15 miles east of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., Sunday afternoon.

Coast Guard responds to distress call off New Smyrna Beach

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard is responding to a distress call 15 miles east of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., Saturday afternoon.

Coast Guard and Florida National Guard to hold chemical response training

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard and the Florida National Guard’s 44th Civil Support Team will take part in a joint training exercise aboard Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville located in Mayport, Fla., today at 2 p.m.

Sector Jacksonville names 2009 active duty and reserve Enlisted Person’s of the Year

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville has selected two Guardians as the 2009 active duty and reserve Enlisted Person’s of the Year.

Coast Guard suspends search for source of multiple flares near Ponce de Leon Inlet

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for the source of multiple flares reported east of New Smyrna Beach.

Coast Guard responding to multiple flares off the coast of New Smyrna Beach

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. – The Coast Guard is responding to multiple flares approximately 10 to 30-miles off the coast of New Smyrna Beach.

Coast Guard announces selection of new Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Reserve Force

Washington – Admiral Thad Allen, Commandant of the Coast Guard, has announced the selection of BMCM Mark H. Allen as the next Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Reserve Force. He will relieve MCPO-CGRF Jeffrey D. Smith during a change of watch ceremony on May 15 at the Coast Guard Telecommunication and Information Systems Command located in Alexandria, Virginia.

Three Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville units awarded for meritorious service

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Three Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville units were awarded the Coast Guard Meritorious Unit Commendation Medal, Monday at Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville. Rear Adm. Steve Branham, commander, Seventh Coast Guard District, presented the three Meritorious Unit Commendation Medals. The medal is awarded to any unit of the Coast Guard which has distinguished itself by either valorous...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 160 miles off Cape Canaveral

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The Coast Guard medically evacuated a fisherman from a commercial fishing vessel about 160 miles east of Cape Canaveral Tuesday at approximately 1:30 p.m.