In the helicopter cabin

Coast Guard responds in the wake of Sandy

The Coast Guard has a proud tradition of preserving life in even the most adverse conditions and stood ready to continue that tradition in the wake of Sandy. Coast Guard helicopter crews were busy responding to multiple requests to rescue people who were trapped in their homes in the wake of the storm. Coast Guard aircrews were sent from both air stations Atlantic City and Cape Cod to provide search and rescue response.

Petty Officer 3rd Class Timothy Mirandi

Shipmate of the Week – BM3 Timothy Mirandi

Written by Petty Officer 1st Class Lauren Jorgensen, Coast Guard 9th District public affairs specialist. When Petty Officer 3rd Class Timothy Mirandi passed his check-ride May 19, 2011, it was the final step to becoming a qualified small-boat coxswain at […]

Detroit Princess

Preparing for the worst-case scenario

With this week’s 5.9-magnitude earthquake felt along the U.S. East Coast and Hurricane Irene inching on a path towards the eastern seaboard, preparedness is at the forefront of many American’s minds. Preparedness plays an important role in the Coast Guard, […]