Coast Guard responds to diesel sheen near Rudee Inlet, Va.

Coast Guard responds to diesel sheen near Rudee Inlet, Va.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The Coast Guard, Virginia Beach Fire Department and Virginia Department of Environmental Quality are responding to a diesel sheen in Rudee Inlet, Virginia Beach, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Virginia watchstanders received an initial report Thursday evening from crews at the VBFD regarding a diesel sheen spotted in the water from an unknown source in the Rudee Inlet vicinity. Due...

The Old Coast Guard Station, visage of a bygone age

The Old Coast Guard Station, visage of a bygone age
by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert Along Atlantic Ave, nearly lost in the shade of nearby hotels, the Old Coast Guard Station Museum in Virginia Beach stands watch over the very same stretch of ocean as it did when it was built more than 100 years ago. Things have changed since those early days — the Life-Saving Service was joined with the Revenue Cutter Service to form the U.S. Coast Guard...