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Coast Guard veteran Mike Swierc turns 100-year-old

Coast Guard story by Petty Officer 1st Class Corinne Zilnicki Nearly 80 years have passed since Mike Swierc vaulted over the side of a ship hundreds of yards off Utah Beach during the first wave of the D-Day invasion. But for Mr. Swierc, a 100-year-old Coast Guard veteran, the memories of those fateful days and Leer másCoast Guard veteran Mike Swierc turns 100-year-old[…]

Coast Guard rescue fisherman 40 nm off Baffin Bay

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas —​ A Coast Guard helicopter aircrew rescue (medevac) a fisherman from a fishing vessel, Jake M, 40 nautical miles off Baffin Bay, Texas. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a medical evacuation request via VHF-FM channel 16 at 5:23 a.m. from the fishing vessel The Jake M stating the Leer másCoast Guard rescue fisherman 40 nm off Baffin Bay[…]

Coast Guard medevac patient on North Padre Island, Texas

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter aircrew medevac a 70-year-old female patient from North Padre Island, Texas, Monday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a request to transfer a patient who was unable to be transported by medical services across North Padre Island’s John F. Kennedy Memorial Causeway Leer másCoast Guard medevac patient on North Padre Island, Texas[…]

Coast Guard rescue 2 from vessel taking on water in South Padre Island, Texas

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas —​ The Coast Guard rescue 2 people from a 68-foot​ fishing vessel taking on water near the Brazos Santiago jetties in South Padre Island, Texas, Monday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders​ received​ notification at 5:08 a.m. from the crew of the Captain Jerry, a 68-foot fishing vessel, stating they had struck Leer másCoast Guard rescue 2 from vessel taking on water in South Padre Island, Texas[…]

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