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Commander
USCG Seventh District
Brickell Plaza Federal Building
909 SE 1st Avenue
Miami, FL 33131-3050

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#BreakingNews A @USCG Station Georgetown boat crew rescued three men, Sunday, after their 38-foot boat capsized nea… https://t.co/YZmXdOaY6D
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#NewNews On Friday, a @USCG Maritime Safety and Security Team boat crew stopped this vessel from illegally landing… https://t.co/I8ZDYUrcX4
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#BreakingNews A @USCG Sta #KeyWest crew rescued a man & his dog, around 8:50 p.m., Fri., near Boca Grande, after th… https://t.co/tRly7kM5e3
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#Breaking @USCG Cutter William Flores' crew repatriated 53 Cubans, Saturday. "Coast Guard and partner agencies ar… https://t.co/e4KLdCr81F
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#Breaking @USCG Cutter Escanaba's crew repatriated 180 Haitians, Fri. These people were packed into an overloaded… https://t.co/v5nDt9PBS3
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#Breaking @USCG crews stopping this vessel from landing on Marquesas Key, Friday, at approx. 10 a.m. No reported in… https://t.co/F8l8yhd74n
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#HappenedToday @USCG Station Islamorada crews stopped two different vessels from illegally landing in the U.S., Thu… https://t.co/JosnjD96Fy
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#Breaking @USCG Cutter Pablo Valent's crew repatriated 65 Cubans, Thurs. "#USCG & our partners are patrolling the… https://t.co/jUnbMM4wNO
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RT @HSTF_Southeast: Wishing everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving on behalf of our #HSTFSE partners! Our crews will be patrolling by land, ai…
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#HappeningNews @USCG crews repatriated 185 Cubans to Matanzas, Cuba, Tues. Coordination with our @USEmbCuba partner… https://t.co/hzEgADjoT4
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The @USCG Air Station Borinquen aircrew transported the survivor to the airport in St. Croix, where VIFEMS personne… https://t.co/22aF7wFavC
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#Breaking @USCG MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter aircrew hoists a 65-year-old man who was rescued by St. Croix Rescue, DPN… https://t.co/NHlbGKHudM
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#Breaking A @USCG Station Ponce De Leon Inlet crew assisted a man, Wednesday, after his 30-foot sailing vessel beca… https://t.co/bX064LCBHO
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RT @FLSERT: 🥳 The end of the 2022 Hurricane Season is only one week away! ⛈️ After hurricane season, Florida enters severe weather season…
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Read more: https://t.co/3xHqLnUhzj Para personas que residen en los EE.UU buscando información sobre un familiar p… https://t.co/Hm7MprU1J5
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#Breaking #USCGC Venturous' crew repat'd 185 Cubans, Tues. "USCG, our partners are working to stop senseless migr… https://t.co/JHukOwS114
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#NewNews A @USCG Station #Marathon crew saved 5 people after their vessel capsized Tuesday, at approx. 10 a.m., abo… https://t.co/Ry73xO3ErB
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#Update @USCG crews have more than 180 people aboard rescued from the sailing vessel. #SAR #DontTakeToTheSea https://t.co/06dE2DolSU
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U.S. Coast Guard aviators are the eyes in the sky. The hard work and dedication Coast Guard aviators do on a daily basis is seen in their intensive training. Coast Guard aviators conduct multiple training flights to be ready for search and rescue cases. Whether the Coast Guard man or woman is jumping into the water or flying a search pattern for an extended time above the ocean, our aviators are fully prepared to assist when needed. #USCG #CoastGuard #SAR #Ready #D7
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We strongly caution the maritime community to remain vigilant and take the necessary precautions as Tropical Storm Dorian makes way into Eastern Caribbean waters.

Read more details here about San Juan's port condition: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDHSCG/bulletins/25af942 
#USCG #CoastGuard #D7 #Dorian
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Bravo Zulu! to the crew of U.S. Coast Guard Station Islamorada for assisting a taking on water vessel 11 miles southeast of Islamorada and escorting them back to safety. SEMPER PARATUS!

#Knowyourmil #Responsive
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UPDATE: The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for the missing boaters pending new information. Coast Guard and partner agency crews searched more than 146,368 square miles for over 281 hours.
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UPDATE: U.S. Coast Guard and partner agency crews continue to search for the missing boaters with surface & air assets. The Coast Guard will continue to have a presence in the area, but active searches will conclude at sunset.
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UPDATE: U.S. Coast Guard crews will continue to search through the night for the overdue Port Canaveral boaters.
 
