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  1. Search continues for Coast Guard radio operator missing from Fort Wadsworth baseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | SILive.com

    The investigation continues on Wednesday into the disappearance of Christopher Montgomery from U.S. Coast Guard Sector New York on Staten Island. The city Police Department and the Coast Guard have asked for the public's help in locating the radio operator from Manorville, L.I., who has served for seven years.

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  2. Port awarded funds for security initiativesRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

    The Port Authority of Guam received approval for $468,830 from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to advance the Port's maritime security initiatives.

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  3. Mother told family in sinking boat to pray, not panicRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

    Crew members from the Coast Guard hovercraft Siyay, shown above in a training exercise, rescued Scott Brown and Ursula Stephens and their five children from frigid Pacific Ocean waters after their fishing boat began to sink. All but her husband and three-year-old son were adrift after their 10-metre fishing boat, The Mindset, began sinking off Galiano Island, about three kilometres from shore.

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  4. Guard seizes cocaine haul in Dominican watersRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WFIE-TV Evansville

    The U.S. Coast Guard says it has seized a haul of cocaine and captured two smugglers in waters south of the Dominican Republic. In a Tuesday statement, the Coast Guard said the crew of the 210-foot cutter Decisive intercepted a go-fast boat with two outboard engines.

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  5. Search will resume Wednesday for missing diver off Catalina IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

    Authorities searched the water in Emerald Bay on Catalina Island unsuccessfully all day Tuesday for a man who reportedly went missing while scuba diving for lobster with a group. Reports came in about 1 a.m. Tuesday of a missing diver near Indian Rock, just west of Isthmus Cove, according to a Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesman.

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  6. Ainley, BarbaraRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Visalia Times-Delta

    ... 1950. On June 11, 1954, she married her sweetheart Frank Ainley in New London, CT while he was serving in the US Coast Guard. Upon discharge from the service, they moved back to the Ainley Ranch in Elderwood, where they continued in the cattle ...

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  7. PWSRCAC group appoints Inletkeeper's ShavelsonRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Homer Tribune

    Shavelson was recently appointed as a boardmember of the Prince William Sound Regional Citizen Advisory Council. Prince William Sound Regional Citizens Advisory Council met in Homer for its annual meeting in a two-day conference at Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center Thursday.

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  8. case vs. Homeland Security gets Sen. Chuck Grassley's attentionRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Washington Times

    The top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee weighed in Tuesday on a settlement reached between The Washington Times and the Department of Homeland Security over the seizure of a reporter's notes. Sen. Chuck Grassley , Iowa Republican, wrote several letters to the U.S. Coast Guard, one of whom's investigative agents was involved in a raid that seized notes and other material from Times reporter Audrey Hudson.

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  9. Life Jacket Type Code Labels Go AwayRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | PRWeb

    In an effort to be more consumer friendly and spur innovation, the US Coast Guard is dropping its Type I-V labeling system. The boating safety community believes this move by the Coast Guard will help lead the way toward more comfortable and innovative life jacket designs, help boaters stay on the right side of the law, lower costs, and save lives.

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  10. U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary presents About Boating Safely Class on October 11, 2014Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | PR Log

    PRLog - Sep. 30, 2014 - GRAPEVINE, Texas -- GRAPEVINE, Texas - U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 5-11 in Grapevine is conducting a special About Boating Safely class on Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Scott's Landing Marina on Grapevine Lake. Recently Flotilla 5-11 was privileged to host an Introduction to Sailing day for some of our North Texas veterans.

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  11. Coast Guard Cutter Rush returns home after deploymentRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Rush returned to its homeport in Hawaii on Monday following a 72-day deployment in the Central and Western Pacific. Rush departed in July and spent the last two months conducting operations in the Central and Western Pacific, according to the U.S. Coast Guard, District 14 in Honolulu.

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  12. Coast Guard to drop life-jacket classifications next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Most boaters are entirely unsure what the official classifications on life jackets mean. The U.S. Coast Guard will drop the protocol on Oct. 22. must continue to have a properly fitted life jacket for all aboard," Edmonston said.

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  13. B.C. fishing boat rescue: 2 adults, 5 kids plucked from Georgia StraitRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | CTV

    Two adults and five young children had to be rescued on Monday night off the B.C. coast when their fishing vessel began sinking. The Rescue Co-ordination Centre in Victoria says the rescue took place in the Georgia Strait off Galiano island about three kilometres from shore.

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  14. Ride the Comanche to TacomaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Bremerton Patriot

    The historic 1944 World War II US Navy 143' rescue tug, recipient of a Battle Star for combat, and former U.S. Coast Guard search and rescue Cutter WMEC 202 Comanche museum ship will return to Tacoma's Tyee Marina on Oct. 11 for the winter. On board are displays of the Coast Guard's work in World War II.

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  15. U.S. Coast Guard drops life jacket type code labelsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Boating Industry

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. - In a move that's expected to benefit recreational boaters, on October 22 the U.S. Coast Guard will drop the current life jacket type code scheme - Type I, II, III, IV and V - that has been used for years to label and differentiate the types of life jackets and their specific use.

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  16. Seven rescued from vesselRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Fort Francis Times

    Two adults and five young children had to be rescued last night off the B.C. coast when their fishing vessel began sinking. The Rescue Co-ordination Centre in Victoria said the rescue took place in the Georgia Strait about miles miles off Galiano Island.

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  17. 4Cs gets federal funds for aviation programRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

    Cape Cod Community College has received $2.5 million in federal funding to launch its aviation maintenance program, according to the White House.

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  18. Family of 7 rescued from sinking fishing boat had 4 life-jacketsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | CBC News

    Canadian Coast Guard CCGS Siyay is stationed at Sea Island Station in Richmond, B.C. The 28.5 m hovercraft was built in 1998 and has a top speed of 50 kts. A family of five children and two adults had only four life-jackets when they were plucked from the frigid waters of the Georgia Strait last night after their fishing boat overturned, the coast guard says.

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  19. Authorities searching for missing diver off Catalina IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Daily Breeze

    Authorities are continuing to search the water in Emerald Bay on Catalina Island for a man who reportedly went missing while part of a chartered group dive early this morning. Reports came in around 1 a.m. of a missing diver near Indian Rock, just west of Isthmus Cove, according to a Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesman.

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  20. Foul play not suspected at this time, as search continues for missing Coast Guard radio operator Christopher MontgomeryRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | SILive.com

    Foul play is not suspected at this time in the disappearance of 26-year-old radio operator Christopher Montgomery, who was last seen at U.S. Coast Guard Sector New York in Fort Wadsworth last week , according to a Coast Guard spokesman. "The investigation continues by both the Coast Guard and the NYPD," spokesman Charles W. Rowe told the Advance in an email.

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