The Coast Guard’s ability to complete missions across the globe is contingent upon capable platforms and, most importantly, Coast Guard members with the proper skills, knowledge, and experience. Prior to deployments, Coast Guard cutters and aircraft crews hone their proficiency through rigorous training programs and practice. Providing the most realistic and high fidelity training environment to practice shipboard helicopter operations, Coast Guard Cutter Venturous led a Deck Qualification Landing (DLQ) exercise, also known as a DLQ Roundup, off the coast of Miami.
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We are past the half-way point for the contest, and today’s video features dramatic footage of the Coast Guard rescuing a man trapped on the rocks near the South Padre Island jetty March 5. This is the sixth day of the 2011 Video of the Year contest, with voting open through Jan. 13, 2012.
Coast Guard crews survey damage after a barge explosion that occurred at Superior Docks in Texas. Bystanders rescued one man, who was thrown into the water when the barge exploded. (U.S. Coast Guard photo.) Click the image for aerial video of the barge. A barge explosion in Corpus Christi, Texas yesterday has translated into a
In this file photo, the Coast Guard Cutter Penobscot Bay clears a path through the icy waters of the Hudson River. The Penobscot Bay is on its way to the Great Lakes to augment the other eight ice breakers assigned to Operations Taconite and Coal Shovel. (USCG photo PA3 Mike Hvozda) Click the image to
Sea Scouts float in the San Francisco Bay dressed in survival suits during the 15th annual Safety at Sea training held at Sector San Francisco on Yerba Buena Island. Click the image to watch Coast Guard Channel video of Guardians training Sea Scouts in firefighting, cold water survival, damage control and dewatering. Guardians are searching