Coast Guard continues support in Haiti following 7.2 earthquake

Coast Guard continues support in Haiti following 7.2 earthquake
U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater helicopter crew members embark a Haitian citizen from an impacted area in Haiti, Aug. 18, 2021. (Coast Guard Video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Villa Rodriguez) MIAMI — Coast Guard air crews continue to provide critical medical support for Haitian citizens and the Haitian government. “The lives we saved would have been lost if rescue action wasn’t...

Coast Guard responds to Haiti following 7.2 earthquake

Coast Guard responds to Haiti following 7.2 earthquake
A Coast Guard aircrew member gives water to an injured Haitian citizen waiting to be transported to emergency medical services, Port au Prince, Haiti, Aug. 15, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. David Steele) MIAMI — Haitian’s government requested Coast Guard assistance following a magnitude 7.2 earthquake. The Coast Guard committed numbers air and surface assets to help in transporting...

Coast Guard repatriates 110 migrants to Haiti

Coast Guard repatriates 110 migrants to Haiti
Coast Guard Cutter Resolute’s crew stops a migrant voyage approximately 50 miles off Cap-Haitien, Haiti, Dec. 18, 2020. MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Resolute crew repatriated 110 Haitian migrants Tuesday after stopping a voyage approximately 50 miles north of Cap-Haitien, Haiti. A forward-deployed Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew spotted a 40-foot vessel Friday...

Coast Guard Cutter Willow saves 4 in Caribbean Basin

Coast Guard Cutter Willow saves 4 in Caribbean Basin
A Coast Guard Cutter Willow (WLB-202) boatcrew approach the 50-foot sailing vessel, Jeune Amelia, approximately 100 miles southwest of the Bahamas, Jan. 24, 2020. Coast Guard Photo by Lt. j.g. Daria McKenna. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Willow (WLB-202) crew rescued a total of four people in two search and rescue cases while underway in the Caribbean Basin. In the first search and...

Coast Guard rescues 6 people from adrift vessel 76 miles southwest of Tortuga

Coast Guard rescues 6 people from adrift vessel 76 miles southwest of Tortuga
With the aid of a spot light Coast Guard Cutter Thetis crewmembers located an adrift vessel with six Jamaican people aboard.  MIAMI – The Coast Guard rescued six Jamaican Nationals adrift Friday approximately 76 miles south west of Tortuga, Haiti. Rescued were, Garnel Goldson ,30, Rohan Smith, 50, Raymond Foster, 30, Jermaine Brown ,32, Marvin Buchanon ,39, Jermaine Lobiboun ,33, all of them...

Coast Guard repatriates 202 Haitian migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 202 Haitian migrants
Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma smallboat crews approach a 50-foot sail freighter to interdict the 115 Haitian migrants aboard 33 miles east of Great Inagua, Bahamas, Mar. 12, 2018.  Photo courtesy Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma. MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma crew repatriated 202 Haitian migrants Wednesday to Cap Haitian, Haiti. The repatriation is a combination of two separate interdiction cases,...

Coast Guard repatriates 67 migrants to Haiti

Coast Guard repatriates 67 migrants to Haiti
The Coast Guard Cutter Valiant crew interdicted 67 Haitian migrants Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 approximately 32 miles northeast of Ile de la Tortue, Haiti.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Valiant MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Valiant crew repatriated 67 Haitian migrants Friday to Cap-Haitien, Haiti. The Valiant crew interdicted the migrants Thursday approximately 32 miles...

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis supports disaster response efforts in Les Cayes, Haiti

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis supports disaster response efforts in Les Cayes, Haiti
Coast Guard Cutter Thetis crewmembers assist the Royal Netherlands Navy HNLMS Holland crew, Dutch Marines and Red Cross members October 12, 2016, to load supplies for the World Food Program at the Haitian Coast Guard station in Les Cayes. (Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Thetis supported disaster response efforts Wednesday in Les Cayes, Haiti. Cutter Thetis crewmembers assisted...

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton provides disaster relief to Haiti

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton provides disaster relief to Haiti
MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Joint Task Force Matthew provided relief supplies and conducted post-storm damage assessment flights for Jeremie, Haiti, on Saturday following a direct impact to the area by Hurricane Matthew. A Coast Guard Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron Jacksonville MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew embarked on the Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton conducted post-storm damage assessment...