Coast Guard News

May 11, 2016
Lt. Cmdr. Aaron Delano-Johnson, executive officer, Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast, describes the crew's successful patrol upon returning to the cutter's homeport of Astoria, Ore., May 11, 2016. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast, a 210-foot Medium-Endurance Cutter returned from a 59-day patrol in the Eastern Pacific as part of the Joint Interagency Task Force - South. U.S. Coast Guard video by by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read.... [Read More]
May 11, 2016
Editor's note: Click on photos for link to high resolution versions ORLANDO, Fla. — Coast Guard members cheered on wounded warriors, including the lone prior Coast Guardsman at the 2016 Invictus Games in Orlando, Florida, Wednesday. Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Steven Cantrell, the highest ranking enlisted member of the service, was one of the Coast Guardsmen to cheer on Krissy Esget, the first female, and sole Coast Guardsman to compete in the games.... [Read More]
May 11, 2016
Editor's note: Click on photos for link to high resolution versions ORLANDO, Fla. — Coast Guard members cheered on wounded warriors, including the lone prior Coast Guardsman at the 2016 Invictus Games in Orlando, Florida, Wednesday. Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Steven Cantrell, the highest ranking enlisted member of the service, was one of the Coast Guardsmen to cheer on Krissy Esget, the first female, and sole Coast Guardsman to compete in the games.... [Read More]
May 11, 2016
JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard Station Juneau crewmembers rescued a person in the water from Gastineau Channel in Juneau Tuesday evening.A Station Juneau Response Boat - Medium crew rescued the man from the water before transporting him to Lightering Dock and turning him over to police custody.The Juneau Police Department contacted Coast Guard Sector Juneau command center watchstanders requesting assistance with a man who was spotted in the water near Lightering Docks in Gastineau Channel.  The watchstanders directed the launch of the Station Juneau boatcrew.“D... [Read More]
May 11, 2016
JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard Station Juneau crewmembers rescued a person in the water from Gastineau Channel in Juneau Tuesday evening.A Station Juneau Response Boat - Medium crew rescued the man from the water before transporting him to Lightering Dock and turning him over to police custody.The Juneau Police Department contacted Coast Guard Sector Juneau command center watchstanders requesting assistance with a man who was spotted in the water near Lightering Docks in Gastineau Channel.  The watchstanders directed the launch of the Station Juneau boatcrew.“D... [Read More]
May 11, 2016
LOS ANGELES – The 11th Annual Channel Islands Harbor Safe Boating Expo will take place at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Coast Guard Station Channel Islands Harbor, 4201 S. Victoria Ave., Oxnard, CA 93035. The boating expo is free to the public and will include rescue demonstrations from the Coast Guard, Ventura County Fire Department, Oxnard Fire Department and Ventura County Sheriff’s Department. ... [Read More]
May 11, 2016
LOS ANGELES – The 11th Annual Channel Islands Harbor Safe Boating Expo will take place at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Coast Guard Station Channel Islands Harbor, 4201 S. Victoria Ave., Oxnard, CA 93035. The boating expo is free to the public and will include rescue demonstrations from the Coast Guard, Ventura County Fire Department, Oxnard Fire Department and Ventura County Sheriff’s Department. ... [Read More]
May 11, 2016
OREGON INLET, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 22-year-old man Wednesday from a charter boat near Walter Slough Junction in Pamlico Sound. Watchstanders at the Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington received notification at approximately 11 a.m. stating a passenger aboard the charter boat Crystal Dawn out of Pirate's Cove became disoriented.... [Read More]
May 11, 2016
OREGON INLET, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 22-year-old man Wednesday from a charter boat near Walter Slough Junction in Pamlico Sound. Watchstanders at the Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington received notification at approximately 11 a.m. stating a passenger aboard the charter boat Crystal Dawn out of Pirate's Cove became disoriented.... [Read More]
May 11, 2016
CORRECTION: Original release said the value of the cocaine was $19 million, the actual amount is $21 million worth of cocaine. ASTORIA, Ore. – The crew of the local Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast is scheduled to return home to Astoria, at 2 p.m., Wednesday, after successfully completing a 59-day counter-narcotics patrol in the Eastern Pacific.... [Read More]
May 11, 2016
CORRECTION: Original release said the value of the cocaine was $19 million, the actual amount is $21 million worth of cocaine. ASTORIA, Ore. – The crew of the local Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast is scheduled to return home to Astoria, at 2 p.m., Wednesday, after successfully completing a 59-day counter-narcotics patrol in the Eastern Pacific.... [Read More]
May 10, 2016
EDGEWATER, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a possible person in the water, Tuesday, at approximately 6:15 p.m., pending any new developments.  Coast Guard crews covered nearly 22 square miles over a period of four and a half hours since beginning their search in the Intracoastal Waterway, Tuesday afternoon. There have been no sightings of anyone in distress, and the Coast Guard hasn’t received any reports of missing or overdue persons in the area. ... [Read More]
May 10, 2016
EDGEWATER, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a possible person in the water, Tuesday, at approximately 6:15 p.m., pending any new developments.  Coast Guard crews covered nearly 22 square miles over a period of four and a half hours since beginning their search in the Intracoastal Waterway, Tuesday afternoon. There have been no sightings of anyone in distress, and the Coast Guard hasn’t received any reports of missing or overdue persons in the area. ... [Read More]
May 10, 2016
EDGEWATER, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a possible person in the water, Tuesday, at approximately 6:15 p.m., pending any new developments.  Coast Guard crews covered nearly 22 square miles over a period of four and a half hours since beginning their search in the Intracoastal Waterway, Tuesday afternoon. There have been no sightings of anyone in distress, and the Coast Guard hasn’t received any reports of missing or overdue persons in the area. ... [Read More]
May 10, 2016
ASTORIA, Ore. – The crew of the local Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast is scheduled to return home to Astoria, at 2 p.m., Wednesday, after successfully completing a 59-day counter-narcotics patrol in the Eastern Pacific. The 65-person Astoria-based crew was deployed in support of Joint Interagency Task Force – South, or JIATF-S, with the primary mission of detecting and interdicting illicit drug trafficking.  Steadfast also successfully completed missions including search and rescue, endangered species protection, and international relations.... [Read More]
May 10, 2016
  Editor's note: for a downloadable image, click the thumbnail above.  EDGEWATER, Fla. — The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a possible person in the water, Tuesday.... [Read More]
May 10, 2016
  Editor's note: for a downloadable image, click the thumbnail above.  EDGEWATER, Fla. — The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a possible person in the water, Tuesday.... [Read More]
May 10, 2016
  Editor's note: for a downloadable image, click the thumbnail above.  EDGEWATER, Fla. — The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a possible person in the water, Tuesday.... [Read More]
May 10, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO - Coast Guard crews and the San Joaquin Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a capsized vessel in the San Joaquin River near Stockton Deep Water Channel Monday afternoon.At approximately 1:30 p.m., Coast Guard Sector San Francisco received notification from Coast Guard Station Rio Vista of a capsized aluminum boat with two people in the water.A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco aircrew was diverted to better ascertain the boater's location.... [Read More]
May 10, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO - Coast Guard crews and the San Joaquin Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a capsized vessel in the San Joaquin River near Stockton Deep Water Channel Monday afternoon.At approximately 1:30 p.m., Coast Guard Sector San Francisco received notification from Coast Guard Station Rio Vista of a capsized aluminum boat with two people in the water.A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco aircrew was diverted to better ascertain the boater's location.... [Read More]

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