Coast Guard partners rescue six mariners off Micronesia

Coast Guard partners rescue six mariners off Micronesia
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle. SANTA RITA, Guam — The Coast Guard, Federated States of Micronesia first responders, good Samaritans and the Navy rescued six mariners off the Mortlock Islands, Chuuk State, Thursday. The crew of the FSS Micronesia rescued the mariners, last seen on Nov 3rd, and is currently transporting...

Coast Guard searching for skiff off Federated States of Micronesia

Coast Guard searching for skiff off Federated States of Micronesia
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle. SANTA RITA, Guam — The Coast Guard, Federated States of Micronesia first responders, and good Samaritans are searching for an overdue 24-foot skiff with 6 people aboard off Lukunor Atoll, Chuuk State, Saturday. An Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircrew has been deployed to the...

Coast Guard Cutter Sequoia returns from Republic of Palau

Coast Guard Cutter Sequoia returns from Republic of Palau
Crew members from the Coast Guard Cutter Sequoia (WLB 215) visit Sonsorol, Palau, to deliver food, fuel, and medicine from the Palau Ministry of Health, Oct. 22, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Sequoia) SANTA RITA, Guam — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sequoia (WLB 215) returned Sunday from a deployment that furthered maritime safety and security improvements with the...

Coast Guard continues safety, security improvements with Republic of Palau

Coast Guard continues safety, security improvements with Republic of Palau
The crew of USCGC Sequoia (WLB 215) work on West Pass Light 35 in May 2020 off Palau.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by cutter Sequoia) HONOLULU — The U.S. Coast Guard, in partnership with U.S. Embassy Koror and with the support of the Department of the Interior, provided further aids-to-navigation infrastructure improvements in the waters of Koror, Palau in late May and early June. “The exceptional...

Coast Guard, Australia to begin officer exchange program

Coast Guard, Australia to begin officer exchange program
Rear Adm. Kevin Lunday, commander, Coast Guard 14th District, and Mr. Kingsley Woodford-Smith, the assistant commissioner, Australian Boarder Force, virtually sign a memorandum of agreement creating a system of mutual officer exchange, April 27, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West) HONOLULU — The United States Coast Guard and the Australian Department of Home Affairs...

Coast Guard, partners, wrap up successful Op Rai Balang 2020

Coast Guard, partners, wrap up successful Op Rai Balang 2020
A boarding team from the USCGC Sequoia approaches a Taiwanese fishing vessel in the Pacific Ocean, March 13, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by USCGC Sequoia) HONOLULU — The United States and international partners successfully concluded the Pacific Island Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) surveillance operation in the Pacific, March 27. Op Rai Balang is an FFA operation designed to combat illegal, unreported,...

75 Years of Guam Liberation and the U.S. Coast Guard

75 Years of Guam Liberation and the U.S. Coast Guard
Members of Coast Guard Sector Guam and USCGC Sequoia (WLB 215) participate in the annual Liberation Day parade in Guam, July 21, 2019. This is the 75th observance of Liberation Day. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Auxiliarist David Lau) SANTA RITA, Guam — Sunday marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Guam, and the U.S. Coast Guard was there alongside partners and allies to commemorate this auspicious...

Coast Guard Cutter Sequoia crew welcomes new commanding officer

Coast Guard Cutter Sequoia crew welcomes new commanding officer
Lt. Cmdr. Ryan Adams relieved Lt. Cmdr. Christian Adams as the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sequoia commanding officer during a change of command ceremony at Coast Guard Sector Guam, July 3 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Jonathon Girot) SANTA RITA, GUAM – Lt. Cmdr. Ryan Adams relieved Lt. Cmdr. Christian Adams as the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sequoia (WLB 215) commanding officer during a change...

U.S. conducts maritime safety, security improvements with Republic of Palau

U.S. conducts maritime safety, security improvements with Republic of Palau
Members of Coast Guard Cutter Sequoia stand for a photo with representatives of the Palau Ministry of Transportation May 5, 2019, off Palau. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by USCGC Sequoia) HONOLULU — The U.S. Coast Guard, in partnership with Embassy Koror and with the support of the Department of Interior, provided aids-to-navigation infrastructure improvements in the waters of Koror, Palau in early May...