Fort Gordon fire contaminated drainage ditch with lead

...chemicals, large amounts of lead-based paint and possibly asbestos, according to a report filed with the U.S. Coast Guard National Response Center.Fort Gordon Public Affairs Officer J.C. Mathews said a drainage ditch that is part of...

Fort Gordon Army chaplain's wife wins 2015 Spouse of the Year award

...from three finalists, and will compete against the winners representing five other military branches ? Air Force, Coast Guard, National Guard, Navy and Marine Corps ? for the Military Spouse of the Year award. In May, she will be honored...

Thomas Ledbetter

...was the son of the late Thomas V. Ledbetter and Freddie Dell Bennett. Tom served his country with pride in the US Coast Guard, where he enlisted in 1957 at the age of 17 and by the age of 25 he attained the rank of Chief. Tom owned Ledbetter...

Becoming a fishing guide isn't as easy as you might think

...going to do it right, you'll need to take the U.S. Coast Guard license exam and it's pretty tough and expensive.Having a Coast Guard license could mean a discount on your liability insurance...

Hundreds of family members of fallen military members share how they grieve, cope for study

...whose only son, an Army private, was killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan; and a couple whose son, serving in the Coast Guard, committed suicide after what they described as sustained bullying.Of all the active-duty deaths in the period being...

John Trudelle

...1977, he was a son of the late John A. and Louise Brown Trudelle. He proudly served his country in the United States Coast Guard. He retired from Plant Vogtle where he was a Supervisor after forty-six years of service. Mr. Trudelle was a member...

Ebola checks at Savannah port

...sailed into ports across the U.S. Coast Guard's entire Southeast District in...them brought Ebola.But when the Coast Guard met a ship that most recently docked...arriving from foreign ports," said Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Gabe Somma...

Rick Pitino's Cardinals down son Richard's Gophers

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico - Montrezl Harrell had 30 points to help No. 8 Louisville beat Minnesota 81-68 in the season opener for both teams Friday night at a U.S. Coast Guard Air Station.

Sailors rescued after abandoning grounded boat during Volvo Ocean Race

...abandoned the sloop and moved to two life rafts anchored to a dry section of the reef. They were rescued by a local coast guard after daylight.Team Vestas Wind reported both its rudders were broken and the stern of its 65-foot boat was being...

Across the region

Commander of Coast Guard is removedCHARLESTON, S.C. - The commander of Coast Guard operations in South Carolina and Georgia...Rodriguez was relieved Monday from Coast Guard Sector Charleston.Coast Guard spokeswoman...