Coast Guardsman Lives Double Life as Star Wars Storm Trooper
The Force is strong in this Coast Guardsman.
Coast Guard Releases 2019 Boating Statistics Report
Boating fatalities down from 2018. Alcohol remains leading factor.
Coast Guard Rescues Man From Disabled Sailing Vessel [VIDEO]
Fallen mast prevented sailor's escape from the elements. Airlift deemed necessary.
"Ride the Ducks" Boat Capsizes in Storm on Table Rock Lake, 17 Reported Dead (Video)
Seven people were taken to a local hospital, all passengers have now been accounted for; the captain is amongst the victims.
A Search and Rescue Boat's Critical Electronics (BLOG)
Let's take a closer look at the training needed to use some of the gear on SAR 1, along with how and why it is used on a search and rescue mission.
Congressman Seeks To Cut Night Vision 'Red Tape' For USCG
Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) says he is maddened by the fact that Coast Guard helicopters are equipped with night-penetrating Electro-Optical Sensor Systems, but can’t use them because of a “quirk in the federal bureaucracy.”
Sinking Historic Yacht Has Fuel Drained In Washington Marina
The Northwind, a 130-foot yacht built in the 1930s and thought to have hosted Winston Churchill, Jackie Kennedy and Princess Elizabeth, was found to be listing and taking on water April 14.
RCMSAR And Facilitating Marine Rescue From The Cloud (BLOG/VIDEO)
My unit of the RCMSAR had 87 calls in 2015, making it the busiest volunteer marine SAR station in Canada. It's a situation that motivates a tech enthusiast and advanced crew member like myself to think about better tools and procedures.
Coast Guard Searching For 25 Shipping Containers Lost At Sea
Coast Guard Station Miami launched MH-65 aircrews Monday to search for shipping containers lost at sea off of Florida's east coast. It is believed the containers were lost somewhere between Port Canaveral, and West Palm Beach, Florida.
U.S. Coast Guard Mobile, A Good App With A Compelling Back Story (BLOG)
The app is a gift to us from a grieving father trying to honor a son who was an enthusiastic CG Auxiliary volunteer on the path to becoming an active duty Guardsman.
Search For Missing Teens To Be Suspended At Sunset
“We have made a decision that we will suspend at sunset tonight,” said Coast Guard Capt. Mark Fedor, chief of response for the Coast Guard 7th District in Miami. “The decision to suspend was excruciating and gut-wrenching for me.”
Coast Guard Study Finds Rules Are Adequate For Electric Fish Barrier
A new Coast Guard study showed that the rules governing vessel traffic across Chicago’s electric fish barrier effectively address the risks posed by the barrier’s electrified waters.