Coast Guard Cutter Willow saves 4 in Caribbean Basin

Coast Guard Cutter Willow saves 4 in Caribbean Basin
A Coast Guard Cutter Willow (WLB-202) boatcrew approach the 50-foot sailing vessel, Jeune Amelia, approximately 100 miles southwest of the Bahamas, Jan. 24, 2020. Coast Guard Photo by Lt. j.g. Daria McKenna. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Willow (WLB-202) crew rescued a total of four people in two search and rescue cases while underway in the Caribbean Basin. In the first search and...

One year later, Coast Guard still lending helping hand to Haiti

by Petty Officer 3rd Class Tara Molle What would you do, if in less than a minute, everything you knew even your very livelihood just crumbled away? For the roughly 3.5 million people living in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, this nightmare was real. On Jan. 12, 2010, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake ripped through the heart of the city leaving nothing but a trail destruction in its wake. Within 24-hours Coast...

Hawaii-based aircrews made a difference in Haiti

By Petty Officer 3rd Class Angela Henderson Honolulu – The 7.0 magnitude earthquake that shook Haiti Jan. 12, 2010, caused thousands of buildings to collapse in Port-au-Prince, trapping untold numbers, killing many and leaving more than one million people homeless. The quake was the worst in the region in more than 200 years.

Coast Guard Cutter Legare returns home to Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Legare are scheduled to return to their homeport of Portsmouth Saturday afternoon, following a 51-day deployment in support of Haitian relief operations.

Cutter Tahoma Returning to Maine from Haiti

KITTERY, MAINE ­­­­– The Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma, based at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard is scheduled to return home today after a 56-day patrol in the Caribbean, which included providing support to Haiti after the Jan. 12 earthquake.

Cutter Oak returns to Charleston following deployment to Port-au-Prince, Haiti

CHARLESTON, SC – The crew of the 225-foot Coast Guard Cutter Oak, homeported in Charleston, will return Thursday at 8:45 a.m. following a 35-day deployment to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, where it provided humanitarian relief and repairs to damaged aids-to-navigation following a 7.0 magnitude earthquake in January.

First Coast Guard Cutter in Haiti Returning Home on Thursday

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard Cutter Forward is scheduled to return to their homeport of Portsmouth at 2 p.m. Thursday at Base Support Unit Portsmouth following a 52-day mission, which included assisting with Haitian disaster relief operations.

Coast Guard Rescues and Repatriates 88 Haitians

MIAMI – Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma repatriated 88 Haitian nationals to Cap Haitien, Haiti, Tuesday.

Coast Guard repatriates 88 Haitian nationals

MIAMI – Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma repatriated 88 Haitian nationals to Cap Haitien, Haiti, Tuesday.