Coast Guard and U.S. Navy search for missing mariner near Pingelap

GUAM—A U.S. Coast Guard aircrew from Air Station Barbers Point continues to search for a missing mariner last seen Saturday near the island of Pingelap in the Federated States of Micronesia.

Coast Guard aircrew from Honolulu launches to search, rescue in Guam

HONOLULU —A U.S. Coast Guard aircrew from Air Station Barbers Point launched an HC-130 Hercules aircraft to assist in a search for a mariner that went missing near Pingelap, in the Federated States of Micronesia, Saturday.

Taiwanese-flagged fishing vessel seized by Coast Guard for alleged fisheries violations

SAIPAN, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands — A Taiwanese-flagged fishing vessel was seized and escorted into port here this past weekend by the crew of a U.S. Coast Guard patrol boat for suspected fisheries violations within the boundaries of the U.S. exclusive economic zone U.S. EEZ.

Coast Guard crews participate in oil spill exercise near Keehi Lagoon

HONOLULU — U.S. Coast Guard crews from around the country participated in the first ever joint Boom Deployment Course here Friday near Keehi Lagoon.

Search for missing Chuuk boys in Federated States of Micronesia waters to continue

HAGATNA, Guam — U.S. Coast Guard crews aboard a C-130 long range search aircraft will continue to scour a small area of ocean approximately 270 nautical miles west of Chuuk in the Federated States of Micronesia for two young boys missing for nearly seven days.

U.S. Coast Guard to establish small boat station in Apra Harbor, Guam

HAGATNA, Guam – The U.S. Coast Guard will establish Station Apra Harbor Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, making it the first small boat station in the Mariana Islands. Station Apra Harbor will join 188 other Coast Guard small boat stations throughout the United States. The legacy of the U.S. Coast Guard small boat station dates back to the establishment of the U.S. Lifesaving Service in 1878. The multi-mission...

Search Suspended for Downed Air Force B-52 Near Guam

HAGATNA, Guam – The U.S. Coast Guard today suspended a search for survivors of a U.S. Air Force B-52 which crashed more than 25 miles off shore July 21. A Coast Guard search and rescue command center in Apra Harbor coordinated a massive search effort involving U.S. Coast Guard, Air Force, Navy, National Guard, Drug Enforcement Agency and Guam Fire and Police Departments. At approximately 6:30...

Coast Guard Continues to Lead Search for Downed B-52 Crew

HAGATNA, Guam — The U.S. Coast Guard today continued to lead a search for surviving crew members of a U.S. Air Force B-52 bomber which crashed yesterday 25 miles northwest of Apra Harbor, Guam. Coast Guard Sector Guam small boats recovered the remains of two crew members yesterday, but a massive joint-agency search continues. On scene in a 900-square mile search area are crews with two Coast...