Americas Alaska’s Kodiak Island could be the site of a further THAAD system launch, conducted less than a month after a previous successful test at the facility. In a notice posted by the US Coast Guard, mariners are advised to remain clear of swaths of ocean between Kodiak Island and Hawaii through the weekend. The […]
The US Coast Guard says it rescued five people from a capsized boat in the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday, eight miles south of Topsail Island, North Carolina. A 29-foot response boat brought the people on board. (July 23)
Because Donald Trump will not stop golfing and doesn't care how many people he inconveniences for each and every outing, the Coast Guard is now planning to close the Potomac River for a two-mile stretch every time Trump visits his Potomac-adjacent self-named Northern Virginia golf course. Show More Summary
Coast Guard officials have rushed a woman to the hospital after she was bitten by a small shark. A Good Samaritan called officials Saturday to report the incident which happened … Click to Continue »
The U.S. Coast Guard says a launch from the Kodiak Island rocket launch complex in Alaska will occur as soon as next week. The Kodiak Daily Mirror reports (http://bit.ly/2tz2P2E ) … Click to Continue »
The commander of the U.S. Coast Guard district for the Great Lakes is stepping down and will be replaced by another woman. Rear Admiral June Ryan, the first female leader … Click to Continue »
We’ve been writing about Sterling Scott since December, 2014 when he pretended to be an Army Sergeant Major to defraud the Coast Guard Mutual Assistance Program. In December, 2015, he was sentenced to ten months in jail after the judge caught him lying to the court. Well, according to Virginian-Pilot, he’s back at it, this […]
U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says security at the nation's ports is a top priority to preventing terrorism. Kelly boarded a Coast Guard cutter in Long Beach on Thursday … Click to Continue »
The U.S. Coast Guard racked up $311,000 in expenses searching for an Alaska man who faked his own death to avoid going to prison in a sexual assault case, according … Click to Continue »
Searchers have located that the wreck of the missing fishing vessel Destination which sank in the Bering Sea in Februaryh with the loss of all six crew members, the Coast Guard said Thursday. The wreckage was located with the help of two NOAA ships at the request of the U.S. Show More Summary
Letter to Coast Guard criticizes 2-mile ‘security zone’ when president is playing golf
(Reuters) - A person trapped in their home by rising flood waters was lifted to safety by a Coast Guard helicopter crew after flash floods caused chaos in the Cornish town of Coverack on England's south west coast.
The U.S. Coast Guard has announced it will periodically cut off access to roughly two miles of the Potomac River where it borders Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Va., when President Trump is golfing at the property.
Citing security concerns, the Coast Guard will occasionally cut off access to part of the Potomac River by the Trump Golf Course.
Anticipating that the president will be returning to Trump National Golf Club, the Coast Guard plans to implement a permanent security zone in a two-mile stretch of the Potomac River. [ more › ]
The number of arrests of migrants with criminal records trying to illegally re-enter the U.S. after being deported has increased in the Caribbean, the U.S. Coast Guard said Monday. The … Click to Continue »
Several miles of waterway along Trump National Golf Course in proposed ‘security zone’
A disabled Maersk containership was towed to safety on Saturday after losing power and threatening to run aground in Alaska. The United States Coast Guard and the Alaska Dept. of Environmental Conservation (DEC) confirmed that the 872-foot...Show More Summary
Three people were rescued Saturday after their boat capsized in the ocean near Menlo Park, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam Danika Katzer, of York High School and Coast Guard Blue Dolphins in Virginia, has verbally committed to the University of Tennessee for 2018-19. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Vols on a Roll: Danika Katzer? is Latest to Give Verbal Commitment to Tennessee