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Coast Guard conducts long-range rescue of 2 sailors off Bermuda

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan vessel rescue two sailors approximately 1,726 nautical miles east of Bermuda. Monday, March 4, 2024. Watchstanders with the Coast Guard 5th District command center received an emergency position indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) alert from the 19-foot sailing vessel Lhor One at approximately 6 p.m. Sunday. Leer másCoast Guard conducts long-range rescue of 2 sailors off Bermuda[…]

Georgia Air National Guard receives first C-130J-30 Super Hercules

MARIETTA, Ga., Jan. 22, 2024 — Lockheed Martin delivered the first of eight C-130J-30 Super Hercules tactical airlifters to the Georgia Air National Guard during a ceremony today, commemorating a new era in Hercules operations for this longtime C-130 Hercules operator. The 165th Airlift Wing ― the first C-130 operator in the state of Georgia — received its initial Hercules in Leer másGeorgia Air National Guard receives first C-130J-30 Super Hercules[…]

Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk aircrew rescue 3 sailors near Sitka

JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter aircrew rescue three sailors offshore Sitka, Alaska. January 10, 2024. The U.S. Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to an overturned vessel near Chichagof Island, Tuesday evening, and recovered three survivors and located two deceased individuals. An MH-60T Jayhawk Medium-Range Recovery Helicopter aircrew from Leer másCoast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk aircrew rescue 3 sailors near Sitka[…]

Coast Guard reports no active fire on Genius Star XI vessel, Dutch Harbor

JUNEAU, Alaska – The T&T Salvage marine firefighting team remains aboard the cargo vessel Genius Star XI and reports that there is no active fire onboard, with regular temperature readings in the cargo hold. Saturday, December 30, 2023. The team confirmed the safety of the crew members onboard and completed a preliminary assessment of the vessel’s condition. Based on Leer másCoast Guard reports no active fire on Genius Star XI vessel, Dutch Harbor[…]

The Coast Guard completed operation Kuru Kuru, Pacific region

HONOLULU – The U.S. Coast Guard has concluded Operation Kuru Kuru, an annually held comprehensive two-week operation in the Pacific region, highlighting the Coast Guard’s commitment to supporting international partners in the region. Operation Kuru Kuru, executed from 22 Oct. to 3 Nov. 2023, is a collaborative effort with the Regional Fisheries Surveillance Centre, aimed Leer másThe Coast Guard completed operation Kuru Kuru, Pacific region[…]

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