211110-N-DA693-1007 PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 10, 2021) An MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 164 from Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Camp Pendleton, Calif., conducts flight operations aboard Military Sealift Command (MSC) hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Mercy Exercise (MERCEX) 22-1 Nov. 10. MERCEX 22-1 is a three-week-long pierside and underway training evolution that highlights integration, [Read More …]
U.S. Coast Guard members prepare to fire M4 carbine during a gunnery exercise in the Western Pacific Ocean, Sept. 22, 2021. Coast Guard Cutter Munro is currently deployed to the Western Pacific Ocean to strengthen alliances and partnerships, and improve maritime governance and security in the region. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Marine Corps Sgt. Kevin G. Rivas)
Coast Guard Cutter Healy crew member operations, during the first part of their Northwest Passage Deployment
Coast Guard Cutter Healy’s temporary regional dive locker team inserts an unmanned underwater vehicle into the water to locate an oceanic research mooring under the sea ice, in the Chukchi Sea, August 5, 2021. During the Healy crew’s 133-day, Northwest Passage deployment, they will circumnavigate North America and will conduct Coast Guard missions, support scientific exploration and promote U.S. interests [Read More …]
Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Tyler Bonebright and Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Doerr, both aviation maintenance technicians at Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, take part in training and conduct a drop of simulated emergency supplies on a C-130, 12 miles west of Anclote Key, Florida, June 29, 2021. During an actual emergency, crews will drop equipment and supplies [Read More …]
Petty Officer 2nd Class Paul Boeker, left, and Petty Officer 3rd Class Adam Cantu, right, crew members from Coast Guard Station Galveston, transfer two infants from an aground fishing vessel to a Coast Guard Station Galveston 45-foot Response Boat – Medium Oct. 9, 2020, near Rollover Pass in Gilchrist, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report of three [Read More …]
SANTA RITA, Guam (Sept. 24, 2020) Coast Guard Cutter Myrtle Hazard (WPC 1139) steams towards Apra Harbor before arriving at its new homeport in Santa Rita, Guam. The new Fast Response Cutter (FRC) is the first of three scheduled to be stationed on Guam and is replacing the 30-year old 110-foot Island-class patrol boats. FRCs are equipped with new advanced [Read More …]
The Coast Guard Cutter Waesche (WMSL 751) transits the San Francisco Bay blanketed in fog and smoke from numerous wildfires burning across the San Francisco Bay Area, Aug. 22, 2020. Waesche’s crew departed their homeport of Alameda, Calif., for a Western Pacific patrol, making Waesche the third Coast Guard cutter to deploy to the Western Pacific in the past two [Read More …]
Kodiak-based Coast Guard cutter returns home following a 2-month international fisheries enforcement patrol
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro (WHEC 724) and U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) patrol in the vicinity of the Hawaiian Islands alongside one another, July 24, 2020. Commissioned in 1971, Douglas Munro is the Coast Guard’s only remaining 378-foot High Endurance Cutter from a fleet that was once twelve strong. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo.
Coast Guard cutter returns to Hawaii after completing multi-country operation targeting illegal fishing in the South Pacific Ocean
The crews of the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball (WMSL 756) and an Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules airplane conduct joint operations in the Pacific August 14, 2020. The crews were participating in the multi-country maritime Operation Nasse designed to prevent Illegal, unregulated or unreported (IUU) fishing in Oceania. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball/Released)
U.S. Coast Guard cutter CAMPBELL conducts joint training with Royal Danish Navy along the west coast of Greenland.
USCGC CAMPBELL ventured into Disko Bay with the HDMS KNUD RASMUSSEN for joint helicopter training exercises. Disko Bay is known for its heavy concentration of large icebergs calving off the Jacobshavn Glacier. The Jacoshavn Glacier is the primary contributor to icebergs in Baffin Bay and the Labrador Sea. CAMPBELL safely navigated the heavy concentration of floating ice, icebergs the size [Read More …]