Coast Guard rescues 6 people in crash off coast of Beach Haven, NJ
Six people were rescued early Sunday morning when their 30-foot boat struck a fixed navigational aid near Ham Island, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
Congress to consider funding another Great Lakes icebreaker
Hopes for building a $350 million, state-of-the-art Great Lakes heavy icebreaker for the U.S. Coast Guard have moved out of committee and will be voted on by the full U.S. House of Representatives as part of President Biden’s $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill.
Coast Guard returns 35 people to Cuba after stopping five boats headed to US
Marine migration attempts from Cuba to the U.S. continue to climb with the number of people willing to make the dangerous trip across the Florida Straits now above 700.
Families of 34 who died in Conception dive boat disaster sue Coast Guard
The suit was filed Wednesday on the eve of the second anniversary of the fire, the worst maritime disaster in modern California history.
Man traveling on raft from Cuba saved, but 3 others died, Coast Guard says
Braving the Florida Straits on a makeshift raft, four people tried to make it to Florida’s shores from Cuba, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. Adrift for more than a week, three died and one was saved after a good Samaritan spotted the raft.
Navy, Coast Guard send ships through Taiwan Strait in wake of assault drills by China
The transit by the USS Kidd marks the eighth time this year the Navy has sent a warship through those waters.
Coast Guard returns 19 people to Cuba after making four stops off the Florida Keys
Since Oct. 1, Coast Guard crews have stopped 663 Cubans willing to make the dangerous journey across the Florida Straits in attempts to reach the United States.
Coast Guard patrols from Japan for fisheries violators
North Pacific Guard, an annual operation, targets illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing on the high seas. The Coast Guard typically commits a surface vessel and a C-130 to the operation.
Coast Guard cutter Munro arrives for patrol with 7th Fleet in Western Pacific
U.S. Coast Guard cutter Munro is the most recent cutter to take part in an ongoing, rotational deployment to the region.
Coast Guard gets a new commander for Sector Columbia River in Oregon
Capt. Scott Jackson relieved retiring Capt. Jeremy Smith at a change-of-command ceremony held Friday morning. Jackson recently finished a master's program in strategic studies from the U.S. Army War College in Pennsylvania.