The U.S. Coast Guard's Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) Implementation Task Force will meet Thursday, January 8, 2009 at 9:30 am at RTCM in Arlington, VA. Visit http://www.rtcm.org/visit.php.
The Coast Guard medevaced an 87-year-old female reportedly suffering from complications associated with a lower back injury aboard the fishing vessel Annie B in Port Alexander, Sunday evening.
The Coast Guard is responding to a plane crash Saturday approximately 51 miles southeast of Chincoteague Island.
Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 5th District
Coast Guard crews aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. and the Coast Guard Cutter Valiant repatriated 86 migrants illegally migrating from Cuba and Haiti.