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Sail Boston Service members connect with Boston through volunteering

 BOSTON (Jun 17, 2017) USCGC Eagle (WIX-327) leads the Parade of Sails during Sail Boston 2017 off the port bow of USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41). USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) and more than 50 Tall Ships from around the world are participating in Sail Boston 2017, a five-day maritime…
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Art and science merge in a disaster readiness haven

Cambridge, MA: Dorothy Ryan | Lincoln Laboratory July 7, 2016 People walking by MIT's Building 9, formally named the Samuel Tak Lee Building in Cambridge, Massachusetts, pause to contemplate the white plastic structure that appears to be part bench and part tower. Is it a new architecture-inspired sculpture? The campus is known…
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COAST GUARD, 1ST RESPONDER AGENCIES, MEDEVAC SICK MAN FROM BLOCK ISLAND, RI

BOSTON — A Coast Guard crew from Station Point Judith and Narragansett Fire and Rescue emergency medical technicians medevaced a 35-year-old man suffering from possible internal bleeding Friday night from Block Island, Rhode Island. At approximately 6:30 watchstanders at the First Coast Guard District command center received a request from Block…
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NOAA Super Computer Ahead of the Storm Disaster Awareness

NOAA National Weather Service has received a Super Computer to improve forecasts so people can react early and prepare or evacuate for storms. Near 150 people were killed as a direct result of Super Storm Sandy which forecast was mis-calculated by US GFS Model.  The European Model forecast for Sandy's…
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US Appalachian Highland Thrust and Lower Atlantic Seaboard: Strong Flood Warning

A complex weather pattern promises to deliver more heavy rainfall to the east coast that is already dealing with flooding. Rainfall totals topped 11 inches in VA. A historic Covered Bridge in Woodwine, VA was completely washed away by the girth of force-full accumulated water flows. Hurricane Joaquin is also heading North and…
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National Security Cutter, James Pulls into Boston Harbor

The Coast Guard’s latest 418-foot National Security Cutter, James (WSML 754), pulls into Boston Harbor Aug. 3, 2015. The James is the fifth of eight planned National Security Cutters – the largest and most technologically advanced class of cutters in the Coast Guard’s fleet. The cutters’ design provides better sea-keeping,…
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