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Man Sentenced to Prison for Phony Mayday Calls to Coast Guard

A 47-year-old National City man was sentenced Tuesday to a year in federal prison and ordered to pay $9,606 in restitution after pleading guilty to transmitting two phony Mayday calls that sent the Coast Guard on rescue missions. Sean Berry admitted that … Continue reading

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Info: Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Ocean Rescue Boat

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Ocean Rescue Boat program began service in August 2007 and has proven its worth as a program with very unique tactical capabilities. The Ocean Rescue program is operated by the Special Enforcement Bureau’s Emergency … Continue reading

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Military Exercises to Take Place in So Cal

A great opportunity to monitor local military frequencies! Don’t be alarmed by the sight and sound of massive military planes buzzing above the Los Alamitos area this weekend. The U.S. Air Force Reserve, Coast Guard, Navy and Homeland Security will … Continue reading

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Coast Guard: New System Aided in Quick Rescue of 4 Boaters Near Catalina

Coast Guard crews are crediting the quick reaction of rescuers and a new communications system with the survival of four boaters whose pleasure craft sunk suddenly off the coast of Catalina Island early Tuesday. The incident began when a faint … Continue reading

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