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Check Out These Dramatic Photos Of The Recent Fire Aboard Coast Guard Cutter Waesche

In addition, in the past year or so, Coast Guard cutters have been increasingly assisting with other missions in the Western Pacific. In 2019, the Waesche’s sister ships USCGC Bertholf and Stratton spent 326 days between them monitoring and gathering intelligence on vessels conducting ship-to-ship transfers in the East China, South China, and Yellow Seas to [...]

September 27th, 2020 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

No yelling, fewer dropouts during swab summer at Coast Guard Academy

New London — When the coronavirus struck earlier this year, life at the Coast Guard Academy changed. Cadets, who were on spring break, were told not to return to campus, then brought back several months later in stages where they underwent testing and a quarantine period. Their classes remain remote, and they spend most of their days wearing masks [...]

September 27th, 2020 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

Coast Guard rescues 7 from capsized vessel

“They had been in a traumatic situation for hours, no water, no food,” said Brett Cagle, with the United States Coast Guard from St. Petersburg. “You’re thinking you’re going to die for the last three hours of your life, you don’t really think right, it’s just a very stressful situation.” Article source: https://www.mysuncoast.com/2020/09/21/coast-guard-rescues-capsized-vessel/

September 23rd, 2020 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

Pandemic spells opportunity for Coast Guard cadets

NEW LONDON, Conn. — Branyelle Carillo was facing the prospect of a summer marooned by the pandemic at the Coast Guard Academy in New London when she was called up for a mission: The U.S Coast Guard cutter Munro, bound for a patrol of the U.S. maritime border with Russia, had lost a tenth of [...]

September 23rd, 2020 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

$219 million in cocaine, marijuana seized by Coast Guard over 2 week period

The operations started in April 2020. Numerous agencies were involved in the seizures including the Department of Defense, Homeland Security, the United States Navy, the British Royal Navy, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the FBI, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Article source: https://www.wtsp.com/article/news/coast-guards-offloads-219-million-drugs-port-everglades/67-f9c02161-4890-4338-8bc1-73d064f54755

September 19th, 2020 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

Coast Guard Academy Cadets Come To The Rescue For COVID-19 Stricken Alameda-Based Cutter

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP/CBS SF) — Branyelle Carillo was facing the prospect of a summer marooned by the pandemic at the Coast Guard Academy in New London when she was called up for a mission: The U.S Coast Guard cutter Munro, bound from Alameda to a patrol of the U.S. maritime border with Russia, had [...]

September 19th, 2020 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

Storm mode shifts to recovery mode with help of US Coast Guard

Residents of Delcambre are shifting to recovery mode, as the United States Coast Guard helps clean up the aftermath of Hurricane Laura. “It was hard to catch a lot of who left and who stayed,” said Lt. Collin McClelland. “So, this is as much an intel grab as it is getting people out of harm’s [...]

September 15th, 2020 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

No Yelling, Fewer Dropouts During Swab Summer at Coast Guard Academy

NEW LONDON — When the coronavirus struck earlier this year, life at the Coast Guard Academy changed. Cadets, who were on spring break, were told not to return to campus, then brought back several months later in stages where they underwent testing and a quarantine period. Their classes remain remote, and they spend most of [...]

September 15th, 2020 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

Quilts of Valor presents Coast Guard veteran Bob Scarpino with unique award

Jan and Bob Scarpino of Port Clinton and Quilts of Valor Foundation members Jill Bothe and Mary Gill display the Quilt of Valor present to Scarpino for his 20 years of service with the U.S. Coast Guard. (Photo by Kathy Jo Schweitzer) Robert Scarpino of Port Clinton was honored last week for 20 years of [...]

September 11th, 2020 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

Coast Guard cross country’s Kaitlyn Mooney has had to wait long enough

Kaitlyn Mooney ran her second career race as a freshman for the Coast Guard Academy women’s cross country team in the fall of 2017 at the Williams College Purple Valley Classic at Williamstown, Mass., and promptly set the school record for a 6K in 22 minutes, 2 seconds. She placed second behind Ithaca’s Taryn Cordani, [...]

September 11th, 2020 | Posted in Coast Guard | Read More »

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