Coast Guard Top 10 Rescues Video

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The director of governmental and public affairs office has posted a compilation of Coast Guard rescue videos.

Top Ten Coast Guard Rescues

“As America’s lifesavers and guardians of the seas, Coast Guard men and women commit themselves every day to serving our nation and its people with selfless courage and unflinching determination,” said Adm. Thad Allen, commandant of the Coast Guard. “This year we celebrate a remarkable milestone in our history as more than one million lives have been saved by the Coast Guard...

Coast Guard Announces More Than 1 Million Lives Saved

Washington- The U.S. Coast Guard will announce during a ceremony Saturday in Grand Haven, Mich., that it has rescued more than one million persons since it was established in 1790. “When things are at their worst, America’s Coast Guard is at its best,” said Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff. “What began as a revenue enforcement agency with a fleet of ten cutters...

Coast Guard Cutter Dallas Returns to Charleston After 63 Days

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Coast Guard Cutter Dallas will return to Charleston at noon Wednesday after a 63-day deployment to the Caribbean Sea and South Atlantic. Dallas’ crew spent more than eight weeks patrolling the Caribbean Sea to disrupt the flow of illegal narcotics from entering the United States, conducting search and rescue missions and repairing a school in Cartagena, Columbia. While...

Joint law-enforcement operation targets U.S. and Canadian maritime border

BOSTON -The U.S. Coast Guard conducted joint patrols with the Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans last week to focus attention at the border region waterways. The patrols, Operation Casper, provided a joint U.S., and Canadian presence to enforce federal laws and heighten awareness of vessel traffic transiting between U.S. , and Canadian waters. Enforcement activities focused on fisheries and...

Coast Guard Rescues Missing Hikers

SEATTLE – The Coast Guard airlifted two missing hikers in the vicinity of Multnomah Falls, Ore., at approximately 8 a.m. today. Multnomah County Sheriff’s Department requested Coast Guard assistance in locating two missing hikers in the vicinity of Multnomah Falls. The sheriff’s department was in contact with the hikers but was unable to locate them. The hikers had been missing for...

Coast Guard Hoists Stranded Man from Cliff

McKinleyville, Calif. — The U.S. Coast Guard hoisted a man who became stranded on the side of a cliff Monday evening just south of Crescent City. After receiving a call for assistance from the Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office, a Coast Guard HH65C helicopter from Air Station Humboldt Bay immediately launched to locate and assist the stranded individual, Jamie Sanger. The helicopter, piloted...

Coast Guard to Assist U.S. Virgin Islands Mariners with Fingerprinting, License Applications

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A Coast Guard Regional Exam Center (REC) representative will visit Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands Aug. 8-9 to assist mariners with fingerprinting and application packages for merchant mariner’s documents, licenses and certificates of registry.Mariners who request fingerprinting services must provide a complete application and two forms of valid identification...

Video: HH-60 Jayhawk Rescue

Just found this video, not sure when it was taken. During the rescue of the Selendang Ayu, pilots of an HH-60 Jayhawk skillfully hover above the flight deck of Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley during a bad storm in the Bering Sea. Despite rough seas, strong winds and heavy snowfall the pilots manage to maintain it’s position over the rolling and pitching Cutter without colliding into it.