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Coast Guard rescue 3 from vessel capsized near Red Fish Island, Texas

HOUSTON​ — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescue three boaters from the water after their vessel capsized Thursday near Red Fish Island, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification from Galveston County Sheriff’s Office at 10:15 a.m. that a 22-foot pleasure craft had capsized with three people aboard. The boaters were all reportedly Leer másCoast Guard rescue 3 from vessel capsized near Red Fish Island, Texas[…]

MH-60T Jayhawk crew rescue fisherman 40 nm off Montauk, New York

BOSTON —​ A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk aircrew rescue (medevac) fisherman from​ the​ commercial fishing vessel Shelby Ann approximately 40 nautical miles southwest of Montauk, New York, Sunday evening.​ The Watchstanders from the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center received notification on VHF radio channel 16 that a​ crewmember was struck by a Leer másMH-60T Jayhawk crew rescue fisherman 40 nm off Montauk, New York[…]

Coast Guard rescue mariner from oil tanker 22 nm off Sabine, Texas

HOUSTON​ —​ A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter aircrew medevac a 35-year-old male from a crude oil tanker 22 nautical miles south of Sabine, Texas, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Houston command center watchstanders received a​ call at 10:36 p.m. from the anchored tanker Pacific Ruby stating that a crewman was exhibiting abnormal lethargic behavior and Leer másCoast Guard rescue mariner from oil tanker 22 nm off Sabine, Texas[…]

Coast Guard, partner agencies conduct SAR exercise off San Diego coast

SAN DIEGO​ —​ Coast Guard​ personnel, San Diego and Los Angeles county lifeguards, harbor police, emergency response organizations and first responders conducted a mass SAR exercise off the San Diego coast Tuesday.​ The purpose of the search and rescue exercise was to improve coordination, communication and response techniques among the participating agencies during a mass Leer másCoast Guard, partner agencies conduct SAR exercise off San Diego coast[…]

Coast Guard aircrew rescue swimmer in distress in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-60T Jayhawk crew rescue a swimmer in distress just off Rompe Olas Beach near downtown Aguadilla, Puerto Rico.​ Rescued was Mabel Ramos, mid thirties, after she was pulled out by the current, approximately a mile from shore.​ Coast Guard watchstanders at Sector San Juan received a Leer másCoast Guard aircrew rescue swimmer in distress in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico[…]

Coast Guard MH-60T aircrew rescue fisherman 57 nm off Westport, WA

GRAYS HARBOR, Wash.​ —​ A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk aircrew rescue a man (medevac) who was experiencing distressed medical symptoms from a charter fishing vessel​ Thursday, approximately 57 nautical miles off Westport. At 11:46 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received the initial distress call via VHF-FM radio on channel 16. The​ crew of the 51-foot vessel Ranger Leer másCoast Guard MH-60T aircrew rescue fisherman 57 nm off Westport, WA[…]

Coast Guard rescue 3 from vessel sinks off Long Branch, New Jersey

LONG BRANCH, New Jersey — Coast Guard crewmembers rescue three people after their vessel began taking on water 3 nautical miles east of Long Branch, Sunday.​ Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received the initial notification from the Monmouth County 911 dispatcher at 9:14 A.M. that three people aboard a sinking vessel were in Leer másCoast Guard rescue 3 from vessel sinks off Long Branch, New Jersey[…]

HITRON History Series: Kevin Gavin, Capt. USCG (Ret)

In this documentary series, the USCG spoke with Captain Kevin Gavin (Retired) from HITRON (Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron). Gavin was the Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron Commanding Officer from 2014-17. He was also stationed at HITRON as a line pilot from 2000-03 when the unit was just getting started. Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron operations started as Leer másHITRON History Series: Kevin Gavin, Capt. USCG (Ret)[…]

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