Coast Guard enforces international fishing regulations in the South Pacific

APIA, Western Samoa – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis arrived Friday in the port of Apia, Western Samoa, as part of a two-month mission to enforce international fishing regulations in the South Pacific.

Coast Guard Announces A Successful Year of Drug Seizures

CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen at a gathering with officials from CBP, FBI, JIATF-S, U.S. Attorney’s Office, announced today another successful year for drug seizures at Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater.

Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis returns to Honolulu after major drug bust, search and rescue case

HONOLULU — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis is scheduled to arrive at the Coast Guard base on Sand Island Thursday at 9 a.m.  While on patrol the Jarvis crew intercepted five tons of narcotics and were involved in the search for survivors of the mid-air collision of a Coast Guard C-130 airplane and a U.S. Marine Corps AH-1 Super Cobra helicopter.

U.S. Coast Guard Seizes Drug-Laden Semi-Sub

ALAMEDA, Calif.— More than 4,500 kilograms of illegal narcotics were removed from a semi-submersible vessel in Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala, by crewmembers of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis and other U.S. law enforcement agency personnel, with assistance from Guatemalan authorities Saturday following the seizure of the low-profile smuggling vessel by the Jarvis last week.

Honolulu-based U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis to return home after Alaskan patrol

HONOLULU — The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis is scheduled to return to its homeport here Wednesday after a six-month patrol.

Hawaii-based Coast Guardsmen to receive Navy League award

HONOLULU — Six members from the Fourteenth Coast Guard District here will be honored by the Honolulu Council Navy League during the 48th Annual Honolulu Navy League’s Sea Service Awards luncheon at the Hale Koa Hotel Friday at 11:30 a.m.

Good Samaritan Rescues 10 From Umnak Island

JUNEAU, Alaska — The crew of the fishing vessel Tara Gaila has safely transferred ten people from Umnak Island, Alaska after a volcano erupted at around 12 p.m., today and are being taken to Dutch Harbor, Alaska. The ten people on Umnak Island contacted the military police on Kodiak Island, Alaska via cell phone at approximately 12:30 p.m. The military police then passed the information to the...

Nine People Endangered After Volcano Erupts on Umnak Island

JUNEAU, Alaska (D17 Public Affairs) – Coast Guard search and rescue coordinators at the District Seventeen Command Center are monitoring the safety of nine people on Umnak Island, Alaska, after a volcano erupted on the island around 12 p.m., today. The six adults and three children at Fort Glenn on Umnak Island have reported they have falling volcanic ash and volcanic rock in their location....