Coast Guard searches for person in the water near South Padre Island

Coast Guard searches for person in the water near South Padre Island
Coast Guard Cutter Edgar Culbertson file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Paige Hause CORPUS CHRSTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is searching for a 26-year-old male who was last seen swimming near South Padre Island, Texas, Wednesday. Missing is Christian Reddix a 26-year-old African-American male with red hair last seen wearing black shorts and a white tank top. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus...

Coast Guard continues response to areas affected by Hurricane Hanna

Coast Guard continues response to areas affected by Hurricane Hanna
A vessel floats amongst wreckage left behind by Hurricane Hanna near Corpus Christi, Texas, July 27, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard, along with multiple agencies, is continuing their response operations following the aftermath of Hurricane Hanna near Corpus Christi, Texas. Multiple Coast Guard units and agencies are conducting channel assessments, identifying...

Coast Guard surveys aftermath of Hurricane Hanna

Coast Guard surveys aftermath of Hurricane Hanna
A Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin aircrew conducts an overflight of areas impacted by Hurricane Hanna near Aransas Pass, Texas, July 26, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard conducted an overflight to survey the aftermath of Hurricane Hanna near Corpus Christi, Texas, Sunday. A Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin...

Coast Guard prepares for Tropical Storm Hanna along Texas coast

Coast Guard prepares for Tropical Storm Hanna along Texas coast
An HC-144 Ocean Sentry sits at the ready to respond to Tropical Storm Hanna at Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi, July 24, 2020. (U.S Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is preparing for the arrival of Tropical Storm Hanna by forward deploying assets and broadcasting the weather to mariners along the Texas coast Friday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi deployed...

Coast Guard medevacs jet skier 6 miles offshore Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs jet skier 6 miles offshore Port Aransas, Texas
Coast Guard Station Port Aransas 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a jet skier approximately six miles offshore Port Aransas, Texas, Saturday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a call from a good Samaritan who reported a woman on a jet ski experiencing extreme...

Coast Guard awards Commendation Medal in Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard awards Commendation Medal in Corpus Christi, Texas
Capt. Edward Gaynor, commander of Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi, and Ensign Darren Hicks pose for a photograph during an award ceremony July 8, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard awarded the Coast Guard Commendation Medal to Ensign Darren Hicks in Corpus Christi, Texas, Wednesday. Darren Hicks was awarded the Coast Guard Commendation Medal for...

Coast Guard Cutter Sturgeon holds change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Cutter Sturgeon holds change-of-command ceremony
Coast Guard Lt. j.g. Matthew Statkus relieves Lt. Andrew Ellis as the commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Sturgeon during a change-of-command ceremony held at the Coast Guard Harbor Facility in Corpus Christi, Texas, June 26, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Coast Guard Lt. j.g. Matthew Statkus relieved Lt. Andrew Ellis as the commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from capsized vessel near South Padre Island

Coast Guard rescues 3 from capsized vessel near South Padre Island
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued three boaters after their 26-foot vessel capsized near South Padre Island, Texas, Saturday morning. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders were notified of a vessel that had capsized with three people aboard in the vicinity of the South Padre Island jetties. Watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast to mariners...

Coast Guard assists 3 mariners on disabled vessel near South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard assists 3 mariners on disabled vessel near South Padre Island, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Sturgeon file photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted three mariners aboard a disabled vessel approximately 46 miles offshore South Padre Island, Texas, Saturday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report of a 32-foot vessel with three mariners aboard who had lost steering 46 miles offshore. The Coast Guard Cutter Sturgeon...