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Coast Guard Rescues Four Boaters Who Went Missing off Key West

Four boaters were reported overdue Tuesday, July 26, 2016, and were last seen in a 25-foot Grady White, leaving Key West to go on a snorkeling trip. The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for the missing boaters. (Photo: Chief Petty Officer NyxoLyno Cangemi)

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

Problem in Engine Room Led to Flooding on Boat: Coast Guard

This photo provided by Debra Sharrah shows one of two good Samaritan ships arriving in Adak, Alaska, July 27, 2016, with some of the crew members who abandoned ship. (Debra Sharrah via AP)

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

Ask Stew: Weakness Wednesday


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

46 People Rescued from Sinking Boat off Alaska: Coast Guard

 An Air Station Kodiak C-130 Hercules aircrew takes off from Kodiak, Alaska, Airport to deliver helicopter parts to a forward operating location located in Deadhorse, Alaska, July 1, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Kelly Parker)

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

Cutter Eagle Arrives in Norfolk, Virginia

The USCGC Eagle arrives in Norfolk, Virginia, July 22, 2016. The Eagle's crew moored the tall ship at Otter Berth at Town Point Park on Waterside Drive. (U.S. Coast Guard photo/Petty Officer 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn)

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

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