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Updated Zika Virus Guidance

It is necessary to take all precautions to prevent the transmission of Zika. ALCOAST 289/16 outlines Coast Guard requirements, as well as provides guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Widespread local transmission of Zika continues on the island of Puerto Rico and in the US Virgin Islands, and cases have also been found in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Read this important post to ensure you and your family are taking all precautions to prevent the transmission of the Zika virus.


Air Station Clearwater hosts 6th annual Coast Guard Naval Aviation Internship

From school books to survival swimming

Every summer for the past six years crewmembers from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, Florida have hosted a week-long internship for these high school students. The internship allowed them to experience the behind the scenes vantage point of both Coast Guard and civil aviation. Furthermore, the internship exposed the students and cadets to other job opportunities and career paths within the Coast Guard.