Coast Guard suspends search for missing man after boat capsizes near Bodega Bay

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man after boat capsizes near Bodega Bay
Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento C-27J aircraft file photo by Lt. Scott Handlin SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard has suspended their search for a man who was missing after Coast Guard crews rescued three people Saturday evening from a capsized commercial fishing boat approximately 30 miles northwest of Bodega Bay. The crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Tern, an 87-foot patrol boat homeported on...

Coast Guard rescues 3, continues search for 1 after boat capsizes off Bodega Bay

Coast Guard rescues 3, continues search for 1 after boat capsizes off Bodega Bay
Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued three people Saturday evening after a commercial fishing boat capsized approximately 30 miles north of Bodega Bay, while a search continues for the last man aboard the boat. An emergency position-indicating radio beacon from the 54-foot Miss Hailee...

10-year anniversary remembrance service held for aircrews involved in collision

10-year anniversary remembrance service held for aircrews involved in collision
Marine Corps Lt. Col. Ryan Welborn and Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Logan Schindler hold flowers as they participate in the honor platoon during a remembrance ceremony, Oct. 29, 2019, at Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Brandyn Hill) SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Coast Guard personnel in Sacramento hosted a remembrance service Tuesday for the 10th anniversary...

Coast Guard to repatriate remains of World War II service member

Coast Guard to repatriate remains of World War II service member
Honolulu — The Coast Guard will hold a repatriation ceremony for Lt. Thomas Crotty at Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point on Friday, Oct. 31, 2019. Crotty is the last known, recoverable, fallen Coast Guard service member from World War II. His remains were recently identified by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) and will be brought back to Crotty’s hometown of Buffalo, New York, for...

Coast Guard to hold 10-year anniversary remembrance service for CG-1705 aircrew

Coast Guard to hold 10-year anniversary remembrance service for CG-1705 aircrew
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Coast Guard personnel in Sacramento are scheduled to host a remembrance service Tuesday on the 10th anniversary of an aircraft collision between a Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules aircraft and a Marine Corps AH-1 Super Cobra helicopter. Coast Guard Rear Adm. Peter Gautier, the 11th Coast Guard District commander is scheduled to preside over the ceremony. While conducting a search...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from downed plane in Half Moon Bay

Coast Guard rescues 2 from downed plane in Half Moon Bay
Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued two people Tuesday evening after a plane went down approximately nine miles south of Pillar Point Harbor. It was reported that two BE-36 planes were flying together when one went down in the water in Half Moon Bay. The second plane contacted air traffic...

Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento welcomes new commanding officer

Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento welcomes new commanding officer
U.S. Coast Guard Rear Adm. Peter W. Gautier, District 11 commander, presides over Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento change-of-command ceremony in Sacramento, California, July 12, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Taylor Bacon) SACRAMENTO — Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento held a change-of-command ceremony at McClellan Airfield, Friday morning. Capt. John McCarthy replaced...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sailboat 77 miles southwest of Half Moon Bay

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sailboat 77 miles southwest of Half Moon Bay
A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew poses with two boaters after hoisting them from their 37-foot disabled sailboat 77 miles southwest of Half Moon Bay, Sept. 23, 2018. Pictured left to right are Petty Officer 3rd Class James Granger (flight mechanic), Lt. Katherine Voth(aricraft commander), the two rescued boaters, Petty Officer 2nd Class Dan Gossage (rescue swimmer)...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship 35 miles southwest of Golden Gate Bridge

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship 35 miles southwest of Golden Gate Bridge
Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento C-27J aircraft file photo by Lt. Scott HandlinSAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 76-year-old woman approximately 35 miles southwest of the Golden Gate Bridge, Tuesday morning. Crew aboard the cruise ship Star Princess contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders at approximately 5 a.m. requesting assistance for a passenger experiencing symptoms...