Coast Guard Cutter Kimball returns home from expeditionary patrol in the Pacific

Coast Guard Cutter Kimball returns home from expeditionary patrol in the Pacific
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball (WMSL 756) underway in the Pacific, April 4, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball) HONOLULU — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball (WMSL 756) returned to Honolulu Friday after completing an expeditionary patrol supporting Operation Blue Pacific, Op Rai Balang, and Op Aloha Shield in the Pacific. During the 82 day...

Coast Guard, partners rescue mariners from island in Federated States of Micronesia

Coast Guard, partners rescue mariners from island in Federated States of Micronesia
The U.S. Coast Guard, Air Force, Royal Australian Navy, and Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) responders rescued three stranded mariners from the island of Pikelot, Yap, Aug. 3, 2020. The stranded mariners were located by an Air Force 506th Air Expeditionary Aerial Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker crew from Andersen Air Force Base that found the mariners after seeing their S.O.S signal on...

Coast Guard concludes maritime security operations in Papua New Guinea

Coast Guard concludes maritime security operations in Papua New Guinea
TOWNSVILLE, Australia – United States Coast Guard boats are loaded onto the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20).  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Anaid Banuelos Rodriguez) ALAMEDA, Calif. — U.S. Coast Guard servicemembers recently completed loading six small boats and accompanying equipment onboard the USS Green Bay (LPD-20)...

Coast Guard, Royal Australian Navy assist sailing crew in distress off Oahu

Coast Guard, Royal Australian Navy assist sailing crew in distress off Oahu
Coast Guard Station Honolulu 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Royal Australian navy responded to a distress call from the crew of a demasted sailing vessel off Makapu’u Point, Saturday. A Coast Guard Station Honolulu 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew towed the vessel to Kaneohe Bay. There were four boaters aboard the sailboat, and there are no reports of injuries. At...

Coast Guard Patrol Forces Southwest Asia holds Change of Command

Coast Guard Patrol Forces Southwest Asia holds Change of Command
Vice Adm. Scott A. Buschman, commander Coast Guard Atlantic Area, Capt. John P. Gregg, Capt. Clinton Clinton Carlson, Master Chief Petty Officer James Clarin at the beginning of the Patrol Forces Southwest Asia change of command ceremony Monday, June 28, 2018 held at Naval Support Activity Bahrain. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Patrol Forces Southwest Asia MANAMA, Bahrain – U.S. Coast Guard...

Seven mariners found safe on deserted Pacific island

HONOLULU – Seven missing mariners are safe after a Coast Guard aircrew spotted the men on a deserted Pacific island Sunday. Seven males between the ages of 19 and 30, were last seen leaving the southwestern part of Maloelap Atoll en route north to Kaven Island, Thursday. The Royal Australian Navy liaison to the Republic of Marshall Islands contacted Coast Guard Joint Rescue Coordination Center Honolulu...

Coast Guard, Royal Australian Navy respond to search for overdue mariners

HONOLULU – A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane from Air Station Barbers Point is en route to The Republic of the Marshall Islands in response to a search in Majuro for an overdue vessel with seven people aboard Friday. The 20-foot skiff, carrying seven males between the ages for 19 and 30, was last seen leaving the southwestern part of Maloelap Atoll en route north to Kaven Island, Thursday. The...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing mariners in the Republic of Marshall Islands

USCG File PhotoHONOLULU – The Coast Guard suspended search and rescue operations at 8:15 a.m. Friday, for the missing mariners who left Arno Atoll about 3 p.m. Nov. 25, but failed to arrive at Majuro. “Suspending any search without positive outcome is the most difficult decision as district commander has to make,” said Rear. Adm. Charles W. Ray, the 14th Coast Guard District’s Commander. “I’d...

Navy aircrew finds capsized vessel during search for missing mariners in Republic of the Marshall Islands

USCG File Photo - Air Station Barbers PointHONOLULU — A Navy C-130 aircrew from the Condors of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VR) 64 based out of Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, found the capsized vessel of four missing mariners 12 miles southeast of Arno Atoll, Monday. The Coast Guard, Navy and search crews from the Republic of Marshall Islands continue to search...