Officials had warned Texans to “stay off the water,” saying that search-and-rescue capabilities would degrade as storm conditions strengthened.
The Coast Guard was searching for five people who were aboard a Black Hawk helicopter in a training exercise. It was the third crash in about a month involving U.S. military aircraft.
Adm. Paul Zukunft said he remained committed to “our people right now,” despite President Trump’s statement that transgender people were not welcome in the military.
By RON NIXON July 4, 2017 ALAMEDA, Calif. — Vice Adm. Fred Midgette, commander of Coast Guard operations in the Pacific Area, has a challenge almost as vast as the ocean he patrols in search of drug traffickers, with responsibilities for an area that...
A section of the Port of Charleston was closed for more than seven hours as nearly a dozen federal, state and local agencies searched a container ship.