Coast Guard 11th National Security Cutter (NSC) named for Elizebeth Smith Friedman

WASHINGTON —​ The U.S. Coast Guard is naming the 11th Legend-Class National Security Cutter (NSC) in honor of the cryptanalyst Elizebeth Smith Friedman. Friedman was a pioneering code-breaker for the Coast Guard during the Prohibition Era and World War II, serving within the Coast Guard Cryptanalytic Unit-387. She has been dubbed “America’s first female cryptanalyst” and Leer másCoast Guard 11th National Security Cutter (NSC) named for Elizebeth Smith Friedman[…]

Coast Guard, partner agencies, good Samaritan rescue 3 near Treasure Island

SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard, partner agencies, and a Good Samaritan rescued three people after their boat capsized near Treasure Island, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a distress call from a good Samaritan on their vessel Sun Dance after they came across a capsized boat and three people in the water at Leer másCoast Guard, partner agencies, good Samaritan rescue 3 near Treasure Island[…]

Coast Guard rescue woman stranded on aground jet ski in Rancocas Creek, New Jersey

PHILADELPHIA – A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin aircrew rescue a woman that was stranded on an aground jet ski near Rancocas Creek, New Jersey, Sunday night. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay command center were notified by Burlington County dispatch at 9:50 p.m. of a woman in need of assistance after running a Leer másCoast Guard rescue woman stranded on aground jet ski in Rancocas Creek, New Jersey[…]

El USCG y la Armada de Colombia incautan 7.5 toneladas de cocaína en el mar Caribe

MIAMI— El USCG y otras agencias colaboradoras decomisaron aproximadamente 1.500 paquetes que, al ser examinados, dieron positivo para cocaína en una embarcación de 72-pies (21 metros) a 46 millas náuticas al noreste de Panamá el 8 de junio. Los exámenes de laboratorio continúan, pero se estima que tiene un valor de $286 millones. La tripulación Leer másEl USCG y la Armada de Colombia incautan 7.5 toneladas de cocaína en el mar Caribe[…]

Coast Guard, local agencies medevac injured​ man on Rogue River, Galice, Ore.

NORTH BEND, Ore. — The Coast Guard assisted local agencies to medevac (medical evacuation) an injured man Sunday after he fell down a cliff near Galice.​ A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew brought​ the man to Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center​ for reported periodic loss of consciousness and an injured leg. A local fisherman Leer másCoast Guard, local agencies medevac injured​ man on Rogue River, Galice, Ore.[…]

Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles transfers command

PORT ANGELES, Wash. – Cmdr. Joan Snaith relieved Cmdr. Michael S. Jackson as the new commanding officer of Coast Guard Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles Friday during a change of command ceremony. Snaith is the unit’s 43rd commanding officer and will be responsible for overseeing operational responsibilities of the Air Station including; Search and Leer másCoast Guard Air Station Port Angeles transfers command[…]

Coast Guard Cutter Valiant returns to Jacksonville after 60-day patrol

JACKSONVILLE— The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Valiant (WMEC-621)​ returned home to Naval Station Mayport, Florida, Monday after completing a 9-week patrol conducting operations in the Windward Passage between Haiti and Cuba in support of Coast Guard 7 th District and Operation Southeast Watch.​ Coast Guard Cutter Valiant patrolled over 11,000 nautical miles in the Caribbean, working closely Leer másCoast Guard Cutter Valiant returns to Jacksonville after 60-day patrol[…]

Coast Guard, partner agencies search for missing swimmer near Delanco, New Jersey

DELANCO, N.J. — The Coast Guard and local partner agencies are in search for a missing 22-year-old male swimmer in the vicinity of Delanco on the Delaware River, Sunday afternoon. Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders received a relayed report from the City of Burlington Police Department Dispatch notifying them of the missing person.​ The man was Leer másCoast Guard, partner agencies search for missing swimmer near Delanco, New Jersey[…]

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