Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returns after 60-day patrol in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returns after 60-day patrol in Gulf of Mexico
USCG Cutter Dauntless File Photo HOUSTON — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returned to Coast Guard Sector Field Office Galveston, Texas, Sunday, after a 60-day patrol in the Gulf of Mexico. During the patrol, Dauntless served as an offshore command and control platform, executing multi-agency intelligence collection and law enforcement operations in support of the Coast Guard’s...

Coast Guard rescues four fishermen near South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard rescues four fishermen near South Padre Island, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Alligator file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crews rescued four fishermen from a sinking commercial fishing vessel 5 miles east of South Padre Island, Texas, Monday evening. At 6:20 p.m., the captain of the fishing vessel Ben & Casey contacted Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders on VHF Channel 16 to report the vessel was taking on water and in need of...

Crewmembers from Coast Guard Cutter Barbara Mabrity support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

Crewmembers from Coast Guard Cutter Barbara Mabrity support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts
Crewman from Coast Guard Cutter Barbara Mabrity offload Aids to Navigation equipment and humanitarian supplies in Corpus Christi, Texas, Sept. 4, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Cox CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutter Barbara Mabrity offloaded aids to navigation equipment and humanitarian supplies in Corpus Christi, Texas, Sept. 4, 2017,...

Gulf Strike Team assists with Hurricane Harvey rescue and recovery efforts

Gulf Strike Team assists with Hurricane Harvey rescue and recovery efforts
Petty Officer 1st Class Derek Weatherly, a member of the Atlantic Strike Team, assists with search and rescue efforts in Houston in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. (Photo by U.S. Coast Guard) MOBILE, Ala. — Located at Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile, the Coast Guard Gulf Strike Team, along with other members of the Coast Guard National Strike Force, are playing an integral role in...

Coast Guard pulls people from rooftops in Hurricane Harvey aftermath

Coast Guard pulls people from rooftops in Hurricane Harvey aftermath
Coast Guard Air Station Houston responds to search and rescue requests after Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas, Aug. 27, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Johanna Strickland. Houston – U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Houston works to rescue victims in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey on Sunday. The Coast Guard is working closely with all local and state emergency operation...

Coast Guard rescues 6 people in distress at their home in Port Aransas

Coast Guard rescues 6 people in distress at their home in Port Aransas
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk Helicopter file photo HOUSTON – The Coast Guard rescued six people in distress at their residence near Aransas Pass, Texas, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi received a report at 7 p.m. of six people: three children, their two parents and an elderly woman reportedly in need of oxygen, in need of assistance. A Coast Guard Aviation Training Center...

Coast Guard update on Hurricane Harvey response

Coast Guard update on Hurricane Harvey response
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard continues response efforts for Hurricane Harvey’s impact on the coasts of Texas and Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi aircrews rescued in total 20 people and a dog after they received reports from watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi Saturday morning and afternoon. “Our Coast Guard members prepare on a daily basis for anything...

Coast Guard assesses Hurricane Harvey damage

Coast Guard assesses Hurricane Harvey damage
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard assessed damage from Hurricane Harvey and offered search and rescue assistance during an overflight from Port Aransas, Texas, to Port O’Connor, Texas, Saturday. The Coast Guard is working closely with all local and state emergency operation centers to manage Coast Guard storm operations. “The Coast Guard will continue to provide search and rescue capabilities...

Coast Guard rescued 15 people near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard rescued 15 people near Port Aransas, Texas
Coast Guard rescued 15 people in distress near Port Aransas, Texas in response to Hurricane Harvey, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017.  Coast Guard photo by Air Station Corpus Christi. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued 15 people aboard vessels in distress near Port Aransas, Texas, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi received notifications of people in distress aboard the vessels Sabine...