Tag: Air Station Miami

Powering a greener future

Yesterday Compass shared with you an overview of Coast Guard-wide energy initiatives and how the service is aggressively pursuing energy efficiency and fuel conservation strategies ashore and afloat. Because today is Earth Day, we’re sharing one more story about Coast Guard units in the 7th Coast Guard District “going green.” A new roof is installed

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Another drug sub busted

A sinking self-propelled, semi-submersible vessel was interdicted in the Western Caribbean Sea March 30, 2012, by the crews of Coast Guard Cutter Decisive, Coast Guard Cutter Pea Island, Joint Interagency Task Force South and the Honduran Navy. The SPSS sank during the interdiction in thousands of feet of water. U.S. Coast Guard photo. It’s been

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Weapon & ammunition seized In Caribbean waters

Coast Guard crews along with Caribbean Border Interagency Group federal law enforcement authorities seized approximately $190,000, a semi-automatic weapon and approximately 300 rounds of ammunition from inside a vessel northwest of Puerto Rico. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Written by 7th Coast Guard District public affairs. Coast Guard crews along with Caribbean Border Interagency Group federal

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Sean Kingston rescued by off-duty Coast Guardsman

Jonathan Rivera

Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Rivera, an avionics electrical technician, receives his certificate upon completion of "A" school at Coast Guard Aviation Technical Training Center in Elizabeth City, N.C. Photo courtesy of Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Rivera. We often hear stories of exceptional acts performed by everyday people. The woman that pulls a passenger

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Women’s Leadership Symposium: Inspired by the past, focused on the future

Senior Chief Sparks

At the 2011 Women’s Leadership Symposium, the largest gathering of military women in the country, tales of the historic achievements of service women are the norm which makes this event the perfect opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of two of today’s Coast Guard women and the impact their leadership and mentorship has had on those who have had the privilege of serving with them.

Air Station Miami welcomes the Ocean Sentry

Air Station Miami’s Commanding Officer, CAPT Rick Kenin (left), along with the Executive Officer, CDR Mori Andrews (far right) and the Aviation Engineering Officer, CDR Ed Parkinson (middle), greet LT Tavis McElheny following the arrival of Air Station Miami's first HC-144A. Photo Courtesy of Air Station Miami. The Coast Guard’s District 7 executes missions in

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itCG – 5 rescued from sinking boat, man overboard, tug sinks, Guardian profiled

Guardians medevaced a logger suffering from a possible back injury and a broken leg from the village of Ouzinkie on Spruce Island north of Kodiak Island, Alaska. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Charly Henge) Click the image to read more. Guardians rescued five sailors off the coast of North Carolina over

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itCG – Guardian becomes a citizen, capsized boaters rescued, cruise ship assists SAR, scholarship honors Rescue 1363

Coast Guard Fireman Olalekan Oyeyemi, a native of Nigeria, poses with Master Chief Richard Uronis after receiving his certificate of naturalization in a ceremony aboard the USS Intrepid. Oyeyemi currently serves onboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Reliance, homeported in Kittery, Maine. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Barbara L. Patton) Click

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