Coast Guard rescue four adults from capsized vessel in Ossabaw Sound

SAVANNAH, Georgia. — The Coast Guard crews rescue four adults,​ Tuesday, from a​ capsized 50-foot catamaran near the entrance of Ossabaw Sound. An Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin Short-Range Recovery Helicopter (SRR) launched and a rescue swimmer, with a dewatering pump, was lowered the catamaran, which was flooding at the time. The catamaran Leer másCoast Guard rescue four adults from capsized vessel in Ossabaw Sound[…]

Coast Guard HITRON History Series: Capt. Walter Reger

In this documentary series, we spoke with retired Coast Guard Capt. Walter Reger, he was the third commanding officer of HITRON (Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron). Coast Guard HITRON operations started as an experiment in 1998 to halt the flow of illegal drugs into the U.S. Drug trafficking organizations primarily used “go-fast” boats, high-speed smuggling vessels Leer másCoast Guard HITRON History Series: Capt. Walter Reger[…]

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 MH-65 crew medevac mariner from cargo vessel ADONIS

HONOLULU — A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin crew successfully conducted a medevac of a 43-year-old mariner from the 984-foot commercial cargo vessel, ADONIS, 9 nautical miles south of Honolulu, Wednesday. He was reported to be in stable condition. A Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin Short-Range Recovery (SRR) helicopter aircrew transported the mariner Leer másCoast Guard MH-65 crew medevac mariner from cargo vessel ADONIS[…]

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