Coast Guard delivers 4,500 lbs of supplies to Micronesia atolls

Coast Guard delivers 4,500 lbs of supplies to Micronesia atolls
The crew of USCGC Oliver Henry (WPC 1140) loads more than 4,500 pounds of donations from the Ayuda Foundation bound for Yap State in the Federated States of Micronesia on Feb. 8, 2023.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo Chief Warrant Officer Sara Muir) SANTA RITA, Guam — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry (WPC 1140) returned to Guam on Monday, Feb. 27, 2023, following a week-long deployment to the...

Coast Guard leverages aviation workhorse to overcome challenges

Coast Guard leverages aviation workhorse to overcome challenges
A U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130J Hercules aircrew transports FN200 fire suppression bottles to Guam on Nov. 9, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer Sara Muir) SANTA RITA, Guam — Guam is home to three 154-foot fast response cutters commissioned in 2021. These ships are built in Lockport, Louisiana. After initial workups, they sailed from Key West through the...

Coast Guard completes patrol working with local partners

Coast Guard completes patrol working with local partners
Lt. Freddy Hofscneider, commanding officer of USCGC Oliver Henry (WPC 1140), talks with students from the Tinian Typhoons Sports Association in Tinian on Dec. 11, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Zena Suzuki) SANTA RITA, Guam — The Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry (WPC 1140) crew completed a local patrol off Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands from Nov....

Coast Guard initiates Operation Rematau

Coast Guard initiates Operation Rematau
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry (WPC 1140) visit Ulithi Atoll on Oct. 31, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Zena Suzuki) SANTA RITA, Guam — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry (WPC 1140) kicked off Operation Rematau conducting a two-week, nearly 2,000 nautical mile deployment to the high seas and the Federated States of Micronesia countering illegal...

U.S., Federated States of Micronesia sign expanded shiprider agreement

U.S., Federated States of Micronesia sign expanded shiprider agreement
U.S. Coast Guard Forces Micronesia Sector Guam Commander Capt. Nicholas R. Simmons and the Honorable Joses R. Gallen, Secretary of Justice, Federated States of Micronesia, signed an expanded shiprider agreement allowing remote coordination of authorities, the first of its kind aboard the USCGC Myrtle Hazard (WPC 1139) in Guam, on Oct. 13, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer Sara...

Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry concludes historic patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry concludes historic patrol
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry take a moment for a photo upon their return to homeport in Apra Harbor Sept. 19, 2022, following a 43-day patrol across Oceania.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer Sara Muir) SANTA RITA, Guam — The Sentinel-class fast response cutter USCGC Oliver Henry (WPC 1140) arrived at homeport in Guam, Sept. 19, following a patrol across Oceania. “The...

Coast Guard conducts port visit in Federated States of Micronesia

Coast Guard conducts port visit in Federated States of Micronesia
The crew of USCGC Oliver Henry (WPC 1140) depart Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, on Sept. 16, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by USCGC Oliver Henry) POHNPEI, Federated States of Micronesia — The Sentinel-class fast response Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry (WPC 1140) crew conducted a port visit in Kolonia on Sept. 14 – 16, following a patrol across Oceania encompassing the Coral Sea...

Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry arrives for port visit in Cairns, Australia

Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry arrives for port visit in Cairns, Australia
The Sentinel-class fast response cutter USCGC Oliver Henry (WPC 1140) crew stand for a photo with Royal Australian Navy colleagues as they arrive in Cairns for engagements with Australian Defence and Home Affairs partners and local representatives, Aug. 31, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy USCGC Oliver Henry) CAIRNS, Australia — The Sentinel-class fast response cutter Coast Guard Cutter Oliver...

Coast Guard conducts port visit in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Coast Guard conducts port visit in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Petty Officer 2nd Class Lewis observes a sunset aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry off Papua New Guinea on Aug. 20, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by USCGC Oliver Henry) PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea — The Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry (WPC 1140) crew arrived in Port Moresby for a port visit on Aug. 23, following a patrol in parts of the Coral Sea and the Solomon Islands and PNG Exclusive...