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itCG – Medevac, AMVER vessel rescues boaters, petroleum-based product spill, Flying Santa

This video illustrates the dangers of deploying a rescue swimmer and hoisting a person off of a vessel in 20-foot seas. This rescue took place on Saturday night when a Coast Guard helicopter medically evacuated a man off a tugboat about 54 miles off the coast of South Carolina. The 52-year-old man injured his head

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itCG-CGC Healy returns to port, airborne use of force, Ancient Albatross

Yesterday, CGC Healy returned to homeport in Seattle after a two-month deployment to the Arctic region. The cutter spent the summer on a scientific mission studying the ocean floor with the Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker Louis S. St-Laurent. Click here to check out some great multimedia and read more about the CGC Healy’s adventures. Story

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Guardian of the Week – VADM Crea

This morning, Vice Admiral Vivien S. Crea was properly relieved by Vice Admiral David Pekoske as the Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard. Over the last three years, she served as second in command and Chief Operating Officer of the Coast Guard. She will now prepare to retire from the Coast Guard and start a

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