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 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...

Coast Guard, partners detain illegal fishing vessel off Palau

Coast Guard, partners detain illegal fishing vessel off Palau
Coast Guard Cutter Myrtle Hazard file photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class MacAdam Kane WeissmanSANTA RITA, Guam – The crew of the Palau Division of Marine Law Enforcement patrol boat PSS President HI Remeliik II coordinated with the Coast Guard to apprehend a suspected illegal fishing vessel off Helen Reef, December 10th. The U.S. Coast Guard dispatched resources that included an...

Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen off Northern Mariana Islands

Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen off Northern Mariana Islands
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Myrtle Hazard (WPC 1139) rescued two fishermen aboard a 21-foot fishing vessel 128-miles west of Tinian, Dec. 1, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Navy) SANTA RITA, Guam — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Myrtle Hazard (WPC 1139) rescued two fishermen aboard a 21-foot fishing vessel 128-miles west off Tinian, Tuesday. The fishermen, missing since Thanksgiving...

Guam’s first Coast Guard Fast Response Cutter arrives at Apra Harbor

Guam's first Coast Guard Fast Response Cutter arrives at Apra Harbor
Coast Guard Cutter Myrtle Hazard file photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class MacAdam Kane Weissman HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Cutter Myrtle Hazard (WPC 1139) arrived at its new homeport in Santa Rita, Guam, Thursday. The crew of the Myrtle Hazard traveled from Key West, Florida to Guam, covering a distance of over 10,000 nautical miles during the two month journey. The new Fast Response...

Coast Guard, partners rescue mariners from island in Federated States of Micronesia

Coast Guard, partners rescue mariners from island in Federated States of Micronesia
The U.S. Coast Guard, Air Force, Royal Australian Navy, and Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) responders rescued three stranded mariners from the island of Pikelot, Yap, Aug. 3, 2020. The stranded mariners were located by an Air Force 506th Air Expeditionary Aerial Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker crew from Andersen Air Force Base that found the mariners after seeing their S.O.S signal on...

Coast Guard Cutter Kiska conducts patrol off Northern Mariana Islands

Coast Guard Cutter Kiska conducts patrol off Northern Mariana Islands
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kiska patrols off the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands May 11, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Cutter Kiska)   SANTA RITA, Guam — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kiska (WPB 1336) concluded a successful 18-day patrol in support of counter-Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported (IUU) fishing and regional security operations in Northern Marianas and...

Coast Guard, Navy medevac crewmember from fishing vessel off Guam

Coast Guard, Navy medevac crewmember from fishing vessel off Guam
U.S. Navy Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25 MH-60 Seahawk helicopter file photo by Photographer’s Mate Airman James R. Evans SANTA RITA, Guam — The Coast Guard and Navy medevaced a 61-year-old crewmember from the 252-foot Taiwanese-flagged fishing vessel Sheng Hong 149 miles south of Guam, Friday. A Navy Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25 MH-60 Seahawk helicopter aircrew successfully hoisted...

Coast Guard Reservist receives Silver Star from Governor of Guam

Coast Guard Reservist receives Silver Star from Governor of Guam
Darren G. Apiag (left), a firefighter for Guam Fire Department and Coast Guard reservist receives the Silver Star award from the Governor of Guam, the Honorable Lourdes A. Leon Guerrero, on Oct. 10, 2019.  (Coast Guard Courtesy photo) ADELUP, Guam — A 15-year old boy fell 100 feet from the Jonestown overlook in into the water Oct. 8, 2019, and the Guam Fire Department was quick to respond to the...