Coast Guard Forces Micronesia cutter receives first unit award

Coast Guard Forces Micronesia cutter receives first unit award
The USCGC Myrtle Hazard (WPC 1139) stand for a photo with Capt. Nicholas Simmons, commander of U.S. Coast Guard Forces Micronesia, and the ship’s first unit award in Guam on Sept. 30, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer Sara Muir) SANTA RITA, Guam — The Coast Guard Cutter Myrtle Hazard (WPC 1139) crew received the ship’s first unit award on Sept. 30, highlighting the...

Responders conclude successful search and rescue exercise in Saipan

Responders conclude successful search and rescue exercise in Saipan
The U.S. Coast Guard and Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands partners conclude a successful two-day search and rescue exercise (SAREX) in Saipan, Aug. 24, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Ed Oingerang) SANTA RITA, Guam — The U.S. Coast Guard and Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands partners concluded a successful two-day search and rescue exercise (SAREX) in Saipan, Aug....

Coast Guard participates in multilateral search and rescue drill off Palau

Coast Guard participates in multilateral search and rescue drill off Palau
Royal Navy River Class vessel HMS Tamar sailors conduct boat operations with the USCGC Myrtle Hazard crew during a multilateral search and rescue exercise in support of Pacific Partnership 2022. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brandie Nuzzi) SANTA RITA, Guam — In a bid to strengthen relationships and interoperability, the U.S. Coast Guard conducted a multilateral search...

Coast Guard assists in patrolling Solomon Islands EEZ

Coast Guard assists in patrolling Solomon Islands EEZ
Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Myrtle Hazard stand watch on the bridge while underway in Oceania.  HONOLULU — The Coast Guard assisted the Solomon Islands this week by patrolling their exclusive economic zone while maintenance was being conducted on the Royal Solomon Islands Police Vessel Taro. The Coast Guard Cutter Myrtle Hazard (WPC 1139) crew helped to fill the operational presence...

Coast Guard completes co-operative Pacific surveillance operation

Coast Guard completes co-operative Pacific surveillance operation
The Coast Guard Cutter William Hart participates in the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency’s (FFA) Operation Kurukuru off American Samoa, Oct. 29, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter William Hart) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and its partners successfully completed the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency’s (FFA) Operation Kurukuru in the Pacific, Friday. Operation...

Coast Guard commissions 3 Fast Response Cutters in Guam

Coast Guard commissions 3 Fast Response Cutters in Guam
Three commanding officers of newly commissioned fast response cutters salute Adm. Karl Schultz, the commandant of the Coast Guard, during a rare triple-commissioning ceremony at Coast Guard Sector Guam July 29, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Travis Magee) SANTA RITA, Guam — The Coast Guard’s three newest Fast Response Cutters were commissioned Thursday during a ceremony...

Coast Guard delivers emergency supplies to Palau following Typhoon Surigae

Coast Guard delivers emergency supplies to Palau following Typhoon Surigae
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Myrtle Hazard (WPC 1139) deliver emergency supplies to the island of Kayangel, Palau, following Typhoon Surigae, April 24, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Petty Officer 3rd Class Philip Groff/Released) SANTA RITA, Guam — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Myrtle Hazard (WPC 1139) delivered emergency supplies including water and food to the island of Kayangel,...

Coast Guard, partners rescue 5 mariners in the Federated States of Micronesia

Coast Guard, partners rescue 5 mariners in the Federated States of Micronesia
A Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point C-130 Hercules aircrew deploys a SAR kit with food, water and handheld radios to a 23-foot skiff. U.S. Coast Guard photo HONOLULU — Coast Guard, Air Force, and Federated States of Micronesia responders rescued five mariners in the vicinity of Houk Island, Chuuk, Friday. The crew of the merchant vessel Hoegh Brasilia rescued the mariners, missing since Tuesday,...

Coast Guard accepts Guam’s third fast response cutter

Coast Guard accepts Guam’s third fast response cutter
The Coast Guard accepts delivery of its newest Sentinel-class fast response cutter (FRC), the Coast Guard Cutter Frederick Hatch (WPC 1143), from Bollinger Shipyards in Key West, FL, Feb. 10, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Ensign Alexandra Hughes) SANTA RITA, Guam —The Coast Guard accepted delivery of its newest Sentinel-class fast response cutter (FRC), the Coast Guard Cutter Frederick...