Coast Guard crews conduct fly-over Hawaii’s Mauna Loa

Coast Guard crews conduct fly-over Hawaii’s Mauna Loa
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle. HONOLULU — The world’s largest active volcano, Mauna Loa on Hawaii’s Big Island, is erupting for the first time since 1984. The eruption began in Moku’āweoweo, the summit caldera of Mauna Loa, on Sunday at approximately 11:30 p.m. HST, according to the Hawaii Volcano Observatory;...

Coast Guard repatriates 66 people to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 66 people to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle small boat is on-scene with a makeshift vessel interdicted Nov. 10, 2022, approximately 36 nautical miles northwest of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard returned 66 non-U.S. citizens to the Dominican Republic between Friday and Monday, following two illegal voyage interdictions near Puerto Rico. The interdictions...

Coast Guard rescues 13 people southeast of Chincoteague

Coast Guard rescues 13 people southeast of Chincoteague
A Coast Guard Station Chincoteague 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew safely transfers 12 people ashore at the station Oct. 28, 2022 in Chincoteague, Virginia. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Chincoteague.) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and two good Samaritans rescued 13 people from a sinking commercial fishing vessel Friday approximately 63 miles southeast of Chincoteague. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard repatriates 174 people to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 174 people to Cuba
A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater C-130 airplane crew alerted Sector Key West watchstanders of this rustic vessel about 35 miles southeast of Islamorada, Oct 4, 2022. The people were repatriated on Oct. 7, 2022. (Coast Guard courtesy photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans’ crew repatriated 174 Cubans to Cuba, Friday and Saturday, following interdictions off Florida’s coast. Coast...

Coast Guard returns from Typhoon Merbok response in Western Alaska

Coast Guard returns from Typhoon Merbok response in Western Alaska
Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Houvener (center) and Petty Officer 2nd Class Hamilton Cleverdon greet a representative in the community of Diomede, Alaska, Sept. 21, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Tobias Hofmann) ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard Sector Anchorage members returned to Anchorage Monday after response efforts in 32 Arctic and Western Alaska communities...

Coast Guard encounters Russian and Chinese military in Bering Sea

Coast Guard encounters Russian and Chinese military in Bering Sea
A Coast Guard Cutter Kimball crewmember observing a foreign vessel in the Bering Sea, September 19, 2022. JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard Cutter Kimball crew on a routine patrol in the Bering Sea encountered a People’s Republic of China Guided Missile Cruiser, Renhai CG 101, sailing approximately 75 nautical miles north of Kiska Island, Alaska, September 19, 2022. The Kimball crew later identified...

Coast Guard responding following western Alaska storm

Coast Guard responding following western Alaska storm
An aerial view taken during a search and rescue and damage assessment in Shishmaref, Alaska, shows the damage caused by Typhoon Merbok, on Sept. 18, 2022.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ian Gray. ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Coast Guard, state and local agencies are responding to impacted communities following a historic storm that battered Alaska’s western coast over the weekend. An...

Coast Guard medevacs man nearly 104 miles east of Atlantic City

Coast Guard medevacs man nearly 104 miles east of Atlantic City
Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Bethany Teichert PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured 60-year-old man Sunday from a vessel nearly 104 miles east of Atlantic City, New Jersey. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a notification from the 31-foot pleasure craft, Reely, stating a 60-year-old man fell aboard the vessel and reportedly...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Lynnhaven Inlet

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Lynnhaven Inlet
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday at 7 p.m. for a missing 27-year-old kayaker who went missing near Lynnhaven Inlet early Tuesday morning. Coast Guard and local partner agencies searched for two days, covering more than 1,873 square miles. Coast Guard watchstanders received a notification Tuesday at 10 a.m. reporting Ryan Tew, 27, last seen leaving Crab Creek in Lynnhaven...