Coast Guard suspends 11-day search for missing 82-year-old man along East Coast

Coast Guard suspends 11-day search for missing 82-year-old man along East Coast
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday evening for an 82-year-old man who went missing while transiting from Maryland to Florida. On Oct. 24, a family member notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads that she had lost contact with Hugh Blankenship during his voyage. He was last seen on Oct. 23 departing Rudee...

Republic of Georgia Ambassador to visit Coast Guard Cutter Dallas

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Georgian Ambassador Batu Kutelia is scheduled to meet with the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Dallas, Friday at 12:45 p.m., to express appreciation from the people of Georgia for the crew’s humanitarian aid efforts to the Republic of Georgia.

Coast Guard Cutter Dallas delivers aid to Georgia

BAT’UMI, Republic of Georgia – The Coast Guard Cutter Dallas pulled into port on Wednesday delivering humanitarian relief supplies as part of Operation Assured Delivery, the United States military’s ongoing effort to support the Georgian government’s request for humanitarian assistance. Dallas will offload 80 pallets with more than 76,000 lbs. of humanitarian assistance supplies....

Ships Deploy to Support Georgia Humanitarian Assistance Mission

NAPLES, Italy – Two Navy ships and a Coast Guard cutter are transporting humanitarian relief supplies to Georgia. These deployments are part of the larger United States response to the government of Georgia request for humanitarian assistance, U.S. 6th Fleet officials said. USS McFaul departed from Souda Bay, Crete, yesterday, and the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Dallas will leave later this week. McFaul...

Coast Guard Cutter Dallas to Deliver Aid to War Torn Georgia

WASHINGTON – The Coast Guard Cutter Dallas and US Navy destroyer USS McFaul will be used to transport humanitarian aid to Georgia according to a CNN report. The two ships were chosen because prior to the start of the war they had received permission from Turkey to transit into the Black Sea. All war ships from a non-Black Sea nation must receive permission from Turkey before entering the Black...