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  1. Capt. Healy was 1st African American commander in pre-CG daysRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Daily Advance

    This month I had the privilege of learning more about Black History Month and the profound impact that African Americans have had on what has developed into the modern day Coast Guard. Since 1976, every American president has designated February as Black History Month and endorsed a specific theme.


  2. Coast Guard veteran finds love in Humboldt CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Times-Standard

    Eureka resident Belinda Morehead served in the U.S. Coast Guard for nine years and would have served longer had she not fallen in love with the rugged beauty of Humboldt County. Sitting in the Times-Standard office this week in her ceremonial uniform, Morehead spoke with a Southern drawl that flows like the river that shares the name of her home state.


  3. Coast Guard helicopter makes Beaver Island rescue of ill manRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago |

    A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter rescued a man off Beaver Island said to be suffering from a life-threatening illness. Coast Guard officials said it took two attempts to reach the island.


  4. Coast Guard medevacs man from Masonboro IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C. - The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a man from Masonboro Island to local EMS after he reported chest pains early Saturday morning. Station Wrightsville Beach were notified around 3:00 a.m. of a 45-year-old man who woke up to chest pains and shortness of breath while camping with his wife and four children.


  5. US Coast Guard helicopter airlifts man to safetyCoast Guard air...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | SooToday

    Early in the morning search-and-rescue coordinators at Coast Guard Sector Sault Ste. Marie received notice from officials on the island of a man needing a medical evacuation.


  6. A photo taken on the lit up Q Bridge in New Haven.Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WTNH

    Troopers say they were called to I-95 southbound on the Q Bridge in New Haven Friday night around 5:25 p.m. after receiving reports of a male threatening to jump off of the bridge. When troopers arrived on the scene, they say they found the man on the opposite side of the barrier.


  7. Daily Edhat - 02/25/17Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Edhat

    Intervals of clouds and sunshine in the morning with more clouds for later in the day. High 59F.


  8. BLNR defers decision on fining alleged illegal lava tour operatorRead the original story

    Yesterday | West Hawaii Today

    The state Board of Land and Natural Resources voted Friday to defer a decision about whether the operator of an allegedly illegal lava boat tour should be fined $10,000. The state Department of Land and Natrual Resources Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation alleges Henry Pomroy launched lava tours at the Pohoiki boat ramp multiple times, charging $150 to $175 per person to see lava flow into the ocean.


  9. 1996: A deadly weekend for US citizens over international watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | American Thinker

    In Miami, and other Cuban American communities across the U.S., we will remember this weekend the anniversary of the shooting of four Cuban-Americans over the Florida Straits. It happened in 1996 : Two small planes operated by a Cuban-American group were shot down by Cuban fighters over the waters north of Havana and the four people on board were missing, President Clinton and the U.S. Coast Guard said Saturday.


  10. US Coast Guard awards multiple contracts for heavy polar icebreaker industry studiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    The crew of the fuel tanker Maersk Peary lines up with the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star as they prepare to be escorted to the National Science Foundation's McMurdo Station, Feb. 1, 2017. The contracts were awarded to the following recipients: Bollinger Shipyards, LLC, Lockport, Louisiana; Fincantieri Marine Group, LLC, Washington, District of Columbia; General Dynamics/National Steel and Shipbuilding Company, San Diego, California; Huntington Ingalls, Inc., Pascagoula, Mississippi; and VT Halter Marine, Inc., Pascagoula, Mississippi.


  11. Coast Guard escorts damaged vessel to New BedfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    The Coast Guard was escorting an 83-foot New Bedford-based fishing vessel back to port Friday after it started taking on water 50 miles east of Chatham.  At about 11:30 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England watchstanders received a radio call from the crew of the Krystle James stating they had six people aboard and were taking on water, reportedly from a hole in the hull, the Coast Guard said in a news release Friday night. Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod launched an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and Station Chatham launched their 42-foot Near Shore Lifeboat boat crew.


  12. Shoaling in Santa Barbara HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Edhat

    As a result, vessels leaving or entering the harbor have had to do so at high tide, with some larger-draft vessels unable to exit or enter at all. On February 23rd, the U.S. Coast Guard established a "Safety Zone" at the harbor entrance, conferring legal authority to Harbor Patrol to manage, allow or disallow all vessel traffic out of or into the harbor.


  13. Wilmington native coastguardsman recognized for saving drowning teen's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    According to a US Coast Guard news release, Senator Chris Coons and leaders from the Coast Guard's Fifth District gathered at Coast Guard Station Indian River, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, to present the Silver Lifesaving Medal to Petty Officer 3rd Class Caleb Mabry. On June 21, 2015, Mabry, who was off duty and recovering from leg surgery, and a Good Samaritan entered the water at Cape Charles, Virginia after hearing calls for distress and swam to the victim 50-yards offshore.


  14. Thankful Thursday at Cold Spring Brewery Benefits Coast Guard Community FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Cape May County Herald

    From 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 2, celebrate by raising a glass to those who honor Cape May Coast Guard families and personnel as Cold Spring Brewery hosts Thankful Thursday with the Cape May County Coast Guard Community Foundation. The Cape May County Coast Guard Community Foundation, a nonprofit organization, honors Coast Guard personnel and their families for the extraordinary role they play in our nation and our community, as well as celebrates the many deep connections that exist between the Coast Guard and Cape May County.


  15. Eastern-Shore 17 mins ago 2:59 p.m.Coast Guard helps improve Quinby Creek waterway in AccomackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    Personnel with the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed a joint dredging project of the Quinby Creek waterway in Accomack County on Wednesday. The project increased the depth of the approximate 7,200-foot federal navigation channel that connects into the turning basin from Upsher Bay to Quinby Landing.


  16. Fog and fanfare: Destroyer USS Mitscher arrives in Mobile for Mardi GrasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Alabama Live

    It's rare for a U.S. Navy warship to arrive in a friendly port and immediately come under bombardment, but it happened Friday in Mobile: The USS Mitscher had barely docked when people started throwing Mardi Gras beads to the sailors aboard. The sailors seemed a little unsure as to whether it was proper to wear the gifts flung by USS Alabama Crewmates, but some did.


  17. Coast Guard detains 2 Panama-flagged ships in Northwest rivers for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Spokesman-Review

    Officials say two Panama-flagged cargo ships have been detained on the Willamette and Columbia rivers because of safety issues. The U.S. Coast Guard said in a news release that the Atlantic Ruby in Portland and Amber L in Kalama, Washington, were detained Thursday after routine inspections.


  18. Online teaching tool for oil spill responseRead the original story

    Friday | HAZMAT Magazine

    The University of Alaska Anchorage , in conjunction with the Defenders of Wildlife organization recently produced an online teaching tool for oil spill response in the Bering Strait. The Bering Strait Response Teaching Tool is now available online and will be allows the public to share information with various organizations and agencies about threats to arctic marine life, such as oil spills.


  19. Maritime Commanders Discuss Sea Service PrioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | U.S. Department of Defense

    The senior officers of the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard discussed topics including "great power" competition, people and equipment and media relations yesterday at the West 2017 Naval Conference in San Diego. Sailors assigned to the littoral combat ship USS Coronado swim in the South China Sea, Feb. 23, 2017.


  20. How Castro ambushed and murdered four defenseless U.S. humanitarian...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Babalu Blog

    You see, amigos: This week 21 years ago three U.S. citizens and one legal U.S. resident were busy at their volunteer humanitarian jobs when Raul Castro gave orders for his Military to ambush and murder them. Castro himself BOASTED , about these orders.