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...

Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker 290 miles southwest of Point Loma

Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker 290 miles southwest of Point Loma
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Henry G. Dunphy SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 48-year-old man from a tanker ship approximately 290 miles southwest of Point Loma, San Diego, Tuesday. The crew of the 525-foot tanker vessel, Chembulk New York, contacted Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center watchstanders at approximately...

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel 275 miles west of San Diego

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel 275 miles west of San Diego
Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento C-27J aircraft file photo by Lt. Scott Handlin SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 58-year-old man from a freight ship approximately 275 miles west of San Diego, Saturday. The crew of the 595-foot freight vessel, Anna M, contacted Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center watchstanders at approximately 5:45 a.m. Saturday, requesting...