Coast Guard suspends search after remains of pilot found near Perry Island, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search after remains of pilot found near Perry Island, Alaska
USCG file photoANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing pilot near Perry Island in Prince William Sound after his remains were discovered Wednesday evening. The crew of the Alaska State Trooper vessel Churchhill located and recovered the man’s remains and the wreckage of his Cessna 180 airplane partially submerged along the coast of Culross Island. Coast Guard,...

Air Force orders two HC-130J surveillance aircraft for Coast Guard

Air Force orders two HC-130J surveillance aircraft for Coast Guard
Washington, DC = Using funds that had been transferred from the Coast Guard, the Air Force awarded a contract to Lockheed Martin Corp. for production of two HC-130J Super Hercules aircraft Dec. 31, 2014. The 10th and 11th HC-130Js in the Coast Guard’s fleet are expected to be delivered in 2016 and 2017, respectively. The U.S. Air Force placed an order for two HC-130J Super Hercules aircraft, increasing...

Endangered green sea turtles safely taken to sea by Coast Guard and Air Force

PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. — Twenty nine endangered green sea turtles were assisted in their safe migration to sea thanks to a team effort provided by the U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Air Force Jan. 6. Coast Guard Station Port Canaveral was contacted by the Air Force requesting they provide an asset to help deliver the hatchlings to the Atlantic Ocean after the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission recommended...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing F-16 pilot

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing Air Force pilot off the South Carolina coast Saturday at 10 p.m.

Coast Guard, medical personnel reach out to the village of Koyuk

NOME, Alaska — Operation Arctic Crossroads continues Wednesday with medical teams continuing community outreach efforts in Koyuk and on the North Slope.