US Coast Guard, DHS S&T ventures into space with Polar Scout launch

US Coast Guard, DHS S&T ventures into space with Polar Scout launch
WASHINGTON – The Coast Guard Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation (RDT&E) Program, in partnership with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), launched two 6U CubeSats from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California on Monday. The launch is part of the Polar Scout project to evaluate the effectiveness of space-based sensors in support of Arctic...

Coast Guard medevacs 23-year-old male from USS Princeton near Point Conception

Coast Guard medevacs 23-year-old male from USS Princeton near Point Conception
The guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Devin Wray/Released) LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 23-year-old man from the USS Princeton, a Navy guided missile cruiser approximately 30 miles south of Point Conception, Tuesday. At 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach command center...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing teen near Purisima Point

PURISIMA POINT, Calif. — The Coast Guard suspended its active search at 8:51 p.m., Tuesday following an exhaustive search for a male who was reported to be missing after the 40-foot vessel he was aboard, the Scarlet Begonia, ran aground near Purisima Point, Calif. Monday night.

Coast Guard Responding to Report of Child Swept Out to Sea Near Point Sal State Beach

GUADALUPE, Calf. – This afternoon, the U.S. Coast Guard responded to a report of a child that went missing in the water offshore Santa Barbara County.