Tag: ATC Mobile

Coastie for a day, hero forever

Rescue swimmers from Coast Guard Aviation Center Mobile show Luke Wiedeman how to properly inflate his life jacket. Crewmembers from ATC Mobile worked with the Mobile chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation to help Luke realize his dream of becoming a Coast Guard rescue swimmer. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Stephen Lehmann.

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Coast Guard trains with the A-Team

Members of the U.S. Army's 7th Special Forces Group jump out of an Coast Guard aircraft for a training exercise near Eglin Air Force Base in Valparaiso, Fla. The training exercise was the first of its kind between the Coast Guard and the Army. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Bill Colclough.

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Coast Guard gives endangered sea turtles lift home

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Volunteers from the New England Aquarium give fluids to an endangered Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle to keep him hydrated for transport from Massachusetts to Florida. Coast Guard photo by PA3 Connie Terrell. This past weekend, 20 Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles got a lift home with the help of a dedicated team of scientists and Coast

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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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ADM Papp updates from the Gulf of Mexico

Admiral Robert Papp, Commandant of the Coast Guard, updates the media on the Coast Guard’s role in the Deepwater Horizon Response. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) Yesterday, Admiral Bob Papp, Commandant of the Coast Guard, spent the first of what will be three days touring Coast Guard operations in support of the Deepwater Horizon Response. It

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