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Coast Guard suspends search for missing jet skier near Fort Morgan

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a reported jet skier struck by lightning near Fort Morgan, Alabama, Monday afternoon.

Coast Guard crews from Station Dauphin Island, the 87-foot Coast Guard Cutter Stingray and Aviation Training Center Mobile, along with rescue crews from Alabama Marine Police and the Fort Morgan Beach Fire Department searched more than 815 square miles for the reported jet skier with no results. 78 more words


Coast Guard Crew Medically Evacuates Woman From Boat

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MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – A woman, who needed medical attention while on a boat, had to be medically evacuated by the United States Coast Guard crew. 108 more words


Senior Executive Service Announcements

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter has announced the following Department of Defense Senior Executive Service appointment and assignment:

Army Lt. Gen. Michael S. Linnington has been appointed to the senior executive service as director, Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, Washington, District of Columbia. 81 more words

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General Officer Assignments

The chief of staff, Air Force announced the following assignments:

Maj. Gen. Mark C. Dillon, deputy chief of staff for the United Nations Command and… 257 more words

Department Of Defense

Stranded Boater Near Half Moon Bay Refuses Coast Guard Rescue

HALF MOON BAY (CBS SF)– A stranded boater turned down a rescue Friday night after running the boat aground south of Half Moon Bay, according to the United States Coast Guard. 105 more words


Catch Us If You Can by Chuck Thurston

Seaplanes used to be a staple of the US Coast Guard search and rescue business. As with any aircraft, periodic training is required to stay fresh in its operation. 669 more words

New London Coast Guard Summer Exhibit

Studio 33 Art & Frame Gallery presents the New London Coast Guard Summer Exhibit, June 5, 2015 – August 29, 2015. The second of three receptions is scheduled for July 3, 2015, 6:00 to 9:00 PM. 253 more words

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