Coast Guard discourages boaters from transiting to ports affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Coast Guard discourages boaters from transiting to ports affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria
The Coast Guard Cutter James serves as a command and control platform in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sept. 26, 2017.  (Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard is discouraging private boaters departing the continental United States from transiting to ports affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. While volunteers and aid are needed and welcomed, it is recommended that these efforts be coordinated through...

Coast Guard members help feed the homeless in Philadelphia

by Petty Officer 3rd Class Crystalynn A. Kneen PHILADELPHIA – The cinder-block walls of the cafeteria were painted an antique yellow. A tattered American flag hung in the doorway of the small table-filled area. The clanking of silverware and utensils overwhelm the undersized kitchen quarters. The limited serving domain was brimming with aluminum containers filled with a variety of nourishing...