Coast Guard repatriates 46 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 46 migrants to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Barney. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle (WPC-1133) repatriated 46 migrants Tuesday to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel just off Samaná, Dominican Republic, following the interdiction of two illegal migrant voyages in the Mona Passage. Four of the interdicted migrants, three men...

Coast Guardsmen deliver FEMA aid to Hurricane Maria-impacted towns in Puerto Rico

Coast Guardsmen deliver FEMA aid to Hurricane Maria-impacted towns in Puerto Rico
Click on video to open on our Flickr page A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, delivers food and water to people near Utuado, Puerto Rico, an area severely impacted by Hurricane Maria, Oct. 13, 2017. Personnel operating out of Air Station Borinquen have been helping deliver supplies from the Federal Emergency Management Agency...

Coast Guard crews deliver supplies during Hurricane Maria recovery phase

Coast Guard crews deliver supplies during Hurricane Maria recovery phase
Petty Officer 3rd Class Christopher Stirling, a Coast Guard Tactical Law Enforcement Team South crewmember, gives his satellite phone to a local in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, on Oct. 6, 2017, so she can call her son in Alaska who she hasn’t been in contact with since Hurricane Maria. The Coast Guard is part of the overall federal hurricane recovery phase of the response to Hurricane Maria. (U.S....

Coast Guard searching for boy off Surfers Beach, Aguadilla, Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews are searching Friday for a missing boy in waters off Surfers Beach in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. Missing is Luis Adolfo Velázquez, 17, who reportedly was last seen struggling to escape the currents with three of his friends. Velaquez’s friends were able to safely reach shore and lost sight of Veláquez, while he was still in the water. Velázquez...

Coast Guard rescues pilot of downed aircraft off of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico

USCG file photoSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter rescued the pilot of a downed aircraft Wednesday afternoon, approximately one nautical mile west of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. The crew of the Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen helicopter was flying a law enforcement mission in the vicinity, when they heard a mayday call from the pilot of the distressed...

Coast Guard and U.S. Virgin Islands authorities combine efforts to rescue fisherman off of Saint John, U.S. Virgin Islands

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico –  Coast Guard rescue crews combined efforts with U.S. Virgin Islands authorities to rescue a fisherman Thursday night disabled and adrift, approximately two nautical miles south of Fish Bay, Saint John, U.S. Virgin Islands.