Somali pirates hijacked a South Korean fishing vessel near the coast of Kenya more than a week ago, an anti-piracy taskforce confirmed Sunday.
The first nine months of 2010 tied with the same period in 1998 for the warmest combined land and ocean surface temperature on record.
The Coast Guard Foundation awarded board member Guy Edison Clay Maitland as the recipient of the Coast Guard's Distinguished Public Service Award.
Coast Guard crews from six units across Maryland and Washington, D.C., competed Wednesday in the Boat Crew Rodeo held at Coast Guard Station Washington, D.C.
A New York member of the U.S. Coast Guard fell overboard to his death during a nighttime anti-terrorism training exercise in Virginia, authorities said.
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