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A team to call his own

Andrew Cortor, the son of Coast Guard Chief Warrant Officer Mark Cortor, uses baseball to overcome the challenges of being a military child. He was recently the only player from a Coast Guard family on the San Diego Destroyers, a team comprised entirely of children belonging to military families, during the 2016 Major League Baseball All Star Youth Classic.

Cutter Edisto helps wayward sea lion

As part of the service’s living marine resources mission, the Coast Guard teams up with a variety of organizations to aid in protecting and responding to distressed animals, including sea lions. Such was the case for Southern California crews with Franklin, a wayward sea lion.

Shipmate of the Week – Amanda Satter

Amanda Satter, ombudsman for Maritime Safety and Security Team San Diego, is presented the Wanda Allen-Yearout Ombudsman of the Year Award for 2012 by Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Diego protects seaports and waterways, safeguarding

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Day 6: Coast Guard Video of the Year

Video of the Year contest

Our sixth video features Aids to Navigation Team (ANT) San Diego and their work on the Zuniga Jetty light ‘Zulu’ at the entrance of San Diego Bay. Petty Officer 1st Class Michael Tapp, officer-in-charge of the ANT, narrates the b-roll video and explains why the crew has to be hoisted by a helicopter onto the light to conduct repairs. Click on the post to watch the video and find out how to cast your vote for your favorite…

District 11 Commander explains internal investigation into San Diego boat collision

SAN DIEGO – Rear Adm. Joseph Castillo, commander of the Eleventh Coast Guard District, addresses the media regarding a collision between a Coast Guard 33-foot response boat and a 24-foot recreational boat that occurred Dec. 20, 2009, during a press conference at Coast Guard Sector San Diego Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2009. (Coast Guard photo by

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Search for Crewmembers involved in Mid-Air Collision

Coast Guard aircrew members conduct search patterns east of San Clemente Island Friday. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Cory J. Mendenhall. It has been a truly tragic past couple of days for the Coast Guard, Marine Corps and the family and friends of the nine crewmembers who were involved in a

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The Joint Civilian Orientation Conference (JCOC) visits the Coast Guard

Head over to YouTube or CGVI to watch a video about the recent Joint Civilian Orientation Conference (JCOC), which visited Coast Guard units in San Diego. The JCOC is sponsored by the Department of Defense and provides civilian public opinion leaders a broader understanding of military and national defense issues.

Guardians on “After the Catch” tonight!

Tonight’s segment of “After the Catch” on Discovery Channel will feature LT Zachery Koehler of Air Station Kodiak, Alaska talking with the Captains from the “Deadliest Catch” about the fishing boat KATMAI case. The segment will also include footage of Coast Guard units in San Diego. Tune in to watch tonight at 10 p.m. ET/PT!