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Coast Guard cliffhangers in the Pacific Northwest
Coast Guard conducts cliffside rescue training in WashingtonIt is easy for a sunny day to turn sour along the Pacific Northwest. Beachgoers and hikers alike come with flip-flops and an umbrella, or shorts and rain jackets. That being said, due to how drastically the weather situation can change, it is easy for someone to find themselves in a precarious position while at the beach or along mountain trails. Tide poolers having a day at the beach enjoying the creatures found in the shallows can quickly find themselves too distracted to notice the incoming tides and become stranded on a rock. Similarly, a slip and fall on a hike could leave one’s knee injured and unable to carry on. These are two examples of very real cases Coast Guard rescue swimmers have responded to along the Washington and Oregon coasts.


Coast Guard seizes 2 lanchas with 6 Mexican nationals aboard, off Texas waters
Coast Guard crews catch and detain Mexican poachers off TexasThe Coast Guard seized two Mexican fishing boats, also known as a lanchas, in the waters off South Texas, each with three Mexican nationals aboard Friday afternoon.


Coast Guard divers conduct decompression dives off West Coast
On April 1, 2015, the Coast Guard stood up its 22nd rating, officially recognizing diving as a primary career path for Coast Guard men and women. Last week, Coast Guard Dive Locker West completed decompression dive training aboard Coast Guard Cutter George Cobb. While this wasn’t the service’s first decompression dive training, it was one of the first decompression dives made by rated Coast Guard divers.


Coast Guard rescues 2 from sinking shrimp boat
Two fishermen were rescued from their sinking shrimp boat by a Coast Guard aircrew Friday off the coast of Saint Simons Island near Brunswick, Georgia.


Coast Guard rescues 3 from grounded vessel
Coast Guard rescues 3 from grounded vesselA Coast Guard aircrew hoisted three people after their boat became grounded near Fripp Island, Wednesday.


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A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans helicopter rescue crew medevaced a mariner reportedly suffering from abdominal pain, near South Pass, May 04, 2015. The man was brought to awaiting EMS at Air Station New Orleans and transferred to Oschner...



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Coast Guard Medevacs Mariner Near Shell Island LakeCoast Guard Medevacs Mariner Near Shell Island Lake
A mariner facing a medical emergency due to lack of medication was medevaced by a Coast Guard...


Coast Guard Rescues 3 Fishermen from Capsized Vessel, Searching for Master near Quillayute River, Wash.Coast Guard Rescues 3 Fishermen from Capsized Vessel, Searching for Master near Quillayute River, Wash.
A Coast Guard Station Quillayute River 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew searches for the master of...


Coast Guard Crews Catch and Detain Mexican Poachers Off TexasCoast Guard Crews Catch and Detain Mexican Poachers Off Texas
Coast Guardsmen from Station South Padre Island, Texas, catch and detain Mexican nationals...


Coast Guard 7th District Change of CommandCoast Guard 7th District Change of Command
Rear Adm. Jake Korn retired after 36 years of military service and is now proceeded by Rear Adm....


Helicopter Vertical Surface Hurricane Rescue Training in TexasHelicopter Vertical Surface Hurricane Rescue Training in Texas
Coast Guard helicopter crews conduct cliff and vertical surface rescue scenarios April 29 and...


US-Canada Shiprider DemonstrationUS-Canada Shiprider Demonstration
Petty Officer 2nd Class David Tourmo, a maritime enforement specialist at Coast Guard Sector...


Coast Guard Rescues Captain Who Reportedly Fell Off YachtCoast Guard Rescues Captain Who Reportedly Fell Off Yacht
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Clearwater, Florida, rescues a man after he...


Coast Guard Medevacs Crew Member 150 Miles South of San DiegoCoast Guard Medevacs Crew Member 150 Miles South of San Diego
A Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medically evacuates a 47-year-old...


Coast Guard Hosts WWII Veteran Awarded Bronze Star 69 Years After Battle of GuamCoast Guard Hosts WWII Veteran Awarded Bronze Star 69 Years After Battle of Guam
Richard Smith, Coast Guard Bronze Star recipient and WWII veteran, talks about his service with...


Coast Guard Assists Vessel Taking on WaterCoast Guard Assists Vessel Taking on Water
A boat crew from Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet, N.J., responds to a fishing boat taking on...


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Rear Adm. Linda Fagan receives Distinguished Military Leadership Award Rear Adm. Linda Fagan receives Distinguished Military Leadership Award
Rear Adm. Linda Fagan, commander of the 1st Coast Guard District, stands with Ivan Obolensky, the Chairman and CEO of The Soldiers’, Sailors’,...


Coast Guard conducts cliffside rescue training in Washington Coast Guard conducts cliffside rescue training in Washington
Petty Officer 3rd Class Daniel Wilson, an aviation survival technician at Coast Guard Air Station Astoria, is lowered from the helicopter during a...


Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Southwest Pass Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Southwest Pass
A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter crew medevaced a mariner reportedly suffering abdominal pain, from a cargo ship...


Coast Guard crews catch and detain Mexican poachers off Texas Coast Guard crews catch and detain Mexican poachers off Texas
Coast Guardsmen from Station South Padre Island, Texas, catch and detain Mexican nationals aboard a lancha after crews in Coast Guard aircraft...


Helicopter operations Helicopter operations
A Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron crew returns to Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma during operations in the Caribbean March 23, 2015. Together,...


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Coast Guard rescues 3 fishermen from capsized vessel, searching for master near Quillayute River, Wash.
The Master of the fishing vessel Sea Beast calls in a mayday before the vessel capsized near the Quillayute River, May 3, 2015. Three crewmembers...


Coast Guard rescues one, still searching for another
The Coast Guard rescued one man and is still searching for another after receiving this mayday call from fishing vessel Munchkin, April 24, 2015....


Coast Guard rescues one, still searching for another
The Coast Guard rescued one man and is still searching for another after receiving this mayday call from fishing vessel Munchkin, April 24, 2015....


Coast Guard rescues one man, still searching for another
The Coast Guard rescued one man and is still searching for another after receiving this mayday call from fishing vessel Munchkin, April 24, 2015....


Coast Guard searching for mariner in distress
The Coast Guard is seeking the public's assistance after receiving this mayday call from a mariner in distress approximately 10 miles south of...