The search has covered 90,306 square miles with an estimated 249 hours of active searches. Image shows today's searches.
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UPDATE: The U.S. Coast Guard and partner agencies are continuing to search for the two overdue Port Canaveral boaters. A Coast Guard HC-130 search plane, three U.S. Customs and Border Protection aircraft and two 87-ft patrol boats are actively conducting searches. Crews have searched 90,286 square miles since Friday.
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UPDATE: U.S. Coast Guard and partner agency crews continue to search through the night with surface and air assets for the overdue Port Canaveral boaters.

The search has covered 69,000 square miles with an estimated 182 hrs of active searches. Images show today's searches.
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Personnel from Marine Safety Unit Savannah conduct container inspections at the Port of Savannah. 

Crews routinely inspect containers looking for structural deficiencies and checking for undeclared hazardous materials and unsafe stowage of cargo.

Another prime example of Coast Guard personnel promoting safety, security and stewardship of America's ports and waterways!
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UPDATE: U.S. Coast Guard aircrews from Air Station Clearwater and Elizabeth City conducted multiple search patterns yesterday alongside Navy P-8 planes and CBP C-130 aircrafts. Coast Guard and partner agency surface and air assets are continuing to search throughout the day.
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The U.S. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center is aware of imagery from the NOAA buoys and will continue to follow all relevant leads. We ask our maritime community to be vigilant and report anything out of the ordinary.
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UPDATE: The U.S. Coast Guard and partner agencies are continuing to search for the two overdue Port Canaveral boaters. An Air Station Clearwater HC-130 search plane and two U.S. Customs and Border Protection C-130 planes are conducting first light searches and two 87-ft patrol boats, the Ridley and Moray, and the cutter William Flores, a fast response cutter, searched through the night and remain on scene searching.
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We are taking new strides in being able to respond faster to maritime emergencies for saving lives and disaster response!

U.S. Coast Guard Station Islamorada crews with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary takes the lead on the new Short Range-Unmanned Aerial System (SR-UAS) program to help bolster our mission capabilities. The station received two drones and pilot training to assist in search and rescue, pollution and disaster response efforts. 

Once again, technology is here to facilitate and assist us in accomplishing our missions. 

Cool right? Let us know what you think in the comments.

#KnowYourMil #USCG #CoastGuard
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UPDATE: The U.S. Coast Guard Cutters Ridley, Moray, and William Flores will be searching through the night for the overdue Port Canaveral boaters. An HC-130 search plane, an MH-60 helicopter, and a U.S. Customs and Border Protection C-130 plane will search until sunset.

The search has covered 46,800 square miles with an estimated 108 hrs of active searches. Images show today's search patterns from #PortCanaveral to #Charleston S.C.
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UPDATE: U.S. Coast Guard crews are currently searching 50 miles east of Jacksonville in an area where a gear bag was located. Multiple Coast Guard assets are on scene.
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UPDATE: Coast Guard and partner agency crews will be searching through the night w/ surface and air assets for the overdue Port Canaveral boaters. 

The search has covered 20,029 square miles with an estimated 70 hrs of active searches. Images show today's search patterns from #PortCanaveral to #Charleston S.C.
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UPDATE: Coast Guard assets are on the scene of where the civilian aircraft reported seeing a similar boat. No boats found and floating items turned out to be other debris not related to the boaters. Crews are expanding search patterns in the area.
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UPDATE: A civilian aircraft reported seeing a vessel matching the description of the Port Canaveral boater's vessel 50-miles east of #Jacksonville. A U.S. Coast Guard HC-130 search plane diverted and located what appeared to be a cooler and life jackets. Multiple assets are en route to search.
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UPDATE: U.S. Coast Guard and partner crews continue to search for the overdue #PortCanaveral boaters. Crews have investigated a reported debris field 50-miles east of St. Augustine but confirmed it wasn't in relation to the boaters.
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A U.S. Coast Guard Station Miami Beach boatcrew halted the voyage of an #illegalcharter with five people aboard Saturday in the vicinity of Watson Island after discovering multiple violations. 

For information visit https://lnks.gd/2/_3vtqr 

#AsktheCaptain, #KnowYourMil
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