Coast Guard increases presence in National Capital Region for Global Nuclear Security Summit

BALTIMORE – Local citizens and visitors will begin seeing an increased Coast Guard presence on the water April 12 and April 13 as units of Coast Guard Station Washington, D.C., begin operating an increased patrol schedule during the Global Nuclear Security Summit throughout the National Capital Region.

Coast Guard, others rescue 3 in Potomac River

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard along boat crews from Washington, D.C. Fire Department, D.C. Police Department, Prince George County Police Department and Alexandria Fire Department rescued three people from a boat in the Potomac River near the Naval Research Laboratory Sunday.

Coast Guard rescues 5 people, dog in the Potomac River

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard rescued five people and one dog after their vessel reportedly became disabled and adrift near Marshall Hall in the Potomac River Monday.

PATCOM: Tip of the spear for maritime security during inauguration

A blast of cold air from the Potomac River rips through the line of tents causing their fabric to flutter and people to pull the collars of their coats a little higher. The buzz of aircraft temporarily drown out all noise and Coast Guard boats can be seen patrolling the waterways. These elements are just part of the job for the men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard as they take on the mission of waterway...

Coast Guard searching for missing diver

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard is searching this evening for a diver that reportedly went missing in the Potomac River. The Coast Guard received a report at about 3 p.m. that a diver with the Fairfax County State Police Marine Unit went missing during a training mission near Gunston Cove in the Potomac River just south of Fort Belvoir, Va.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater

BALTIMORE (D5 Public Affairs) – The Coast Guard suspended its search today for a missing boater in the Potomac River near Craney Island, Md. Rescue crews from Coast Guard Station Washington, D.C., Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City N.J., the Maryland Natural Resource Police and Charles County searched 732 miles for the man who had been reported overdue Monday. “The Coast Guard encourages...