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JUNEAU, Alaska – Operations Specialist 1st Class Sean Terry answers a student’s question during a search and rescue presentation at Dzantiki’I Heeni Middle School in Juneau Friday, Jan. 7, 2011. Hudak is a command duty officer in the 17th Coast Guard District rescue coordination center in Juneau. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd

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itCG – Guardians unveil flag before Seahawks game, search for plane suspended, Lake Champlain safety, CGA centennial celebration

SEATTLE – Guardians from the Thirteenth District gather to unveil a large American Flag during a Seattle Seahawks pregame ceremony at Quest Field in Seattle, Dec. 20, 2009. Each branch of the armed forces was given the opportunity to participate in unveiling the American Flag during the beginning of each Seahawks home game. (U.S. Coast

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itCG – 10-foot wreath donated, search for missing fishermen, ice rescue training, top 10 countdown

Click the image to watch a video on YouTube about the handmade Brant Point Lighthouse wreath. Every year for the past several decades, Coast Guard crews on Nantucket have created the 10-foot wreath to hang on Lighthouse during the holiday season. Here they describe why the do it and how its done. (U.S. Coast Guard

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itCG-half mast, helicopter rescue, missing pilot, fuel spill, investigation

Flag is lowered to half mast during a morning color ceremony at Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento, Sunday Nov. 1, 2009. The ceremony was held in honor of seven coastguardsmen who were lost at sea when a Coast Guard C-130 suffered a mid-air collision with a Marine Corps AH-1W helicopter, Oct. 29, 2009. (Coast Guard

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itCG-emergency landing, cleaning up the bayou, boats taking on water, search for missing fisherman

A Coast Guard boat crew participates in a tactical coxswain training course on the Thames River in New London, Conn., Oct. 21, 2009 (U.S. Coast Guard photo/Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie R. Berlin). Click on image to read a news story about the training. On Thursday, a Coast Guard helicopter from Air Station Detroit had

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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-paddlewheel boat accident, cliff fall, Lake Pontchartrain SAR

Coast Guard officials are investigating an incident that occurred yesterday afternoon just north of Louisville, Kentucky, off the Ohio River in Harrods Creek involving a paddlewheel boat. At least four passengers were injured on the Belle of Louisville when wind blew the boat into a docked barge. The Belle did not take on water and

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itCG-SAR Controllers help rescue man, CGA football in the spotlight, security zone amendment, missing fishermen

When a 911 dispatcher called Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders to report a man was clinging to the hull of his capsized vessel, Guardians began to correlate his position based on their local area familiarization and his reported location. Norfolk Fire-Rescue marine unit, Coast Guard Station Portsmouth and Air Station Elizabeth City crews launched

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itCG-cancer stricken boys ride CGC, search for aircraft, abandoned car on bridge

Ten boys battling cancer were treated to a day out and a trip on the Coast Guard Cutter George Cobb yesterday. Guradians in the San Francisco area joined with the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital to plan a day where the boys could leave the hospital to enjoy Fleet Week activities including a stretch Hummer limousine

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itCG-freight container mishap, two missing boaters located in the water, two boat ejections

Coast Guard is investigating an incident where two containers dislodged from a vessel and fell onto a tank barge at the Port of Los Angeles. Luckily, there were no injuries and no environmental impact as a result of the incident. Story here After receiving a report of two missing boaters Sunday evening, the Coast Guard

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