Coast Guard News

January 29, 2015
Petty Officer 3rd Class James Caraglin crawls toward Petty Officer 3rd Class Jeremiah Honeycutt as he practices an ice-rescue technique during a training session in Ashtabula, Ohio, Jan. 14, 2015. Ice rescue is the main mission during the winter months at Station Ashtabula and crew members practice regularly to maintain proficiency. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Levi Read  ... [Read More]
January 29, 2015
Petty Officer 3rd Class James Caraglin crawls toward Petty Officer 3rd Class Jeremiah Honeycutt as he practices an ice-rescue technique during a training session in Ashtabula, Ohio, Jan. 14, 2015. Ice rescue is the main mission during the winter months at Station Ashtabula and crew members practice regularly to maintain proficiency. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Levi Read  ... [Read More]
January 29, 2015
Petty Officer 3rd Class James Caraglin crawls toward Petty Officer 3rd Class Jeremiah Honeycutt as he practices an ice-rescue technique during a training session in Ashtabula, Ohio, Jan. 14, 2015. Ice rescue is the main mission during the winter months at Station Ashtabula and crew members practice regularly to maintain proficiency. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Levi Read  ... [Read More]
January 29, 2015
CAPE MAY, N.J. — Coast Guard crewmembers received domestic egress training Wednesday at Training Center Cape May. Instructors from Joint Emergency Training Associates, a civilian company specializing in training of emergency services personnel, conducted a two-day training exercise to ensure proficiency in combating chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense training. “This program is a proactive measurement to keep people safe,” said Willie Singleton, a lead instructor for the event.... [Read More]
January 29, 2015
CAPE MAY, N.J. — Coast Guard crewmembers received domestic egress training Wednesday at Training Center Cape May. Instructors from Joint Emergency Training Associates, a civilian company specializing in training of emergency services personnel, conducted a two-day training exercise to ensure proficiency in combating chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense training. “This program is a proactive measurement to keep people safe,” said Willie Singleton, a lead instructor for the event.... [Read More]
January 28, 2015
HONOLULU — A Coast Guard officer was convicted during a general court-martial for multiple violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice at the Coast Guard Courtroom in the Prince Kuhio Federal Building, Tuesday. Ens. Johnson C. Knox was found guilty of the following charges:... [Read More]
January 28, 2015
HONOLULU — A Coast Guard officer was convicted during a general court-martial for multiple violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice at the Coast Guard Courtroom in the Prince Kuhio Federal Building, Tuesday. Ens. Johnson C. Knox was found guilty of the following charges:... [Read More]
January 28, 2015
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January 28, 2015
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January 28, 2015
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The U.S. Coast Guard, in collaboration with the Buffalo Police Department and U.S. Border Patrol, is conducting a half-day active shooter response exercise Thursday morning at Coast Guard Sector Buffalo, located at 1 Fuhrmann Boulevard in Buffalo.  Those nearby should expect to hear gunshot sounds from blank ammunition being fired, emergency announcements, and yelling from exercise players, and may notice increased presence of police officers and emergency personnel.  ... [Read More]
January 28, 2015
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The U.S. Coast Guard, in collaboration with the Buffalo Police Department and U.S. Border Patrol, is conducting a half-day active shooter response exercise Thursday morning at Coast Guard Sector Buffalo, located at 1 Fuhrmann Boulevard in Buffalo.  Those nearby should expect to hear gunshot sounds from blank ammunition being fired, emergency announcements, and yelling from exercise players, and may notice increased presence of police officers and emergency personnel.  ... [Read More]
January 28, 2015
BUFFALO, New York – The U.S. Coast Guard, in collaboration with the Buffalo Police Department and U.S. Border Patrol, is conducting a half-day active shooter response exercise Thursday morning at Coast Guard Sector Buffalo, located at 1 Fuhrmann Boulevard in Buffalo.  Those nearby should expect to hear gunshot sounds from blank ammunition being fired, emergency announcements, and yelling from exercise players, and may notice increased presence of police officers and emergency personnel.  ... [Read More]
January 27, 2015
  EDITOR'S NOTE: Click on thumbnails for high resolution images. MIAMI — Two stranded men are safe after the Coast Guard rescued them off an Island in the Bahamas Tuesday afternoon.... [Read More]
January 27, 2015
  EDITOR'S NOTE: Click on thumbnails for high resolution images. MIAMI — Two stranded men are safe after the Coast Guard rescued them off an Island in the Bahamas Tuesday afternoon.... [Read More]
January 27, 2015
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing fisherman 70 miles south of Dauphin Island, Alabama, Monday.Response crews covered more than 655 square miles during the search for Carlos Ramirez Regaldo, 52, after receiving a report from crewmembers of the fishing vessel Scatterbrain that Regaldo fell overboard from the vessel at 7:30 p.m., Sunday.Participating in the search were Coast Guard crews and assets from the cutter Cobia, Air Station New Orleans, Aviation Training Center Mobile, Alabama and Sector Mobile."Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Mr.... [Read More]
January 27, 2015
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing fisherman 70 miles south of Dauphin Island, Alabama, Monday.Response crews covered more than 655 square miles during the search for Carlos Ramirez Regaldo, 52, after receiving a report from crewmembers of the fishing vessel Scatterbrain that Regaldo fell overboard from the vessel at 7:30 p.m., Sunday.Participating in the search were Coast Guard crews and assets from the cutter Cobia, Air Station New Orleans, Aviation Training Center Mobile, Alabama and Sector Mobile."Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Mr.... [Read More]
January 27, 2015
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended its search efforts for a missing kayaker off the coast of Mayport, Tuesday evening.The Coast Guard searched more than 4,435 square miles for Garth Sangree.“Despite the exemplary efforts of our local, state and federal partners, we are unfortunately unable to bring Garth home," said Capt. Thomas Allan, commanding officer of Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville. "Recent weather has worked against us and with the colder temperatures, we’ve made the difficult decision to suspend our search efforts.... [Read More]
January 27, 2015
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended its search efforts for a missing kayaker off the coast of Mayport, Tuesday evening.The Coast Guard searched more than 4,435 square miles for Garth Sangree.“Despite the exemplary efforts of our local, state and federal partners, we are unfortunately unable to bring Garth home," said Capt. Thomas Allan, commanding officer of Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville. "Recent weather has worked against us and with the colder temperatures, we’ve made the difficult decision to suspend our search efforts.... [Read More]
January 27, 2015
PHILADELPHIA — The motor vessel Santa Lucia, which was aground in Delaware Bay, got back underway under its own power at approximately 3 p.m. Tuesday. The Santa Lucia is scheduled to anchor at Big Stone Anchorage for a Coast Guard safety inspection before moving on to its destination of Philadelphia. There are no reports of injuries or pollution. A crewmember aboard the 470-foot Santa Lucia contacted Coast Guard watchstanders at about 4:30 a.m. to report the grounding. The ship's cargo is reported to be fresh produce. The initial news release is online.... [Read More]
January 27, 2015
PHILADELPHIA — The motor vessel Santa Lucia, which was aground in Delaware Bay, got back underway under its own power at approximately 3 p.m. Tuesday. The Santa Lucia is scheduled to anchor at Big Stone Anchorage for a Coast Guard safety inspection before moving on to its destination of Philadelphia. There are no reports of injuries or pollution. A crewmember aboard the 470-foot Santa Lucia contacted Coast Guard watchstanders at about 4:30 a.m. to report the grounding. The ship's cargo is reported to be fresh produce. The initial news release is online.... [Read More]

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