Coast Guard Marine Safety Task Force operates out of Bethel, Alaska

Coast Guard Marine Safety Task Force operates out of Bethel, Alaska
Three Civil Air Patrol Pilots, three Alaska Army National Guard aircrew members and six Coast Guard Marine Safety Task Force members from Coast Guard Sector Anchorage take a moment for a group photo in Bethel Alaska, August 29, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Nate Littlejohn) ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard members from Sector Anchorage returned to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson...

Coast Guard suspends active search for 5 Army aviators off Oahu

Coast Guard suspends active search for 5 Army aviators off Oahu
Coast Guard Cutter Walnut file photo by Air Station Barbers Point HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the active search at noon Monday for five Army aviators who went missing Tuesday night approximately two miles west of Ka’ena Point. “A decision to suspend searching without finding survivors is extremely difficult given the depth of its impact and I know I speak for the entire Coast Guard...

Responders continue search Sunday for missing Army aviators off Ka’ena Point

Responders continue search Sunday for missing Army aviators off Ka'ena Point
Coast Guard Cutter Walnut file photo by Air Station Barbers Point HONOLULU — Responders searched throughout the night Saturday and are continuing the search Sunday for the five Army aviators who went missing Tuesday night approximately two miles west of Ka’ena Point. Searching are: * Coast Guard Cutter Walnut (WLB 205) and crew from Honolulu * Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island (WPB 1349)...

Search continues for missing Army aviators off Oahu

Search continues for missing Army aviators off Oahu
Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island file photo by Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HONOLULU — Responders searched throughout the night and are continuing the search Saturday for five missing Army aviators from a downed Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter approximately two miles west of Ka’ena Point. Searching are: * Coast Guard Cutter Walnut (WLB 205) and crew from Honolulu * Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues 28 migrants from Mona Island

Coast Guard rescues 28 migrants from Mona Island
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Combined efforts of local and Federal law enforcement partners led to the rescue of twenty-eight migrants from Mona Island Thursday. In the early morning hours, a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter was on a routine patrol in the Mona Passage and indentified the migrants on the desolate, uninhabited island. The aircraft crew also observed an unresponsive female in the water...