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From the deck plate of the Bertholf: Alaska Patrol

Stern launch

A small boat crew from the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf launches from the stern of the cutter to assist with a boarding in the Bering Sea. The cutter Bertholf has two small boats the crew is able to use during law enforcement operations and maritime emergencies, one from the side of the cutter and the

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itCG-Guardian resuscitates diver, another boat fire, suspect vessel detained, airshow

Sunday, a Guardian on duty at Coast Guard Station Monterey in California, performed CPR and resuscitated a diver who was pulled from the water unconscious and not breathing. The woman was transferred to EMS and reportedly in stable condition. Story here Guardians in Astoria, Oregon, had a busy SAR weekend that extended into yesterday. Over

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itCG-Hudson River boardings, vessel fires, fish barrier

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

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Vessel Boarding Security Team

Every wonder what happens during a Coast Guard boarding of a vessel before it enters a U.S. port? Click here to watch a video about a Vessel Boarding Security (VBS) team from Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia. For more information about the Coast Guard Maritime Law Enforcement (MLE) Academy and the qualification of boarding team

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Guardians of the Week – Coast Guard Station Wachapreague

Coast Guard small boat Station Wachapreague This week, the Guardians of the Week come to us from the Sector Hampton Roads area of responsibility. We are honoring the members of the Coast Guard small boat Station Wachapreague for their dedication to duty during Operation Dry Water. As the smallest unit in the Sector’s area, Station

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