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Chief Petty Officer Anthony Ross and his canine Chiquita perform a vertical insertion from a helicopter Aug. 7, 2014.
The K9 unit is a specialized entity that operates under MSST Los Angeles.
(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd class Andrea Anderson)
The instructors, crew and students of the National Motor Lifeboat School, Ilwaco, Wash.,
practice at the entrance of the Columbia River Bar on Feb. 08, 2011.
(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jamie Thielen.)
Petty Officer 2nd Class Jeremy Heck, a member of Coast Guard Station Sturgeon Bay, Wis.,
deploys a life ring in Sturgeon Bay, while aboard a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium, Dec. 5, 2012.
The life ring was used as part of search-and-rescue training.
(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Thomas Johnson.)
A boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Duluth, Minn., aboard a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium contacts training with an aircrew
from Air Station Traverse City, Mich., aboard an MH-65C Dolphin helicopter, in the Duluth Harbor, Sept. 10, 2012.
The crews train together to become proficient when having to pass a person or item back and forth during an emergency.
(U.S. Coast Guard photo by SN Vanessa Scasny)
SITKA, Alaska – An MH-60 helicopter from Air Station Sitka conducts flight training over Bear Mountain
with JFCOM (Joint Forces Command) JTAT (Joint Tactical Assessment Team) members
and Sitka Search and Rescue team members. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Sitka)
Members of Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team Kings Bay, Ga.,
jump into a pool for water survivability training in Atlantic Beach, Fla., Feb. 10, 2015.
Each participating crew member undergoes the training with approximately
60 pounds of tactical gear to help simulate real-life conditions.
(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Lehmann)
Coast Guard Station Golden Gate lifeboat crews conduct surf training in Sausalito, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014.
The crews train in high surf to ensure they are prepared to respond to any maritime emergency during rough weather conditions.
(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart)
A Coast Guard MH-65C Dolphin helicopter crew from Air Station New Orleans
lowers a rescue swimmer into Lake Pontchartrain as part of a training evolution, Jan. 17, 2012.
The crew members train to sharpen the skills and gain experience needed
to provide a fast response and efficient resolution to maritime emergencies.
(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Stephen Lehmann.)
Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Carr, an aviation survival technician assigned to U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, Wash.,
is lowered from an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter onto the deck of Canadian Coast Guard Ship Cape Naden,
a 47-foot motor lifeboat from Sidney, British Columbia, during a training exercise in Moresby Passage, Aug. 7, 2014.
Once aboard, Carr instructed crew members on the proper techniques for tending a trail line and completing helicopter hoists.
(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Katelyn Shearer.)
ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. Ð A Coast Guard Station Ft. Macon 47-foot Motor lifeboat crew conducts
heavy weather training prior to the arrival of Tropical Storm Hanna, Friday, Sept. 5, 2008.
Coast Guard boat crews train constantly to respond to emergency situations at sea.
(U.S. Coast Guard photo/Petty Officer 2nd Class Zachary Coone)
CAPE DISAPPOINTMENT, Wash.
Instructors, crew and students of a Coast Guard National Motor Lifeboat School class train for heavy weather
boat operations in the harsh environment of Cape Disappointment in the Pacific Northwest Nov. 12, 2009.
This photo won first place in the 2009 Coast Guard Photo Contest.
(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jamie E. Parsons.)
On July 30, 2010, U.S. Coast Guard Group Port Angeles and U.S. Coast Guard Sector Seattle combined to become U.S Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound. The purpose of this merger is to bring the operational control of all Coast Guard resources located within the present Captain of the Port Puget Sound area of responsibility under one command for the execution of all Coast Guard missions.
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