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KEY WEST, Fla. — The United States Coast Guard rescued four boaters a day after they failed to return home from a snorkeling trip off Key West. The Coast Guard reports on social media that a rescue crew reached the missing vessel around 5 p.m. Wednesday, about 40 miles northwest of Key West. All four people onboard were reportedly in good healt... more
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A problem in the engine room led to flooding on board a fishing boat off Alaska's Aleutian Islands, forcing the crew to abandon ship, the Coast Guard said Wednesday. The 46 crew members of the stricken Alaska Juris were taken to the port in Adak, Alaska, arriving late Wednesday morning, Adak city manager Layton Lockett said.... more
Recently, we have been focusing on a variety of weaknesses people typically have with regards to fitness training prior to military service. Sometimes, it is the fitness test itself -- maybe the run time or the low numbers of repetitions on pullups, pushups, or situps. Sometimes, it is the bigger events students will see while in training: s... more
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Two Good Samaritan vessels rescued 46 people Tuesday night who abandoned their sinking fishing boat in the Bering Sea off Alaska's Aleutian Islands, the Coast Guard said. There were no reports of any injuries as the crew members were transferred from life rafts to the merchant ships, in a fairly calm seas, Coast Guard Petty ... more
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle arrived in Norfolk Friday. The Eagle's crew moored the tall ship at Otter Berth at Town Point Park on Waterside Drive at about 11 a.m. The Eagle will be open for free public tours Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Otter Berth. At 295 feet in length, the Eagle is the largest tall ... more