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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[…]

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 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)[…]

Coast Guard medevac shark attack victim 35 nm off Grand Isle, Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS​ —​ Coast Guard aircrew medevac an injured man from a fishing vessel after a shark attack, approximately 35 nautical miles southeast of Grand Isle, Louisiana, Friday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at 12:51 a.m. via VHF-FM channel 16 from personnel aboard the fishing vessel Moon Glow stating a 64-year-old Leer másCoast Guard medevac shark attack victim 35 nm off Grand Isle, Louisiana[…]

Coast Guard conducts overflights along the Gulf Coast​ after Hurricane Ida

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard aircrews are conducting critical overflights along the Gulf Coast Region of Louisiana following Hurricane Ida. These critical overflights post-storm are divided in search and rescue (SAR) missions and assessing for damage. The Coast Guard aircrews conducts these missions from today Monday. The USCG has brought to bear more than Leer másCoast Guard conducts overflights along the Gulf Coast​ after Hurricane Ida[…]

Coast Guard Area Command prepares their assets for Hurricane Ida

NEW ORLEANS —​ The Coast Guard is pre-staging the response of their assets on Saturday and established an Area Command in preparation for Hurricane Ida.​ Coast Guard assets across the region were repositioned and pre-staged to preserve readiness and to provide support for areas expected to be impacted by the impending hurricane. Hurricane Ida is expected Leer másCoast Guard Area Command prepares their assets for Hurricane Ida[…]

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