Coast Guard Air Facility Newport to close next month

Coast Guard Air Facility Newport to close next month
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard is slated to close its air facility in Newport, Oregon, on Nov. 30. The change comes as a result of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014 that authorized the Service to close the facility in light of ongoing resource reductions. Through targeted investment over the past decade, the Coast Guard has significantly improved its search and rescue response posture. Specifically,...