Coast Guard helicopter crew awarded Citizen’s Service Medal

Coast Guard helicopter crew awarded Citizen’s Service Medal
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi helicopter crew from was recognized Feb. 25, 2017, in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, for a rescue performed while to responding to Hurricane Matthew in October of last year. The crew of MH-65 Dolphin helicopter 6554 was deployed to Savannah, Georgia when they were launched on Oct. 8, 2016, to respond to a patient with a serious...

Coast Guard medevacs lone sailor and dog, helps bring sailboat home

Coast Guard medevacs lone sailor and dog, helps bring sailboat home
Walter Smith stands with Petty Officer Graham Smith and Walter’s dog after Petty Officer Smith medevaced them from their sailboat about 40 miles off Port Aransas, Texas, November 15, 2016.  Photo courtesy of the Naval Air Station Corpus Christi Fire Department. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Coast Guard rescue swimmer made his first rescue Tuesday, when he helped a man suffering from chest pains...