Coast Guard, partners rescue fisherman in Federated States of Micronesia

Coast Guard, partners rescue fisherman in Federated States of Micronesia
Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules file photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball SANTA RITA, Guam — Coast Guard, Air Force, and Federated States of Micronesia responders rescued an overdue fisherman aboard his 19-foot skiff 55 miles west of Ant Atoll, Monday. The joint operation began on Saturday when the Pohnpei Fire Department began searching for the fisherman after he failed to...

Coast Guard Planning Rescue of Two From Ship 750 Miles North of Saipan

HAGATNA, Guam– From a 24-hour command center here in Apra Harbor, the U.S. Coast Guard is coordinating the medevac of two male crew members from a an ocean-going bulk carrier 750 nautical miles north of Saipan. The two container ship crew members are in critical condition after an accident aboard the vessel Sept. 26. A U.S. Air Force long-range aircraft from Kadena Air Force Base in Japan is...