Coast Guard coordinates joint-agency rescue of 5 people from seaplane 460 miles off NC

Coast Guard coordinates joint-agency rescue of 5 people from seaplane 460 miles off NC
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard coordinated the rescue of five persons from a seaplane, which had to make an emergency landing, approximately 460 miles east southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, Saturday. The seaplane left Elizabeth City, North Carolina, early Saturday morning and was forced to make the emergency landing after striking an object during take-off, which damaged the aircraft’s...

12 Coast Guardsmen receive Navy Combat Action Ribbon

12 Coast Guardsmen receive Navy Combat Action Ribbon
Vice Adm. Karl Schultz, Coast Guard Atlantic Area commander, presents 12 Coast Guardsmen assigned to the Maritime Security Response Team with the Navy Combat Action Ribbon in Chesapeake, Va., Nov. 8, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Adam Stanton. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Twelve Coast Guardsmen assigned to the Maritime Security Response Team in Chesapeake were presented with the...