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TRAVERSE CITY>> A northwest Michigan city is building a memorial to the U.S. Coast Guard. ... Traverse City is among 21 municipalities across the U.S. that Congress has designated as a Coast Guard City. The designation recognizes places that've made special efforts to recognize the Coast Guard.
Coast Guard Atlantic Area Commander Vice Admiral Karl Schultz flips the game coin for the Norfolk State University football team in a game against North ... Vice Adm. Karl Schultz has been nominated to be next commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, announced Homeland Security Secretary Kristjen ...

USCG and NOAA have amalgamated Navigation rules into US Coast Guard publications, saving mariners time and money. ... Mary Ellen Durley, the chief of the Coast Guard Office of Navigation Systems, said: “Adding the Navigation Rules into the Coast Pilot conveniently places three essential navigation ...
Mostly sidelined thus far in the US quest to maintain security and open shipping lanes in far-flung global maritime commons, the US Coast Guard (USCG) is now developing and deploying forces to help the nation conduct such operations. While the US Navy (USN) remains the dominant military maritime ...
Schultz assumed command of the Coast Guard Atlantic Area (LANTAREA) in August 2016, overseeing operations in five USCG districts and 40 states. ... “Vice Admiral Schultz has exemplified the selfless service that defines the U.S. Coast Guard throughout his remarkable career, and I look forward to ...
USCG Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing on Key Biscayne. A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing on the beach near Key Biscayne after it was damaged in a bird strike Thursday morning, officials said. (Published Thursday, March 8, 2018). A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter was forced to ...

The United States Coast Guard Academy announced that Anne Hinman has been recognized for superior academic achievement and leadership potential. Hinman, who attends Avondale High School in Auburn Hills, has accepted an appointment to attend the Coast Guard Academy and will be sworn-in ...
According to USCG lanchas are frequently used to transport illegal narcotics to the U.S. and fish illegally in the United States' Exclusive Economic Zone near the U.S.-Mexico border in the Gulf of Mexico. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi says they have detected 67 lanchas, 23 of which were ...
(AP) — Traverse City is building a memorial to the U.S. Coast Guard. ... "I like what they do for our country and for our state, and so I think it's just appropriate that we acknowledge and recognize those people and what they do for us," said Stan Simons, who chairs the city's Coast Guard City Committee.
Pablo Valent's great nephew, Adolfo Garza, felt honored about the Coast Guard's new building. The building was dedicated to Valent, a Corpus Christi native who served in the Coast Guard in the early 1900s. Alexandria Rodriguez/Corpus Christi Caller-Times.
The Polar Star is the only ship the United States has to cut paths through the toughest Arctic and Antarctic ice. ... The U.S. Coast Guard's only operational heavy icebreaker, the USCGC Polar Star, is still providing critical services to various U.S. government agencies in Antarctica despite suffering an engine ...
The U.S. Coast Guard called off the search Friday evening for the two missing commercial fishermen after combing more than 4,000 square miles of ocean off the Jersey coast for any signs of the Queen Ann's Revenge and its crew. "We would like to extend our condolences to the families and the fishing ...
In 228 years of Coast Guard history, African-Americans have been the first minority group to fight and the first to sacrifice. During the early years of the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service, many African-American cuttermen were slaves as well as free men of color. Regardless of their status, blacks served ...
The US Coast Guard's only operational heavy icebreaker, the Polar Star, recently completed a mission to cut a resupply channel through Antarctic ice in the Ross Sea, but the ship's 150-strong crew grappled with engine failure and flooding during the trip. The Seattle-based Polar Star left port in December ...
Room to potentially berth more Coast Guard cutters is in the works for Charleston. The State Ports Authority is negotiating a property swap at the former Charleston Naval Base that would give the SPA's new terminal more room while giving the U.S. Department of Homeland Security the Veterans Terminal ...
“It's an investment in our shipbuilding industry here in the United States.” The Coast Guard's lone workable heavy icebreaker — USCGC Polar Star (WAGB-10) — spends about 300 days on missions or in a maintenance yard. A second heavy icebreaker, USCGC Polar Sea (WAGB-11), is used as a [parts ...
U.S. Coast Guard Great Lakes. on Wednesday. "I, _____, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the ...

