Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel 275 miles west of San Diego

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel 275 miles west of San Diego
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento C-27J aircraft file photo by Lt. Scott Handlin SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 58-year-old man from a freight ship approximately 275 miles west of San Diego, Saturday. The crew of the 595-foot freight vessel, Anna M, contacted Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s...

Coast Guard medevacs injured woman from sailboat west of San Clemente Island

Coast Guard medevacs injured woman from sailboat west of San Clemente Island
Coast Guard C-27 Spartan aircraft file photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 48-year-old woman from a sailboat 70 miles west of San Clemente Island, Friday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); At approximately 2:15 a.m. Friday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center received a report...

Coast Guard assists 7 boaters aboard vessel taking on water

Coast Guard assists 7 boaters aboard vessel taking on water
Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter. File Photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard assisted seven boaters after their vessel began taking on water west of La Jolla, Friday. At 10:25 a.m., Coast Guard Sector San Diego Joint Harbor Operations Center watchstanders were contacted by the operator of the 80-foot vessel Mahana reporting they were taking on water approximately 18 miles west of...

Coast Guard seizes 1,446 lbs of marijuana west of Oceanside

Coast Guard seizes 1,446 lbs of marijuana west of Oceanside
Coast Guard Cutter Active file photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard interdicted two suspected smugglers and seized 1,446 pounds of marijuana west of Oceanside, Sunday. A Customs and Border Protection’s Air and Marine Operation aircraft located a recreational vessel at approximately 12:25 a.m., and vectored in the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Active (WMEC-618) and a Coast Guard Sector San Diego...

Coast Guard Cutter Edisto decommissioned after 30 years of service

Coast Guard Cutter Edisto decommissioned after 30 years of service
The Coast Guard Cutter Edisto sits moored at Naval Base Point Loma, San Diego, April 13, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Joel Guzman) SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard Cutter Edisto (WPB 1313) was decommissioned Friday after more than 30 years of service during a ceremony at Naval Base Point Loma in San Diego. The Edisto is one of the Coast Guard’s 38 remaining 110-foot Island...

Coast Guard Pacific Southwest recognizes enlisted persons of the year

Coast Guard Pacific Southwest recognizes enlisted persons of the year
Rear Adm. Todd Sokalzuk (left), Coast Guard 11th District commander, and Master Chief Petty Officer Ryan Fahlenkamp (right), Coast Guard 11th District command master chief, congratulate Petty Officer 2nd Class David Holland (center), a maritime enforcement specialist assigned to Coast Guard Pacific Tactical Law Enforcement Team in San Diego, after Holland was named the enlisted person of the year at...

Coast Guard suspends active search for person in the water near Crystal Pier

Coast Guard suspends active search for person in the water near Crystal Pier
Coast Guard Cutter Haddock File Photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard suspended its active search, pending further developments for a 27-year-old man that fell in the water from Crystal Pier, in Pacific Beach, San Diego, Sunday. Rescue crews searched more than 204 square miles with no sign of the missing man. At approximately 6:30 p.m. Sunday, San Diego Lifeguards contacted watchstanders at the Coast...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Crystal Pier

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Crystal Pier
Coast Guard Cutter Haddock File Photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard is searching for a 27-year-old man that fell in the water from Crystal Pier, in Pacific Beach, San Diego, Sunday. At approximately 6:30 p.m. Sunday, San Diego Lifeguards contacted watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center reporting they were searching for a missing male that fell in the...

Coast Guard helicopter crews rescue mudslide victims in Santa Barbara

Coast Guard helicopter crews rescue mudslide victims in Santa Barbara
A crew member looks down on homes and streets of a neighborhood affected by the Santa Barbara County mudslides Jan. 9, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued and medevaced several mudslide victims in Santa Barbara County area, Tuesday. Two MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crews from Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco manned Coast Guard  Forward Operating Base Point...