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 continues support in Haiti following 7.2 earthquake

MIAMI — Coast Guard air crews continue to provide​ critical medical support (medical evacuation and emergency medical services) after Haiti earthquake, for the Haitian citizens​ and the government. “The lives we saved would have been lost if​ rescue action wasn’t taken,” said Cmdr. David Sheppard, air operations commander deployed to Haiti. “We are doing our Leer másCoast Guard continues support in Haiti following 7.2 earthquake[…]

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