“The CAATSA amendment also generally prohibits such vessels from transferring cargo in any port or place under the jurisdiction of the United States.” The list will be updated by the U.S. Coast Guard periodically, and any questions should be directed to the Coast Guard's Foreign and Offshore Vessel ...
By U.S. Coast Guard News 2018-02-07 21:20:00. How can the Coast Guard recruit and maintain a proficient, self-motivated and adaptable workforce in today's world? “It is simple: we build a diverse workforce,” explained Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft. “Why? Because diversity adds value. Cultivating a ...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued four people from a downed plane in Louisiana. A U.S. Coast Guard release says four people were traveling in the Piper PA-34 twin-engine plane from the Louisiana towns of Slidell to Patterson on Tuesday when the plane began to run low on fuel ...
The United States Coast Guard has been an instrumental player in the annual Bradenton Area River Regatta through the permitting process and on-site protection of the Manatee River waterway. And now it will be a more visible participant. The U.S. Coast Guard Air Command out of St. Petersburg will ...
The failed project is receiving attention now because of a new report issued by the U.S. Government Accountability Office, a nonpartisan agency that does auditing and investigative work on behalf of Congress. The report, released on Tuesday, concludes that the Coast Guard mismanaged the project and ...
Zukunft said that depends on whether the United States, Russia and other countries continue to cooperate in the Arctic and Antarctic regions — or clash over polar shipping lanes, fisheries and mineral resources. The Coast Guard wants to be able to “fully weaponize these [ships] and make these a capable ...
“Our Canadian Coast Guard partners, our U.S. Coast Guard, and our industry partners get to call in,” said Nunan. “This is much more on a daily tactical level in terms of where their ships are going to be, any special circumstances we should know about, and they're able to hear from us what are the priorities ...
Within about six hours on Tuesday, Coast Guard Air Station Savannah crews were called on twice to rescue a woman from the same cruise ship. "It doesn't happen every day," Petty Officer 1st Class Luke Clayton told ABC News. "We do medevacs quite often -- from cruise ships, fishing boats and other ...
... to destructive flooding in downtown Hallowell and Augusta two weeks ago. The ice on the river hasn't broken loose and flowed southward despite the efforts of U.S. Coast Guard vessels to break ice and clear a path downstream, according to Sean Goodwin, the county's emergency management director.
U.S. Coast Guard crews had a busy couple of days after several rescues on Saginaw Bay. They're training to help people who fall in getting out. From quads falling through Saginaw Bay to trucks, it's been a busy time for the United States Coast Guard in Hampton Township. Kyle Gaub is one of the dozens of Coast Guard ...
Local member of Coast Guard honored at President's State of the Union ... She's currently based in New Orleans with the United States Coast Guard. ... "Everyone here is so deserving of that recognition, so to have Ashlee represent us and everyone who works from our unit in Houston and here, it's great.".
MIRAMAR BEACH — A U.S. Coast Guard unit stationed in Panama City traveled to the site of the Phantom of the Aqua on Thursday to remove potentially hazardous materials from the beached sailboat. First Master Sgt. Joseph Hendrix, a Marine Science Technician First Class with the Coast Guard, said ...
We are at Emma Schmitz Memorial Overlook, after numerous reports of a US Coast Guard vessel and helicopter off Beach Drive. ... We reached the USCG after-hours media number and they tell us they got a report of a paddleboarder in distress and sent crews to check it out but it “was a false alarm.”.
The Coast Guard offloaded more than 47,000 pounds of cocaine in San Diego on Thursday, Jan. 25. U.S. and Canadian forces seized the drugs - worth more than $721 million - in 23 separate raids off the coast of Central and South America. Coast Guard personnel turned the cocaine over to federal agents ...
For more than 70 years the auxiliary has provided dedicated volunteer service to our country and its Coast Guard. Brigantine Flotilla 85 is looking for individuals who love the water and want to contribute towards a safe and healthy boating environment by joining the USCG Auxiliary. We are celebrating our ...
The Coast Guard Cutter Healy approaches the Russian-flagged tanker Renda while breaking ice around the vessel 97 miles south of Nome, Alaska, January 10, 2012. US Coast Guard/Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Francis. "We have a boundary line between Russia and the United States. In years past we ...
