USCG aircrew member receives award for Hurricane Florence rescues

MCCLELLAN, Calif. — A Coast Guard aircrew member received the Distinguished Flying Cross award Friday at Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento for rescues made in North Carolina during 2018’s Hurricane Florence. Petty Officer 2nd Class David Paquin, an aviation survival technician at Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento, was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for demonstrating Leer másUSCG aircrew member receives award for Hurricane Florence rescues[…]

Coast Guard Cutter Alert returns home after a counterdrug patrol and international exercise

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard Cutter Alert (WMEC 630) returned home to Astoria Sunday following a 69-day Eastern Pacific counterdrug deployment. The crew patrolled international waters off the coast of Mexico to disrupt the flow of illicit narcotics and migrant smuggling in the region. Alert’s crew also participated in the North American Maritime Security Leer másCoast Guard Cutter Alert returns home after a counterdrug patrol and international exercise[…]

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