Coast Guard relocates assets from Elizabeth City, N.C.

MORRISVILLE, N.C. – Crewmembers from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C, have temporarily relocated the station’s C-130 Hercules, HU-25 Falcon and MH-60 Jayhawk air crafts to Charlotte and the Raleigh-Durham airport in Morrisville, Friday. The relocation is both to protect Coast Guard assets and to aid in the service’s pre and post hurricane response. “Since the hurricane was predicted...

Coast Guard prepares to ensure effective response to Hurricane Earl

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard units in the path of Hurricane Earl are making preparations to ensure an effective response in the wake of the storm Thursday.