Coast Guard ramps up security, safety patrols during San Francisco Fleet Week

Coast Guard ramps up security, safety patrols during San Francisco Fleet Week
Petty Officer 1st Class Cory Sumner and Petty Officer 1st Class Devon Waite guide their bomb-detection dogs for Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Francisco 91105, as they conduct pier sweeps during San Francisco Fleet Week, Oct. 5, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sherri Eng. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard has ramped up safety and security patrols for this year’s...

Coast Guard medevacs injured man from cargo vessel 174 miles off Columbia River

Coast Guard medevacs injured man from cargo vessel 174 miles off Columbia River
WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 38-year-old man from a cargo vessel 174 miles off the Columbia River entrance, Saturday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River safely hoisted the injured crewman and transported him to sector, where he was transferred to Life Flight Network personnel for transportation to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in Portland. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard deploys more California crews in support of Hurricane Harvey response

Coast Guard deploys more California crews in support of Hurricane Harvey response
A member of the Coast Guard’s Pacific Strike Team prepares to load an all-terrain vehicle into a C-27 Spartan aircraft at Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento in Sacramento, Calif., Aug. 28, 2017.  ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Coast Guard deployed additional California-based personnel and equipment in support of Hurricane Harvey relief operations Monday. A Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento flight crew...

Coast Guard Cutter Sea Otter interdicts approximately 1,200 lbs. of marijuana

Coast Guard Cutter Sea Otter interdicts approximately 1,200 lbs. of marijuana
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Sea Otter transfers packages of suspected marijuana from a vessel approximately 29 miles southwest of Point Loma, San Diego, on August 6, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Cutter Sea Otter) SAN DIEGO − The Coast Guard interdicted approximately 1,200 pounds of suspected marijuana southwest of Point Loma, San Diego, Sunday. At approximately 9:30 a.m....

First Coast Guard C-27J Enters Programmed Depot Maintenance

First Coast Guard C-27J Enters Programmed Depot Maintenance
The first C-27J inducted into programmed depot maintenance (PDM), CGNR 2702, awaits a routine overhaul in one of the Heavy Maintenance Facility hangars at Coast Guard Base Elizabeth City, North Carolina. U.S. Coast Guard photo. The Coast Guard HC-27J Asset Project Office (APO) in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, inducted the first C-27J Spartan medium range surveillance (MRS) aircraft, CGNR 2702, into...

Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento holds remembrance ceremony for fallen Coast Guard, Marine Corps aircrew

Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento holds remembrance ceremony for fallen Coast Guard, Marine Corps aircrew
A Coast Guard member, assigned to Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento, kneels to places flowers around a memorial during a remembrance ceremony at Air Station Sacramento in McClellan Park, Calif., Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart MCCLELLAN PARK, Calif. — Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento personnel held a remembrance ceremony Saturday, honoring...

Coast Guard rescues 2 adults, 8 Boy Scouts near Santa Rosa Island

Coast Guard rescues 2 adults, 8 Boy Scouts near Santa Rosa Island
LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard rescued two adults and eight Boy Scouts after their vessel lost power near Santa Rosa Island. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach received a call from a crewmember aboard a 36-foot power boat around 8 p.m., Tuesday. The source reported that their vessel had initially lost steering and then lost power with two adults and eight Boy Scouts aboard. A...

Coast Guard suspends search for 3 from downed aircraft near Brookings, Ore.

Coast Guard suspends search for 3 from downed aircraft near Brookings, Ore.
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for three people at 9:47 p.m.,Tuesday, after more than 12 hours of searching for survivors of a downed aircraft near Brookings. John Belnap, the pilot, his son Max, 17, and a friend Ryan Merker, 17, remain missing after the reported plane crash of a 1964 Cessna 172F. Coast Guard search efforts included aircrews aboard a C-27J Spartan fixed-wing...

Coast Guard searching for 3 after report of downed aircraft near Brookings, Ore.

Coast Guard searching for 3 after report of downed aircraft near Brookings, Ore.
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard is searching for three people after a report of a downed aircraft near Brookings, Oregon, early Tuesday morning. Coast Guard Sector North Bend took over as search mission coordinator from the the Air Force Regional Communication Center early Tuesday afternoon after a backpack believed to belong to an occupant aboard the aircraft washed ashore near Lone Ranch Picnic...