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(UPDATED) itCG – Tactical boat training, cocaine seized, small boat medevac, boat fire rescue, fog closes channel

PHILADELPHIA – A Coast Guard rescue boat crew and a Philadelphia Marine Police safe boat crew conduct a tactical turn during training in the Delaware River near Philadelphia Dec. 11, 2009. The two agencies work closely with each other on training, search and rescue and port security for the Port of Philadelphia. U.S. Coast Guard

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itCG-Free whale-y, collision investigation, CBP drone, cruise ship medevac

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration members remove line caught on a yearling whale in waters west of Molokai, Hawaii, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2009. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Angela Henderson. Click on image to watch video of the disentangling operation. Guardians, along with NOAA and Hawaii state DLNR officials, Sunday freed

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itCG-Migrant interdiction, sailboat rescue, tragic discovery, education partnership

Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Jeff Dunn, a machinery technician from Aids to Navigation Team Panama City, competes as a crew chief at the Outlaw Race Car Street Finals in Montgomery, Ala. Nov. 11, 2009. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Stephen Lehmann. Click on image to view video. Guardians on board

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itCG-Naval exercises, boater found, fisherman search, Dominican repatriation, buoy removal

Semper Paratus is the guiding principle behind a joint exercise featuring Coast Guard, Navy and Canadian forces along the Washington Coast and in the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The exercise is aimed at strengthening relationships and preparedness between U.S. and Canadian forces. Story here Yesterday, we reported that a 72-year-old man was still missing

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itCG-conflicting reports corrected, illegal immigrants detained, medical evacuation

Despite conflicting news reports, the Coast Guard did not chase down the man wanted for questioning in a murder investigation. A boat from Coast Guard Station Bellingham, Washington, along with several other agencies assisted in the search for his boat. Officials ultimately found the boat in the Point Roberts area and turned it over to

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The DOG’s dogs

Or should I say, the DOG’s dog teams or maybe I should just stick with the politically correct canine teams. At any rate, three Guardians from Deployable Operations Group (DOG) units graduated from the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Canine Enforcement Training Center (CETC) in Front Royal, Virginia, yesterday; MK2 Akiyoshi Atsumi from Maritime Security

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