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Coast Guard, Seabrook and Kemah fire crews respond to boat fire under Kemah bridge
Boat fire under Kemah bridgeThe Coast Guard along with fire departments from Seabrook and Kemah, Texas, responded to a boat fire under the Highway 146 bridge Friday.


South Orange resident to return from yearlong mobilization
South Orange resident to return from yearlong mobilizationLt. Steve Mannion will return to South Orange, New Jersey, Aug. 31, 2014, upon completing a one-year mobilization with the United States Coast Guard.


Coast Guard deploys Autonomous Underwater Vehicle for Arctic science mission
Coast Guard deploys Autonomous Underwater Vehicle for Arctic science missionScientists from the Coast Guard Research and Development Center and their colleagues traveled to the Arctic aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Healy this year to evaluate a wide variety of technologies for use in responding to oil in icy water. While some of those technologies were designed for viewing the ice and simulated oil from above however, an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle was being used to see the ice from below.


Coast Guard Research and Development Center studies movement of oil in ice during Arctic simulation
Coast Guard Research and Development Center studies movement of oil in ice during Arctic simulationAs stewards of U.S. marine resources, the Coast Guard has a vested interest in the condition and protection of Alaska’s Arctic waters. That interest has led scientists working with the Coast Guard and members of its Research and Development Center, based in New London, Connecticut, to evaluate pollution response technologies and study the effects of pollutants in icy waters. This year, those studies continued aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Healy, a 420-foot icebreaker home-ported in Seattle, as it made its way into the Arctic Circle nearly 200 miles north of Alaska.


Coast Guard Research and Development Center tests Aerostat system during Arctic exercise
Coast Guard Research and Development Center tests Aerostat system during Arctic exerciseSituational Awareness is an important factor of any response. The ability to monitor assets during dangerous operations or track the movements of a target can greatly influence the success of a mission. Knowing this, the Coast Guard Research and Development Center and Oil Spill Response Institute deployed an Aerostat system to serve as an extra eye in the sky during this year’s mission to the Arctic.


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Coast Guard Air Facility Muskegon rescued a kayaker 30 miles off-shore in Lake Michigan after he activated his personal locator beacon, Sept. 1, 2014. The man was kayaking from Milwaukee to Muskegon, Michigan, when he became fatigued and...



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Coast Guard Rescues 5 off San Diego CoastCoast Guard Rescues 5 off San Diego Coast
The Coast Guard rescued four adults and a 15-year-old boy after their 30-foot boat started...


Two Missing Boaters Found Alive 10 Miles Northwest of Anclote Key, Fla.Two Missing Boaters Found Alive 10 Miles Northwest of Anclote Key, Fla.
Two missing boaters were found stranded aboard their 27-foot sailing vessel 10 miles northwest...


Coast Guard Aircrew Hoists Ill Cruise Ship PassengerCoast Guard Aircrew Hoists Ill Cruise Ship Passenger
A Coast Guard helicopter crew from Air Station Clearwater, Fla., medically evacuated a...


Week in the Life of the Coast Guard 2014Week in the Life of the Coast Guard 2014
Chief Petty Officer Travis McGregor, an avionics electrical technician at Coast Guard Air...


Station Cape May medevacStation Cape May medevac
Crew members from Coast Guard Station Cape May, N.J., render assistance to a choking victim...


Coast Guard conducts first Unmanned Aircraft System deck landings aboard Coast Guard Cutter HealyCoast Guard conducts first Unmanned Aircraft System deck landings aboard Coast Guard Cutter Healy
Unmanned Aircraft System operators successfully land a Puma AE UAS aboard the Coast Guard Cutter...


Operation Gold NuggetOperation Gold Nugget
Coast Guard Sector Anchorage and Station Valdez personnel talk about their roles in Operation...


Week in the life 2014Week in the life 2014
A time-lapse video of the men and women of the Coast Guard, and their units in the Pacific...


A Day in the LifeA Day in the Life
Tactical Law Enforcement Team members speak about daily life at TACLET-South in Miami, Aug. 25,...


Coast Guard rescues 2 from Niagara RiverCoast Guard rescues 2 from Niagara River
Aircrew members from Coast Guard Air Station Detroit rescued two people from their boat inside...


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Coast Guard aviation survival technicians and aircrew train with Kodiak Island Search and Rescue, Alaska Coast Guard aviation survival technicians and aircrew train with Kodiak Island Search and Rescue, Alaska
On the ground and in the air …. it’s all about the teamwork. Aviation survival technicians Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Kreske and Petty...


Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak, Alaska crew recognized for mission excellence Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak, Alaska crew recognized for mission excellence
MH-65 Dolphin helicopter pilot Lt. Russell Merrick, and Petty Officer 2nd Class Dave Burns, an aviation survival technician, were among the crews...


Coast Guard assists 7 after vessel strikes north break wall in Ludington, Mich. Coast Guard assists 7 after vessel strikes north break wall in Ludington, Mich.
A 34-foot pleasure craft sits atop of the north break wall in Ludington, Mich., after a collision Aug. 31, 2014. All seven people on board were...


Coast Guard rescues kayaker from middle of Lake Michigan Coast Guard rescues kayaker from middle of Lake Michigan
Members of the aircrew from Coast Guard Air Facility Muskegon, Mich., stand with the man they rescued at Muskegon County Airport, Sept. 1, 2014....


Coast Guard helps rescue loggerhead sea turtle in NC Coast Guard helps rescue loggerhead sea turtle in NC
A Coast Guard 24-foot Special Purpose Craft crew from Station Oregon Inlet, North Carolina releases a loggerhead sea turtle near the Bonner...


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Sinking vessel calls Coast Guard for assistance
Mariners aboard the vessel PMS Escape II called the Coast Guard on channel 16, the international distress frequency, using a handheld radio at...


Good Samaritan reports boat fire on marine band radio
A good Samaritan aboard the vessel Sea Candy reporting that a 45-foot boat is on fire under the Highway 146 bridge near Kemah, Texas, Friday, Aug....


Deck Watch
U.S. Coast Guard 17th District Deck Watch for Aug. 22-28, 2014. Stories include: Two rescues of mariners with the assistance of good Samaritans;...


Deck Watch - Aug. 21, 2014
U.S. Coast Guard 17th District Deck Watch for Aug. 15-21. Stories include: Rescue of mariner with the assistance of Auxiliary; locating and...


Deck Watch - Aug. 14, 2014
In this week’s Deck Watch, the Coast Guard rescued a missing mariner from Hogan Island and monitored a grounding in Juneau. A 25-foot Response...