Coast Guard Capt. James Hanzalik Replaces Capt. Roger Laferriere as Incident Commander for Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS- Capt. Roger Laferriere, Louisiana Incident Commander for the Deepwater Horizon Response, has returned to California to resume his role as Commander of Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach after a 60-day deployment. Capt. James Hanzalik, the 8th District Chief of Response has assumed the role of Incident Commander.

Coast Guardsman Rescues Man Trapped in Burning Car

DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. – At approximately 11 a.m. today, US Coast Guard Lt. Kenneth Wayne Miller, along with several other good Samaritans freed a man trapped in a burning vehicle on the Dauphin Island Bridge.

Air Station Los Angeles medevacs woman from Catalina Island

LOS ANGELES – A Coast Guard crew from Air Station Los Angeles medically evacuated a woman in need of medical attention from Catalina Island, Calif., early Wednesday morning.