My Turn: New definition for military 'Dereliction of Duty' or refusing to deal with it undermines our national security."I was appalled, as a veteran having served in the Coast Guard over 30 years in many corners of the world, that the President would use his position as Commander?in-Chief to...
Coast Guard rescues man near Sitka

...25 miles north of Sitka.Weather conditions were no obstacle, and the crew hoisted the 68-year-old man aboard the Coast Guard helicopter without incident.He was taken to Sitka Community Hospital. An update on his condition was not available...
Woman hanging on Shell ship since Friday ends drill protest

...the Bellingham harbor around 9:30 a.m. Monday, the Coast Guard said.D'Angelo was checked for hypothermia and then...compromising their safety and that of others. He commended the Coast Guard and local law enforcement for de-escalating the incident...
Protester leaves Shell ship; one remains

...about 4:30 a.m. Sunday, and the Coast Guard said it obliged.The Arctic Challenger...giant anchor chain," he said.The Coast Guard brought Fuller to Coast Guard...resources are in high demand."The Coast Guard said it has cited four owners...
Astronaut Steve Swanson's visit excites Ketchikan students

...came up, it was strictly just the Coast Guard, and now we're reaching out...Powers and Swanson also visited the Coast Guard Base Ketchikan during their visit...American300 guests) just what the Coast Guard does 24-7, and - it's a pretty...
Two people chained to Shell ship

...climbing harness on Friday night.The Coast Guard cutter Osprey spent the night...and are not being harassed by the Coast Guard. But he expressed concern for...of Mexico.He confirmed that the Coast Guard was not interfering with Rose...
Coast Guard floats boating safety guide

...landed Tuesday morning in Gastineau Harbor, members of the Coast Guard threw out flotation devices to an invisible man overboard...toolbox as you go along."As far as free tools go, the Coast Guard just launched a smartphone app that allows recreational...
Obama: Climate change a security threat

...administration commits enough money to deal with the challenges the president identified.Obama's appearance at the Coast Guard Academy was his second and last commencement address of the season after speaking earlier in May at a community college...
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WWII, Korean War vets feted in honor flight

...husband, James Holten, at age 18. When he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and got his orders overseas, Holten joined the Coast Guard."I could see a long, lonesome war ahead of me," she said.Holten went through boot camp at probably one of...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for May 18, 2015

...higher than the national average.It's appropriate, then, that this month brings us National Safe Boating Week. The Coast Guard offers boat safety checks and hands out life jackets across the state as part of the "Kids Don't Float" campaign...


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