USCG Hercules In Rescue Effort at Sea

03/14/2016
03/14/2015: An HC-130 Hercules airplane crew from Air Station Barbers Point dropped a dewatering pump and supplies to 42 people who abandoned ship after their fishing vessel caught fire 1,800 miles south of Hawaii, Feb. 10, 2016. The Hercules crew worked with Fong Seong 888, a Tuvalu-flagged oil tanker, to successfully…

Coast Guard Rescue

11/07/2011
11/07/2011: A rescue helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C. hoisted two men from the Illusion, a 57-foot sport fisherman vessel, that was taking on water and aground in the vicinity of Cape Lookout, N.C. The Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew took the two men to…

Libyan Operations: An Update from New River

08/23/2011
08/23/2011 During a recent visit to USMC Air Station New River, an update on both the Osprey and Libyan operations was provided by Marines involved in those operations. We recently interviewed Col. Mark Dessins, the 26th MEU Commander, the UNS-USMC team involved off of Libya.  At New River a senior…

US Coast Guard Rescue 50-Miles Offshore

06/27/2011
06/27/2011 A crew from Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco hoist an injured man from the MSC Maria Elena, a 1,100-foot Panamanian-flagged cargo vessel, Thursday, May 12, 2011. The injured man was medically evacuated to Air Station San Francisco where he was transferred to paramedics. Credit: U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic…