Coast Guard searching for missing mariner off Federated States of Micronesia

Coast Guard searching for missing mariner off Federated States of Micronesia
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle SANTA RITA, Guam — The Coast Guard, Air Force, and regional partners are searching for a 47-year-old mariner missing from the Panamanian-flagged merchant vessel Rising Wind, 174 miles northwest of Chuuk. “In cases such as this one, we often rely on our partners in the region to coordinate...

Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak receives first HC-130J in Kodiak, Alaska

Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak receives first HC-130J in Kodiak, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak’s first HC-130J Super Hercules arrives in Kodiak, Alaska, Aug. 21, 2018.U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jonathan Harper. JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak welcomed the first HC-130J Super Hercules to Kodiak, Alaska, Monday. Air Station Kodiak is expected to receive five HC-130J model planes by the end of 2019 to replace the five...

Air Force orders two HC-130J surveillance aircraft for Coast Guard

Air Force orders two HC-130J surveillance aircraft for Coast Guard
Washington, DC = Using funds that had been transferred from the Coast Guard, the Air Force awarded a contract to Lockheed Martin Corp. for production of two HC-130J Super Hercules aircraft Dec. 31, 2014. The 10th and 11th HC-130Js in the Coast Guard’s fleet are expected to be delivered in 2016 and 2017, respectively. The U.S. Air Force placed an order for two HC-130J Super Hercules aircraft, increasing...