Petty Officer 1stClass Patrick Wells demeanor conveys pride in his job, the recognition is not something he pursues. It’s no surprise that he is devoted to helping others, and on August 26, 2019 he did just that.
Over the past year a team of students from the University of Alabama have traveled across the nation compiling video and conducting interviews for an upcoming documentary on the U.S. Coast Guard’s response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
Time and again we have seen tragedy bring communities together as families. Earlier this week, tragedy struck our service when Coast Guard helicopter 6535 went down in Mobile Bay. In keeping with what makes America the greatest country in the world and Mobile, Ala., a Coast Guard City, the community came together to support the
Coast Guard MH-65C Dolphin helicopter UPDATE: This post has been updated to include the names of the crew members of CG-6535. UPDATE 2: This post has been updated to include the recovery of two additional crew members of CG-6535 and the suspension of active search and rescue operations. The Coast Guard recovered two crewmembers, Thursday,
LT Wayne Miller and Alabama Deputy State Fire Marshall Michael K. Talley helped in the rescue of a man caught in a car fire. Coast Guard photo by PA1 Zach Zubricki “Other Coasties would have done the same,” said LT Kenneth “Wayne” Miller as he reflected on his rescue of a man trapped in a
A member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary and members of the Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw help offload Christmas trees at the Navy Pier in downtown Chicago Saturday, Dec. 5, 2009. The Coast Guard Cutter Macknaw delivered more than 1,000 Christmas trees from northern Michigan for Chicago-area needy familes in cooperation with the Chicago Christmas Tree
Pictured From left to right, former Coast Guard member Joseph Lybrand (2nd place), AMTC Jason Law (4th place), LCDR Richard Bates (1st place) and CDR Patrick Clark (3rd place). LCDR Richard Bates won the American Bass Anglers (ABA) Coast Guard Angler of the Year Award at the 2009 American Fishing Tour National Championship, held September
The Coast Guard is stepping up its boardings of boats heading south on the Hudson River. The random stops are part of the Department of Homeland Security’s “small vessel security strategy” aimed at increasing inspections of small vessels that travel from Canada to New York City harbor. Story here Late last night, Coast Guard Sector