Coast Guard cutters conclude Operation Aiga in Oceania

Coast Guard cutters conclude Operation Aiga in Oceania
The crews of the Coast Guard Cutters Juniper and Joseph Gerczak return to Honolulu after completing a 42-day patrol in Oceania in support of Operation Aiga, March 7, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU — The crews of the Coast Guard Cutters Juniper and Joseph Gerczak returned to Honolulu after completing a 42-day patrol in Oceania in support of Operation Aiga, March 7, 2022. Both crews...

Coast Guard Patrols EEZ in partnership with Samoa

Coast Guard Patrols EEZ in partnership with Samoa
Crews from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Juniper (WLB 201) and USCGC Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126) conducted security patrol operations in Samoa’s exclusive economic zone throughout February 2022, to protect fisheries and other natural resources. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU — Working with the Government of Samoa, crews from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Juniper (WLB 201) and Coast Guard...

Coast Guard cutters begin Operation Aiga in Oceania

Coast Guard cutters begin Operation Aiga in Oceania
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Juniper return to Honolulu after completing a 45-day patrol in Oceania in support of Operation ‘Aiga, Oct. 1, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Juniper) HONOLULU — The crews of the Coast Guard Cutters Juniper (WLB 201) and Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126) will aim to extend the Coast Guard’s at-sea enforcement presence in the region through...

Coast Guard Cutter Juniper completes AtoN mission across the Hawaiian Islands

Coast Guard Cutter Juniper completes AtoN mission across the Hawaiian Islands
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Juniper concluded a successful weeklong aids to navigation maintenance and discrepancy response operation throughout the Hawaiian Islands Nov. 23, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Chris Bokum) HONOLULU — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Juniper (WLB 201) concluded a successful weeklong aids to navigation maintenance and discrepancy response operation...

Coast Guard crews conclude Operation Aiga in Oceania

Coast Guard crews conclude Operation Aiga in Oceania
The Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry conducts a patrol in and around American Samoa, covering 8,169 nautical miles.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the CGC Juniper) HONOLULU — Coast Guard crews completed Operation Aiga, a 46-day patrol in support of the Samoan government maritime law enforcement efforts by providing patrol coverage in the Samoan and American Samoan exclusive economic zones. The...

Coast Guard Cutter Juniper completes patrol in Oceania

Coast Guard Cutter Juniper completes patrol in Oceania
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Juniper return to Honolulu after completing a 45-day patrol in Oceania in support of Operation ‘Aiga, Oct. 1, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Juniper) HONOLULU — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Juniper (WLB 201) returned to Honolulu after completing a 45-day patrol in Oceania in support of Operation ‘Aiga on Friday. During the...

Coast Guard Cutter Juniper has a new homeport in Hawaii

Coast Guard Cutter Juniper has a new homeport in Hawaii
The Coast Guard Cutter Juniper services aids-to-navigation buoys using their new buoy deck crane, Nov. 13, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo of the Coast Guard Cutter Juniper) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Cutter Juniper (WLB-201) has made it to Oahu Saturday morning following a twelve-month Major Maintenance Availability mission in Baltimore. The crew traveled 7,000 miles on the 225-foot buoy...

Feature: A Hawaiian Cutterman

Feature: A Hawaiian Cutterman
Chief Warrant Officer Hari Colton oversees maintenance on a buoy while operating off Oahu, Hawaii. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West/Released) As often happens on January nights, bands of light rain swept over Honolulu Harbor, and the silhouette of the Coast Guard Cutter Walnut (WLB 205) pulled away from the pier at Coast Guard Base Honolulu but for the final time. The...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman south of Montauk, NY

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman south of Montauk, NY
USCG File Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard suspended the search Tuesday evening for a missing person who was last seen aboard a fishing vessel 25 miles south of Montauk, New York. Missing is a 55-year old crewmember from the fishing vessel Miss Shauna who was last seen at 4:00 p.m., Monday, and was not wearing a life jacket at the time. For approximately 28-hours, a number of Coast Guard units, as...