- The Summer 2009 issue of Coast Guard Proceedings is available for free download and subscription. The Proceedings is a journal about safety and security at sea and this issue focuses on the Coast Guard’s international engagement.
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- What is the history behind the word “cutter”? The latest post on the Coast Guard Training Center Cape May’s blog gives a brief overview of where the term originates. This blog is an overall fun and interesting read about Coast Guard bootcamp and what goes on at the Training Center in Cape May, New Jersey. I tell ya, its not just for the Mom’s of the recruits…
- Its been a busy search and rescue weekend across the Coast Guard. Here is a brief snapshot of a few of the cases.
– Coast Guard Station Castle Hill assists local police with the rescue of two men in Newport, Rhode Island
– Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco, Station Golden Gate and several local agencies rescue a stranded surfer near Half Moon Bay, California.
– Coast Guard Air Station Los Angeles rescued three people from a grounded sailboat near Point Conception, California.
– Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco and Station Golden Gate help a man who’s boat was taking on water near Half Moon Bay, California.
– Coast Guard Auxiliary saves two boaters after their boat’s engine caught fire in Saginaw Bay, Michigan.