Coast Guard Sector San Diego to host open house

Coast Guard Sector San Diego to host open house
SAN DIEGO — Coast Guard Sector San Diego crewmembers are scheduled to host the Sector’s open house Sunday. As a part of San Diego’s Fleet Week, the Coast Guard invites the public to stop by from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to learn about Coast Guard operations in San Diego. “America’s Finest City is also America’s Finest Coast Guard City,” said Capt. Donald Montoro, Sector San Diego’s deputy...

Lost 5-year-old boy rescued in Sleeping Bear Dunes

Lost 5-year-old boy rescued in Sleeping Bear Dunes
A rescue swimmer from Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City, Michigan is lowered after locating a lost 5-year-old boy in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in Upper Michigan, June 29, 2018.  (Photo courtesy of Glen Lake Fire Department) TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — The Coast Guard assisted local agencies in finding a 5-year-old boy who went missing in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Friday. A...

Traverse City Coast Guard ‘Open Ramp’ to kick off 2018 National Cherry Festival Airshow

Traverse City Coast Guard 'Open Ramp' to kick off 2018 National Cherry Festival Airshow
Coast Guard aircraft on display during the “open ramp,” kicking off the start of the 2017 National Cherry Festival in Traverse City. More than 4,000 people attended the event at the air station to get up close and personal with aircraft and crews that were to participate in the festival Air Show. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Master Chief Petty Officer Alan Haraf) TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., — Coast Guard...

Air Station Traverse City selected to host 2018 Coast Guard Aviation Association gathering

Air Station Traverse City selected to host 2018 Coast Guard Aviation Association gathering
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City personnel will host members of the Coast Guard Aviation Association, also known as the Ancient Order of the Pterodactyl, Sept. 6-9, 2018. On November 9th, the national chapter of the Coast Guard Aviation Association selected Traverse City as the location for the annual conference, colloquially called the “roost”, in recognition of the...

3 rescued after boat sinks near La Jolla

3 rescued after boat sinks near La Jolla
Coast Guard Cutter Petrel file photo SAN DIEGO – Three boaters were rescued after their vessel sank off the coast of La Jolla, California, Saturday. At approximately 8 a.m., Saturday, the crew of a 32-foot recreational vessel contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center via radio and reported that their vessel was taking on water approximately 40 miles...

Coast Guard rescues boater 12 miles west of San Onofre State Beach

Coast Guard rescues boater 12 miles west of San Onofre State Beach
A boater is helped off of a Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter by the crew November 6, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Joel Guzman) SAN DIEGO – The Coast Guard rescued a man after his vessel began taking on water off the coast of San Onofre State Beach, San Clemente, California, Monday afternoon. At approximately 11:20 a.m., Monday, a man aboard an 18-foot...

Last Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter to depart Air Station Traverse City Monday

Last Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter to depart Air Station Traverse City Monday
A Coast Guard air crew aboard a MH-60 Dolphin helicopter, from Air Station Traverse City, Mich., flies over a frozen Lake Michigan in the vicinity of Frankfort, Mich., March 10, 2014.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Traverse City) TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — The final MH-65 Dolphin helicopter is scheduled to depart Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City, Monday. Since 1995, MH-65 helicopters...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Carnival Miracle passenger

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Carnival Miracle passenger
SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 61-year-old woman approximately 56 miles southwest of San Diego, Saturday. At approximately 10 p.m. Friday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego received a report from the crew of cruise ship Carnival Miracle stating that a female passenger was experiencing symptoms of respiratory distress. The Coast Guard duty flight surgeon recommended...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Norwegian Pearl passenger south of San Diego

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Norwegian Pearl passenger south of San Diego
USCG File Photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 70-year-old man approximately 130 miles south of San Diego, Wednesday. At approximately 1 p.m. Wednesday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego received a report from the crew of cruise ship Norwegian Pearl stating that a male passenger was experiencing symptoms of heart failure, kidney failure and pneumonia. The Coast Guard...