Chincoteague Coast Guard personnel meet with Coast Guard Bronze Star recipient and WWII veteran

Chincoteague Coast Guard personnel meet with Coast Guard Bronze Star recipient and WWII veteran
Senior Chief Petty Officer Aric Deuel, presents Richard Smith, Coast Guard Bronze Star recipient and WWII veteran, with an honorary plaque on behalf of ANT Chincoteague, Station Chincoteague, and Sector Field Office Eastern Shore personnel Monday, April 27, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn) CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. — The Coast Guard met with a WWII veteran Monday...

Coast Guard rescues personal watercraft operator in Chincoteague Bay

CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. — Coast Guard crews from Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., and Station Chincoteague rescued a personal watercraft operator, in Chincoteague Bay, Wednesday morning. Coast Guard watchstanders at Station Chincoteague received notification at approximately 8 p.m. Tuesday from a friend stating that Thomas Baty was overdue and possibly out of gas. Baty had gone out on his personnel watercraft...

Coast Guard to patrol during Chincoteague Pony Swim

CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. – Coast Guard Station Chincoteague boat crewmembers will assist the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Department in establishing a security zone during the 85th Annual Chincoteague Pony Swim, July 28.

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 and EMS rescue 2 near Chincoteague Swing Bridge

CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. – The Coast Guard along with local emergency medical service personnel rescue two people in the water under Chincoteague Swing Bridge late Friday night.

Coast Guard responds grounded vessel near Chincoteague Inlet

CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. – The Coast Guard assisted three crewmembers of a recreational vessel that ran aground Monday near Chincoteague Inlet.

Coast Guard to provide security zone for NASA rocket launch on Wallops Island, Va.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard will set and maintain a security zone in the vicinity of Wallops Island, Va., for a NASA rocket launch scheduled for Friday morning. Coast Guard Station Chincoteague, Va., will provide three boat crews to be located at the outbound portion of inlet buoys and at locations approximately 10-miles offshore. The crews will intercept and/or notify any vessels within...

Coast Guard maintains security at Chincoteague Pony Swim

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Coast Guardsmen aboard the new 23-foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water response boat, enforce a safety zone around wild horses from Assateague Island, Va., at the 83rd Annual Pony Swim in Chincoteague, Va., Wednesday, July 30, 2008. The Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary, and Virginia Marine Resources Commission were all present to enforce safety laws regarding...

Coast Guard Station Chincoteague Rescues Boaters

PORTSMOUTH, VA. – A 23-foot rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station Chincoteague, Va., rescued two mariners in distress in the midst of poor weather conditions today A call for assistance came into Accomack County, Va., emergency services at approximately 4:55 p.m., reporting a disabled boat and Jet Ski in Chincoteague Bay just north of the Greenbackville, Va., harbor. Station Chincoteague...