As Haiti's crisis worsens, a rising number flee by sea
There was nothing but darkness and desperation around them as the captain told the dozens of people on a flimsy boat in the Caribbean “we are lost.... There is no hope.” That scenario is playing out all too often. In a 12-month period ending in October, the U.S. Coast Guard intercepted at sea three times more Haitians than it had the previous year.
Coast Guard targets second vessel tied to Southern California oil spill
Authorities from the U.S. Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board believe a ship’s anchor hit an oil pipeline off Huntington Beach and eventually led to the Oct. 2 spill.
Fifth Coast Guard District focused on navigating wind farms, commercial space flight
The Coast Guard must ensure vessels can safely operate around the turbines, and that its own ships can conduct search and rescue operations safely. Along with the farms themselves, a host of construction, supply and support ships will be going back and forth to the installations.
Pilot of small plane rescued after crashing into Tampa Bay
The crash happened about 3 miles south of MacDill Air Force Base on Friday, the Coast Guard said in a news release.
Navy and Coast Guard ships open for public tours during Fleet Week San Diego
This year is the 20th anniversary of Fleet Week San Diego and marks a return to in-person events after the pandemic dampened the 2020 iteration, which was mostly held virtually.
Coast Guard searches for man who disappeared after leaving Florida Keys
Ward Stogdill, 52, left Boot Key, in the Middle Keys city of Marathon, at 5:30 a.m. aboard his 30-foot vessel Bella Dawn. He last made contact at 10:30 a.m. that day, according to the Coast Guard. His destination was Bimini.
Sen. Ben Sasse talks challenges of the ‘digital revolution’ in ethics forum at Coast Guard Academy
Sen. Ben Sasse, addressed a group of Coast Guard Academy cadets largely born between 2000 and 2003 about social media.
Navy and Marine Corps exchanges open online shopping to DOD, Coast Guard civilians
Active and retired DOD and Coast Guard civilian employees must have a U.S. mailing address.
Bollinger Shipyards delivers latest Coast Guard cutter
The John Scheuerman is the fifth of six Bollinger-built cutters destined for operations in Manama, Bahrain, to support U.S. interests in southwest Asia and the Middle East.
Coast Guard Cutter Healy’s journey through the Arctic: No ‘ice liberty’ in changing waters
This has been, in part, a training mission for the 85 crew members, a task that has added importance as the Coast Guard prepares to increase the U.S. Arctic presence with three new icebreakers that later in this decade are planned to be homeported in Seattle.