The U.S. Coast Guard has been working tirelessly to make travel safer. "Several buoys have been displaced. They are missing or they have been damaged," U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer Loumania Stewart said. Stewart said more than 100 buoys, or channel markers, have been damaged due to the recent ...
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal took a ride on the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Pendant Thursday afternoon, departing from Goodspeed Landing in East Haddam. Photo: Cassandra Day / Hearst Connecticut Media. Image 2 of 13. The plan was to head upriver toward Middletown but the East Haddam Swing ...
The U.S. Coast Guard and Canadian forces intercepted more than 47,000 pounds of cocaine in in 23 separate incidents in the eastern Pacific Ocean. The cocaine is estimated to be worth roughly $721 million. The drugs were picked up U.S. and Canadian forces operating in international waters off the ...
ABOARD THE USCGC TACKLE — Two U.S. Coast Guard cutters took turns for nearly two hours Wednesday barreling full speed toward the only thing between them and the open water of the Kennebec River: thick sheets of ice. Several times throughout the journey, as one of the vessels, the USCGC ...
We have over 37 captains of the ports in all of our major ports who work with the maritime industry ... I represent the United States at the general assembly of the International Maritime Organization. Many countries look to the United States Coast Guard for setting maritime standards across the world as well, ...
In a news release, Coast Guard Station Juneau said it received a 911 call at 8:40 p.m. Tuesday that a 27-year-old woman jumped into the water from the cruise ship terminal near the pier by Taku Fisheries. A family member threw a life ring to the woman, who began to swim back toward the terminal but had ...
Coast Guard helicopter crews rescued three men Wednesday who were trapped by the rising tide at Ecola State Park. The U.S. Coast Guard received a call that a group was stranded on Indian Beach. They dispatched a MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from the Sector Columbia River to hoist the men up and transport them ...
By 11 a.m., the agency received reports the aircraft disappeared from radar screens. Search and rescue efforts began immediately, Major said. The U.S. Coast Guard joined the search for the aircraft by sending a helicopter in response to a request for assistance by the Royal Bahamas Defense Force.
U.S. Coast Guard Plans Return to Connecticut River Ice Jam. NBC Connecticut. A flood warning remains in effect along the Connecticut River in Middlesex and New London counties. Just north of the East Haddam Swing Bridge, the ice jam became a popular destination for families with children who didn't ...
The U.S. Coast Guard seeks the public's help identifying the owner of an unmanned green, blue and white kayak found adrift about two miles south of Iroquois Point on Oahu today. At about 10:58 a.m., the Sector Honolulu command center received notification from a good Samaritan that he had recovered ...
The Coast Guard cutter Bollard headed up the Connecticut River from Essex on Tuesday to try and break up the thick ice that has been causing problems in the cold ... The U.S. Coast Guard has been called in to help break up ice jams along the Connecticut River and they are out on the water this morning.
As Zukunft noted, the only third party country where the Coast Guard can deposit individuals it detains in the Pacific is Panama. Other assets would then move them to the United States for prosecution in civilian courts. Otherwise, his cutters have to sail through the Panama Canal to the U.S. naval base at ...
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That's why the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 7-5 is offering boating safety courses once again. According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Watercraft, there are 25,114 boats registered in Cuyahoga County. Between 2010 and 2014, there were 310 accidents on Lake Erie involving 394 ...
First responders, like U.S. Coast Guard crews, and commercial crews count on the DNR icebreakers to keep them on the water and safe. Doug Outten, with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, said the freeze came early and fast this year. “Everything froze with this cold snap,” Outten said.
Objee, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy's bear mascot, greets members of the corps of cadets gathered for the presentation of the academy's 10th annual Spirit of the Bear Awards Monday, January 8, 2018 in the Roland Hall gymnasium. The awards, named for the academy's mascot, recognize members of ...
BOSTON - The ice was so thick in some coastal waters Monday, fuel barges couldn't make it into harbors without the help of the Coast Guard. After days of sub-zero temperatures, it was slow-going to break new paths through the fresh ice. Chief Adam Lewis led the Shackle through the sheets of ice along ...


 

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