Coast Guard Air Station “Open Ramp” celebrates Cherry Festival Airshow

Coast Guard Air Station “Open Ramp” celebrates Cherry Festival Airshow
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City will open its gates to the public Friday, July 1 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in support of the 2022 National Cherry Festival Airshow. The Air Station’s traditional “open ramp,” returning this year after the pandemic forced a two-year break, allows up-close access to National Cherry Festival Airshow performers, including the Navy’s...

Coast Guard searching for man in Arecibo, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard searching for man in Arecibo, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard air and surface units continue search efforts Wednesday for a 23-year-old man in the waters just off ‘La Poza del Obispo’ in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Missing is Harold Carrion Butter, from Arecibo, who was last seen at approximately 9 p.m. Tuesday standing on the rocks just off the water. He was wearing a white shirt...

Coast Guard repatriates 56 Dominicans

Coast Guard repatriates 56 Dominicans
Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez interdicts a 30-foot makeshift vessel June 17, 2022 near Mona Island, Puerto Rico that was taking part in an illegal voyage in the Mona Passage. (U.S. Coast Guard photo). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard returned 56 nationals to the Dominican Republic Saturday, following the interdiction of an illegal voyage in Mona Passage waters near Puerto Rico. The...

Coast Guard suspends search for survivors of capsized vessel

Coast Guard suspends search for survivors of capsized vessel
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard suspended at 10 p.m. Sunday the four-day search for additional survivors of a capsized vessel in Mona Passage waters between Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. Rescued are 38 survivors, 36 Haitian and two Dominican Republic nationals. Rescue crews also recovered 11 people deceased, whose nationalities...

Coast Guard continues search for survivors of capsized vessel

Coast Guard continues search for survivors of capsized vessel
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard and partner agency air and surface assets continue searching Friday for possible survivors of a capsized vessel in the Mona Passage, approximately 10 nautical miles north of Desecheo Island, Puerto Rico. Rescued are 38 survivors, 36 Haitian and two Dominican Republic nationals, of which eight remain hospitalized....

Coast Guard, AMVER vessel medevac 2 Germans off Puerto Rico

Coast Guard, AMVER vessel medevac 2 Germans off Puerto Rico
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevaced a German couple, Monday, from the Automated Mutual-Assistance Vessel Rescue System 967-foot Malta-flagged tanker ship, BW Lilac, approximately 110 miles north of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. The Jayhawk aircrew transported the man and woman, reportedly...

Coast Guard medevacs swimmer near Dauphin Island, Ala.

Coast Guard medevacs swimmer near Dauphin Island, Ala.
A Coast Guard Aviation Training Center MH-60T Jayhawk aircrew lands on a beach near Dauphin Island, Alabama on April 14, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo by ATC Mobile) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a swimmer in critical condition Thursday near Dauphin Island, Alabama. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a 911 notification at 4:18 p.m. of three swimmers caught in a...

Coast Guard medevacs German passenger from AIDAperla cruise ship

Coast Guard medevacs German passenger from AIDAperla cruise ship
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard medevaced a German passenger from the AIDAperla cruise ship Wednesday, approximately 60 nautical miles southeast of Yabucoa, Puerto Rico. Medevaced is a 64-year-old man, who was experiencing signs of a possible stroke and required a higher level of care ashore. Coast Guard watchstanders...

Coast Guard ends search for overdue Vieques fisherman

Coast Guard ends search for overdue Vieques fisherman
Search Patterns SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard air and surface crews ended the search for an overdue fisherman Sunday evening in waters south of Vieques and Yabucoa, Puerto Rico. Still missing is Marcos Jonael Calzada Parilla from Vieques, Puerto Rico, who reportedly departed on a fishing trip Thursday morning from Playa Esperanza in Vieques to an area, approximately 18 nautical miles south...