Coast Guard medevacs contractor from Wake Island

Coast Guard medevacs contractor from Wake Island
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle. HONOLULU — An Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircrew medevaced a 56-year-old contractor from Wake Island to Hawaii, Monday. The contractor was suffering from symptoms of a bacterial infection and was transported to awaiting emergency medical services on Oahu. He was reported...

Coast Guard, partners rescue 2 mariners off Maui

Coast Guard, partners rescue 2 mariners off Maui
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA3 Luke ClaytonHONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Maui County Fire Department rescued two mariners aboard a disabled watercraft off Peahi, Thursday. The disabled watercraft was located by an Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew who vectored in a Maui County Fire Boat to tow the mariners back to shore. At...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Cedar Key

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Cedar Key
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Michelli ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard suspended search efforts Sunday evening for a missing boater one mile offshore of Cedar Key. Deceased is David Savioe, 33, and missing is Michael Sedor, 39. A Coast Guard Station Yankeetown crew discovered a body matching the description of Savioe,...

Coast Guard recovers 1, continues searching for missing boater

Coast Guard recovers 1,  continues searching for missing boater
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard recovered the body of one unresponsive boater and continues searching, Sunday, for the remaining person missing from the sunken vessel “Dog House” near Cedar Key. Deceased is David Savioe, 33, and missing is Michael Sedor, 39. Coast Guard crews have searched for nearly 60 hours covering...

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for 2 in Cedar Key

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Multiple Coast Guard air and surface assets and crews continue searching, Thursday, for two men who went missing after their vessel sank near Cedar Key. A good Samaritan notified Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders at approximately at 11 a.m., Wednesday, reporting debris and items belonging to the vessel 31-foot vessel Dog House. Searches have been conducted between...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing snorkeler just off Puerto Rico

Coast Guard suspends search for missing snorkeler just off Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard suspended a four-day search for a missing snorkeler Saturday evening, pending further developments, in waters extending from Vieques to the main island of Puerto Rico. Still missing is Joanna Rebis, 38, from Chicago, Illinois; last seen at 1p.m. Wednesday on the “Punta Arenas” shoreline in Vieques, Puerto Rico. “Unfortunately...

Coast Guard supports Republic of Palau with exclusive economic zone enforcement

Coast Guard supports Republic of Palau with exclusive economic zone enforcement
Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules airplane file photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter KimballSANTA RITA, Guam — Last week, the Coast Guard responded to a request from the Republic of Palau to assist with locating the Chinese flagged research vessel Da Yang Hao and observe its activity. The 4,600-ton vessel entered Palau’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) on Nov. 29. On Nov. 30, Joint Rescue...

Coast Guard responds to 2 overdue cases near Tampa

Coast Guard responds to 2 overdue cases near Tampa
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Lisa Ferdinando PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies assisted with the rescue of two overdue cases near Tampa, Wednesday. All mariners were brought back to shore with no medical concerns. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders received a notification Tuesday, from Pasco County...

Coast Guard holds annual search and rescue exercise off Maui

Coast Guard holds annual search and rescue exercise off Maui
The Coast Guard and their Maui County partners conduct a search and rescue exercise (SAREX) off Maui, Hawaii, Dec. 2, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew West) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Maui County Fire Department, Maui County Police Department, Maui County Emergency Medical Services, American Medical Response, Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services conducted a search...