Guardians of the Week- Off Duty Guardians to the rescue

Image of a rescue. RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. 25 February 2008 — A Coast Guard HH-65 Helicopter for Air Station Los Angeles searches for a man that was swept out to sea off the coast of Rancho Palos Verdes late on the night of the 24th. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Tina Epperson) This week

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ItCG- Search in the Pacific Northwest, hoax caller pleads guilty, and Cape May paddles

There is a search going on for two people who have been missing since their boat flipped in northern Chuckanut Bay near Bellingham, Wa. There were originally six people on the vessel, but when the boat flipped four of them swam for shore. Of those four three of them made it while the fourth was

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ItCG- Being safe, an asphalt spill, assisting in the search for the missing Air France flight

Boating safety is a big focus this time of year and really should be something that people pay attention to all year round. This article posted on BYM Marine Maritime News makes some really good points about how to stay safe and alive when you are out on the water. The writer bring up some

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ItCG-Hurricane season, old cutter museums, and a headline whoops

Hurricane season is here, and it is a busy time for the Coast Guard. Here are two stories about training and preparation in Florida. Story here Story here The Coast Guard is stocking up on LED Marine Lanterns for hurricane season. The LED Marine Lanterns are more environmentally friendly. Replacing the traditional lanterns with the

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NSC gets TEMPEST certification, much needed modernization moves forward

SAN FRANCISCO — U.S. Coast Guard cutter Bertholf approaches U.S. Coast Guard cutter Eagle in the San Francisco Bay here July 23. This represents the first time the oldest built cutter and the newest built cutter in the Coast Guard have transited together. U.S.C.G. photo   The Office of Acquisition has been working hard to

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