Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater holds change of command

Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater holds change of command
Capt. Joseh T. McGilley, former commander of Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, and Capt. Scott S. Phy, Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater commander, render salutes at the conclusion of a change of command ceremony in Clearwater, Florida, June 29, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Villa Rodriguez) CLEARWATER, Fla. — Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater crewmembers held...

Coast Guard Air Station “Open Ramp” celebrates Cherry Festival Airshow

Coast Guard Air Station “Open Ramp” celebrates Cherry Festival Airshow
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City will open its gates to the public Friday, July 1 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in support of the 2022 National Cherry Festival Airshow. The Air Station’s traditional “open ramp,” returning this year after the pandemic forced a two-year break, allows up-close access to National Cherry Festival Airshow performers, including the Navy’s...

Coast Guard searching for man in Arecibo, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard searching for man in Arecibo, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard air and surface units continue search efforts Wednesday for a 23-year-old man in the waters just off ‘La Poza del Obispo’ in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Missing is Harold Carrion Butter, from Arecibo, who was last seen at approximately 9 p.m. Tuesday standing on the rocks just off the water. He was wearing a white shirt...

Coast Guard repatriates 98 people to Haiti

Coast Guard repatriates 98 people to Haiti
Coast Guard Station Islamorada and Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations boat crews stop an overloaded Haitian sailing vessel approximately 40 miles southeast of Islamorada, Florida, June 25, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Islamorada) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter William Trump’s crew repatriated 98 Haitians to Cap-Haitien, Haiti, Wednesday, after being rescued approximately...

Coast Guard repatriates 54 Dominicans

Coast Guard repatriates 54 Dominicans
The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle interdicts an illegal voyage near Desecheo Island, Puerto Rico the night of June 27, 2022.  The cutter Joseph Doyle repatriated 54 Dominican nationals and returned four Haitians from this interdiction to the Dominican Republic June 28, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle repatriated 54 Dominican nationals...

Coast Guard repatriates 77 people to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 77 people to Cuba
A migrant vessel approximately 12 miles south of Marathon, Florida, June 26, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark’s crew repatriated 77 Cubans to Cuba, Tuesday, following several interdictions off the Florida Keys. A good Samaritan alerted Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders of a rustic vessel, Saturday, at approximately 10:20 a.m., about 17 miles east...

Coast Guard assists 2 from vessel on Prien Lake, Louisiana

Coast Guard assists 2 from vessel on Prien Lake, Louisiana
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-SMALL II file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios. HOUSTON — Coast Guard assisted two boaters when their vessel began taking on water on Prien Lake, Louisiana, Tuesday. While on patrol at 8:15 a.m., a 29-foot Response Boat–Small crew from Coast Guard Station Lake Charles encountered a 17-foot pleasure craft taking on water with two people aboard. After...

Coast Guard repatriates 11 Dominicans to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 11 Dominicans to the Dominican Republic
A Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle small boat rendezvoused with the Dominican Republic Navy patrol vessel Aldebarán (GC-104) near the Dominican Republic for the repatriation. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle repatriated 11 male nationals to the Dominican Republic Sunday, following the interdiction of an illegal voyage in Mona Passage waters near Puerto Rico. One other Dominican...

Coast Guard medevacs passenger from cruise ship

Coast Guard medevacs passenger from cruise ship
A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a 62-year-old man Monday from the Carnival Glory cruise ship approximately 86 miles south of Southwest Pass, Louisiana. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a 62-year-old man Monday from the Carnival Glory cruise ship approximately 86 miles southeast of Southwest Pass, Louisiana. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New...