Coast Guard, Navy, fire rescue respond to kayaker in distress on Guam

Coast Guard, Navy, fire rescue respond to kayaker in distress on Guam
US Navy MH-60 file photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Zachary DiPadova SANTA RITA, Guam — Two men are safe in Guam following a coordinated rescue by the Navy, Guam Fire Rescue and the Coast Guard, Monday. A Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two Five MH-60 Seahawk helicopter crew located and hoisted the two men from the rocks near the shoreline south of Pagat Caves and brought them safely...

Coast Guard suspends active search for missing fisherman off Saipan

Coast Guard suspends active search for missing fisherman off Saipan
A Coast Guard Station Apra Harbor 45-fooot Response Boat – Medium.. USCG File Photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard has suspended the active search for a missing fisherman who was reported overdue from a fishing trip off the eastern coast of Saipan, Thursday. Lito Aguilar, 50, remains missing. “Making the decision to suspend a search is never an easy one,” said Lt. Cmdr. Joshua Blocker, a command...

Coast Guard, Navy, DPS searching for fisherman off Saipan

Coast Guard, Navy, DPS searching for fisherman off Saipan
USCG File Photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is currently searching for a 50-year-old Filipino man who was reported overdue Wednesday from a fishing trip off the eastern coast of Saipan. Missing is Lito Aguilar. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Guam Command Center received a report from a concerned neighbor at 6:56 p.m. Wednesday. The neighbor stated that Aguilar usually departs from Sugar Dock,...

Coast Guard and U.S. Navy team up to assist distressed swimmer in Guam

Coast Guard and U.S. Navy team up to assist distressed swimmer in Guam
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Guam Fire Department and U.S> Navy Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two-Five rescued a distressed swimmer offshore from Pagat Caves, Guam, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Guam offered assistance after hearing communications between Guam Fire Rescue and dispatch regarding a distressed swimmer near Pagat Caves. The Coast Guard Cutter Assateague, a 110-foot patrol...

14th Coast Guard names 14th District active duty and reserve enlisted persons of the year

HONOLULU — Two Coast Guard petty officers were recognized as the 2013 Active-Duty enlisted person of the year and Reserve enlisted person of the year for the 14th Coast Guard District during a banquet at Coast Guard Base Honolulu March 21. Petty Officer 1st Class Michael Genereux 14th District Reserve Enlisted Person of the Year Petty Officer 2nd Class Zachary Jambor, an intelligence specialist...

Coast Guardsmen recognized as 14th Coast Guard District active duty and reserve enlisted persons of the year for 2012

Coast Guardsmen recognized as 14th Coast Guard District active duty and reserve enlisted persons of the year for 2012
HONOLULU — Two Coast Guardsmen stationed in Hawaii and Guam were selected as the 2012 active duty enlisted person of the year and the reserve enlisted person of the year for the 14th Coast Guard District during a recognition dinner at Coast Guard Base Honolulu, Friday. Petty Officer 2nd Class Erich J. Klinger, an aviation survival technician assigned to Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point on...

U.S. Coast Guard, Navy Rescue Vessel in Distress Off Coast of Guam

U.S. Coast Guard, Navy Rescue Vessel in Distress Off Coast of Guam
Guam – Coast Guard and Navy search and rescue crews partnered to effectively search the waters off of Guam for a 25-foot fishing vessel with two persons on-board which departed Merizo early Tuesday morning and failed to return that afternoon. Coast Guard Sector Guam watchstanders received a call from the Guam Fire Department 911 dispatch center at 9:03 pm Tuesday night. The Coast Guard immediately...

Coast Guard and Navy Rescue Guam Fisherman

Coast Guard and Navy Rescue Guam Fisherman
Guam – Coast Guard and Navy search and rescue crews partnered to provide assistance to a local fisherman whose vessel began taking on water and quickly capsized 13 nautical miles off the coast of Guam, in the vicinity of Galvez Banks, south of Merizo. On 10:21 am, Sunday 03 Mar, 2013, the fisherman made a radio call indicating that he was sinking; however this transmission was not made on a...

Missing Guam fisherman found, airlifted to hospital

APRA HARBOR, Guam – A fisherman missing 16 miles northwest of Ritidian Point, Guam is safe ashore after a search coordinated by the Coast Guard led a Navy aircrew to find the missing man Monday. Yi Hong Ji, was on his jet ski when he contacted 911 by cell phone to report he was experiencing engine problems and was not going to be able to make it back to shore. Ji had departed approximately 6 a.m....