Coast Guard hosts search and rescue summit in NC

Coast Guard hosts search and rescue summit in NC
LELAND, N.C. – Coast Guard Sector North Carolina personnel held the North Carolina Southern Region Search and Rescue (SAR) Summit in Leland, Wednesday. Members of Sector North Carolina, Coast Guard Stations Oak Island and Wrightsville Beach, the Coast Guard Auxiliary, search and rescue agencies from Brunswick, New Hanover and Pender counties, North Carolina Emergency Management and other state and...

Coast Guard aircrew awarded for 2007 Oregon rescue

WASHINGTON — A Coast Guard Air Station Humbolt Bay, Calif. helicopter crew were presented with the Rotor & Wing “Above and Beyond the Call” award yesterday in Reston, Va. for their December 2007 rescue of an Oregon man. Helicopter CG-6570 crew members, Lt. Lauren Cox, Lt.j.g. Alex Barker, Petty Officer 3rd Class Celso Jaquez and Petty Officer 2nd Class Shawn Lesko received the award...