Coast Guard rescues boater after vessel washes ashore near Port Aransas

Coast Guard rescues boater after vessel washes ashore near Port Aransas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued a boater after his vessel was sighted washed ashore near the Port Aransas jetties Sunday morning. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a call from a Port Aransas Police Department member informing them that a boat with one person aboard had been...

Coast Guard continues to discourage illegal migration attempts to the United States

Coast Guard continues to discourage illegal migration attempts to the United States
The Coast Guard continues to discourage migrants from conducting dangerous illegal voyages on unsafe and unseaworthy vessels.  U.S. Coast Guard photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard continues to discourage migrants from conducting dangerous illegal voyages on unsafe and unseaworthy vessels. On Wednesday, a Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, deployed to Great Inagua, Bahamas,...

Coast Guard medevacs injured seaman off Oregon Coast, rescues hiker off ledge

Coast Guard medevacs injured seaman off Oregon Coast, rescues hiker off ledge
Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 file phto by Andy Parker. WARRENTON, Ore. – Two separate Coast Guard aircrews conducted rescue missions Wednesday night, one medically evacuated an injured seaman off the coast of Oregon and the other rescued a stranded hiker south of Port Orford. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River, hoisted an injured and ill seaman reportedly...

Coast Guard Cutter Kimball welcomes new commanding officer

Coast Guard Cutter Kimball welcomes new commanding officer
Capt. Holly Harrison (left) receives command of the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball from Capt. David Ramassini (right) with Vice Adm. Linda Fagan (center), commander, Coast Guard Pacific Area, presiding during a change of command ceremony for the cutter at Base Honolulu, May 25, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West/Released) HONOLULU — Capt. Holly Harrison took over command...

Honor Walk: Coast Guard Honors Commander Molly Waters

Honor Walk: Coast Guard Honors Commander Molly Waters
Washington, DC – Hundreds of people lined the hallways of George Washington University Hospital on the morning of May 17, 2019 to honor Coast Guard Commander Molly Waters. Men and women in uniform paid respects with silence during the honor walk. Waters donated her organs and tissue after being taken off life support. CDR Waters was involved in a motorcycle crash Monday as she was pulling into...

Coast Guard rescues two trapped by high tide at Ecola State Park

Coast Guard rescues two trapped by high tide at Ecola State Park
A Coast Guard aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter, from Sector Columbia River, hoists two stranded people to safety near the south end of Indian Beach within Ecola State Park, May 19, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector Columbia River. WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued two tourists who were stranded by a high tide on the south side of Indian Beach within Ecola State Park,...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 66 miles offshore Galveston, Texas

HOUSTON —The Coast Guard medevaced a 57-year-old man approximately 66 miles offshore of Galveston, Texas, Monday night. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request from the cruise ship Carnival Dream stating a passenger aboard the vessel was in need of medical assistance. Watchstanders consulted with the duty flight surgeon who recommended the medevac. A Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard rescues overdue kayaker near Bodega Bay

Coast Guard rescues overdue kayaker near Bodega Bay
Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued a kayaker off the coast of Bodega Bay, Sunday. A Sonoma County park ranger notified Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay watchstanders of a kayaker that was overdue at approximately 1:00 p.m. Sunday. A Station Bodega Bay 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew launched...

Coast Guard rescues two Canadians after mayday call

Coast Guard rescues two Canadians after mayday call
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Sector Field Office Port Angeles, Wash., transfers two patients to a Royal Canadian helicopter aircrew at Neah Bay, Wash., April 28, 2019. Coast Guard photo courtesy Sector Field Office Port Angeles. PORT ANGELES, Wash. — The Coast Guard rescued two people off a beach near Tsusiat Falls, British Columbia, after the boaters made a mayday call Sunday...