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Senior Coast Guard leaders cook off to raise awareness of service culinarians
As the Coast Guard’s second highest ranking officer, Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard Vice Adm. Peter Neffenger is accustomed to giving commands. However, during an annual culinary showdown at Training Center Petaluma, California, roles were reversed as he followed the commands of Petty Officer 1st Class Lauren Foley, a Food Service Specialist “A” School instructor, and Seaman Rebeckah Kean, a Food Service Specialist “A” School student.


Family Military Appreciation Month; The Walsh Family
Military Family Appreciation Month; The Walsh FamilyIt is not always easy to be in a family with a military member. They are constantly uprooted, moved around, having to say goodbye to friends, and trying to find new ones in the next unfamiliar territory. But one Coast Guard family in particular takes full advantage of the opportunities they are presented with and makes the most of their time wherever they go. It’s easy to see and feel the love and support this family has for one another, even after spending only a few hours inside their home.


Coast Guard transports orphaned baby sea lion
Coast Guard transports orphaned sea lionThe Coast Guard worked with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to transport a baby orphaned Steller sea lion from Seattle to Sacramento, California, Thursday, where it will be in the care of staff members from The Marine Mammal Center.


Coast Guard tows sea plane to port after emergency landing
Coast Guard tows water plane to port after emergency landingA Coast Guard boat crew towed a sea plane into port after a mechanical failure on the plane forced the pilot to make an emergency landing one mile off the coast of Cape Canaveral, Thursday afternoon.


Life jackets help 4 men survive capsizing: Coast Guard, good Samaritan respond
Life jackets help 4 men survive capsizing: Coast Guard, good Samaritan respondTwo boaters were rescued by Coast Guard crews and two others swam to a nearby island after a boat with four people aboard capsized Saturday off Morris Island near the entrance to Charleston Harbor.


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Shallow Water Egress Training (SWET) is an annual training for every aircrew in the Coast Guard simulating a helicopter crash in the ocean that leaves the cockpit upside down in the water. The aircrew must keep their composure and use their...



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Military Family Appreciation Month: The Walsh FamilyMilitary Family Appreciation Month: The Walsh Family
Sarah Walsh, the mother of four and the wife of Bill Walsh, Commander, Coast Guard Station New...


Coast Guard Rescues Boaters off Port HuenemeCoast Guard Rescues Boaters off Port Hueneme
Coast Guard Air Station conducts a rescues two boaters off the Coast of Port Hueneme, Calif....


Coast Guard Transports Orphaned Baby Sea LionCoast Guard Transports Orphaned Baby Sea Lion
The Coast Guard worked with the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration to transport a baby...


Coast Guard Cutter Alligator Conducts Drug Offload in St. Petersburg, Fla.Coast Guard Cutter Alligator Conducts Drug Offload in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutter Alligator, an 87-foot Coastal Patrol Boat homeported in...


Coast Guard Participates in Cleveland Veterans Day ParadeCoast Guard Participates in Cleveland Veterans Day Parade
Members of the Coast Guard 9th District and other Cleveland based units participate in the...


Coast Guard, Local Responders Rescue 2 Near Packery ChannelCoast Guard, Local Responders Rescue 2 Near Packery Channel
A Coast Guard helicopter crew and the Flour Bluff Fire Department rescued two people who ran...


Coast Guard Rescues Man from Water 1 Mile West of Sanibel Island, Fla.Coast Guard Rescues Man from Water 1 Mile West of Sanibel Island, Fla.
A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew rescues a 24-year-old man from the water...


Coast Guard Medevacs Man from Vessel West of the Columbia River EntranceCoast Guard Medevacs Man from Vessel West of the Columbia River Entrance
A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria, Ore.,...


Coast Guard Cook Off 2014Coast Guard Cook Off 2014
Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard, Vice Adm. Peter Neffenger, and Vice Adm. Charles Ray,...


Coast Guard Medevacs Injured Hunter Near Sitka, AlaskaCoast Guard Medevacs Injured Hunter Near Sitka, Alaska
A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew assists an injured hunter during a medevac off Mount...


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Air Station Traverse City medevac Air Station Traverse City medevac
Crew members from Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City, Mich., transfer an ill man from an MH-65C Dolphin helicopter to emergency medical...


Coast Guard, local fire departments partner to assist duck hunters near Harrington Beach State Park in Wisconsin Coast Guard, local fire departments partner to assist duck hunters near Harrington Beach State Park in Wisconsin
A 14-foot boat sits on the shores of Lake Michigan, north of Milwaukee, after two duck hunters required assistance from the Coast Guard and the...


Coast Guard members volunteer in Hampton Roads, Virginia Coast Guard members volunteer in Hampton Roads, Virginia
Chief Petty Officer Thomas Gross (right), a machinery technician at Surface Forces Logistics Center in Portsmouth, Va., and Chief Petty Officer...


The Rhodes Family The Rhodes Family
Lt. Nate Rhodes, a helicopter pilot at Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, N.J., stands in front of an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter with his wife,...


Maritime Security Response Team Maritime Security Response Team
Coast Guardsmen aboard a Maritime Security Response Team small boat conduct a training exercise in the Chesapeake Bay Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. The...


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Deck Watch
U.S. Coast Guard 17th District Deck Watch for Oct. 23–30, 2014. Stories include: A rescue near Juneau, the importance of wearing a life jacket,...


Deck Watch
U.S. Coast Guard 17th District Deck Watch for Oct. 16–23, 2014. Stories include: Rescue of a stranded boater, assistance of Canadian coast guard...


Deck Watch
U.S. Coast Guard 17th District Deck Watch for Oct. 9–16, 2014. Stories include: Rescue of an overdue boater, rescue of two mariners from their...


Coast Guard urges public, mariners to prepare for heavy weather - PSA
The Coast Guard is urging the public to prepare for the onset of heavy weather expected to impact the Hawaiian Islands, Oct. 17, 2014. The effects...


Deck Watch - Oct. 9, 2014
U.S. Coast Guard 17th District Deck Watch for Oct. 2–9, 2014. Stories include: Rescue of four stranded hunters; winter preparation; rescue of...