Air Station Miami holds remembrance ceremony for Coast Guard and Auxiliary shipmates

Air Station Miami holds remembrance ceremony for Coast Guard and Auxiliary shipmates
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami crew member salutes a memorial after laying a wreath during a remembrance ceremony in Miami, Florida, on Jan. 17, 2018. (Coast Guard photo by Eric D. Woodall) MIAMI — Coast Guard Air Station Miami hosted a memorial remembrance ceremony Wednesday at Miami Opa-Locka Executive Airport. The annual ceremony honored those air crew members who lost their lives in the line...

Coast Guard invites public to jet display and tour

Coast Guard invites public to jet display and tour
ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard Sector Columbia River command invites the public to a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its newly installed HU-25 Falcon jet display at Sector Columbia River, next to Astoria Regional Airport in Warrenton, at 2 p.m., Friday. The aircraft will be open for tours from 2-4 p.m. Sector Columbia River and Tongue Point Job Corps leadership personnel will attend the ceremony. The...

Coast Guard air crews warn boaters as winter storm approaches

Coast Guard air crews warn boaters as winter storm approaches
BOSTON — Coast Guard crews throughout New England warned boaters to prepare and be safe as winter storm Nemo approached New England, Thursday. Stations along the coast issued radio broadcasts and communicated with partner organizations to warn of approaching weather conditions and help the maritime community prepare. Out of Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, an HU-25 Falcon Jet overflew offshore...

Air Station Corpus Christi celebrates aviation milestone

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi celebrated 30 years of service by the HU-25 Falcon jet, Wednesday. Crewmembers from Air Station Corpus Christi celebrated the Falcon’s milestone with a day of celebration including a softball game, barbecue lunch and a cake cutting ceremony.  The lunch and cake were provided with funds donated by the Coast Guard Aviation Association,...

Coast Guard Air Station Miami bids farewell to the jet age

MIAMI – Coast Guard personnel celebrated the HU-25 Falcon jet’s 29 years of service as two departed on its final Coast Guard mission to Cape Cod, Mass., and Elizabeth City, N.C., from Air Station Miami, Wednesday. During its 29-year tenure, Air Station Miami HU-25 Falcon jets accrued more than 150,000 flight hours, prosecuted 4,000 search-and-rescue cases, 5,000 law enforcement cases,...

Coast Guard seizes 3 foreign flagged fishing vessels in Gulf of Mexico

USCG File Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard seized three lanchas Friday and Saturday that were reportedly fishing illegally in U.S. waters in the vicinity of Corpus Christi and South Padre Island, Texas. At approximately 9:40 a.m., Friday, a Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi HU-25 Falcon jet and crew was on a routine patrol when the crew spotted a lancha, approximately 20 miles...

Coast Guard rescue crews transport injured man for medical aid

USCG File PhotoBOSTON – U.S. Coast Guard rescue crews transported an injured man to from Nantucket, Mass., to Boston for medical aid, Jan. 18, 2011. Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod watch standers received a telephone call from Nantucket Cottage Hospital requesting to transport a 48-year old male to Boston Medical Center at approximately 3:30 p.m. An HU-25 Falcon Jet crew met emergency medical services...

Coast Guard responding to medevac request

USCG File Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is responding to a request for a medevac of a man with head injuries from a fishing vessel in the Gulf of Mexico, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi received a request for a medevac at approximately 10 a.m., from the Mexican Rescue Command Center in Tampico, Mexico, stating that a man aboard the Gijon...

Disabled Coast Guard HU-25 Falcon jet removed from Colorado airport runway

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – A Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi HU-25 Falcon jet was removed from the Eagle County Regional Airport runway in Gypsum, Colo., Tuesday, after suffering a collapsed nose landing gear while landing.