Petty Officer 1st Class Cory Sumner, a maritime enforcement specialist, and his partner Feco, an explosive detection canine, from Marine Safety and Security Team 91105 in Alameda, California, are hoisted into a HH-60 Pave Hawk at Moffet Air National Guard Base in Mountain View, California, June 15, 2020. The California Air National Guard 129th Rescue Wing hosted joint training with the Coast Guard and other law enforcement agencies to practice counter drug operations. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jordan Akiyama)
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Hoist Operations at Moffet Air National Guard Base

Petty Officer 1st Class Cory Sumner, a maritime enforcement specialist, and his partner Feco, an explosive detection canine, from Marine Safety and Security Team 91105 in Alameda, California, are hoisted into a HH-60 Pave Hawk at Moffet Air National Guard Base in Mountain View, California, June 15, 2020. The California Air National Guard 129th Rescue Wing hosted joint training with [Read More …]

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Waesche (WMSL 751) transits across the Pacific Ocean as the sun sets during the cutter’s counterdrug patrol, March 12, 2020. Waesche is deployed to the U.S. Southern Command area of responsibility to support Joint Interagency Task Force South’s mission, which includes counter illicit drug trafficking in the Caribbean and Eastern Pacific. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Dave Horning.
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Coast Guard Cutter Waesche conducts counterdrug operations in the Eastern Pacific Ocean

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Waesche (WMSL 751) transits across the Pacific Ocean as the sun sets during the cutter’s counterdrug patrol, March 12, 2020. Waesche is deployed to the U.S. Southern Command area of responsibility to support Joint Interagency Task Force South’s mission, which includes counter illicit drug trafficking in the Caribbean and Eastern Pacific. U.S. Coast Guard photo [Read More …]

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken in the Crew Dragon spacecraft launches from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center, May 30, 2020, in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Coast Guard units and crews supported the launch by enforcing safety and security zones during the rocket’s launch in order to protect members of the public, vessels, harbors, ports and waterfront facilities. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mason Cambridge)
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Coast Guard supports historic SpaceX-Demo 2 launch

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken in the Crew Dragon spacecraft launches from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center, May 30, 2020, in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Coast Guard units and crews supported the launch by enforcing safety and security zones during the rocket’s launch in order to protect members of the public, [Read More …]

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kiska (WPB 1336) patrols off Guam May 9, 2020. The crew concluded a successful 18-day patrol in support of counter-Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported (IUU) fishing and regional security operations in Northern Marianas and Western Pacific, in mid-May. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by USCGC Kiska/Released)
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Coast Guard Cutter Kiska conduct patrol off Guam

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kiska (WPB 1336) patrols off Guam May 9, 2020. The crew concluded a successful 18-day patrol in support of counter-Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported (IUU) fishing and regional security operations in Northern Marianas and Western Pacific, in mid-May. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by USCGC Kiska/Released)

Two Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrews fly in formation to provide an air salute to healthcare personnel working through the COVID-19 pandemic, Sitka, Alaska, May 15, 2020. As COVID-19 concerns have altered most daily operations, Coast Guard Alaska-based units have adapted and overcome challenges to maintain full mission readiness throughout the last frontier. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo by Don Kluting.
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Sitka-based Coast Guard aircrews salute healthcare personnel during pandemic

Two Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrews fly in formation to provide an air salute to healthcare personnel working through the COVID-19 pandemic, Sitka, Alaska, May 15, 2020. As COVID-19 concerns have altered most daily operations, Coast Guard Alaska-based units have adapted and overcome challenges to maintain full mission readiness throughout the last frontier. U.S. Coast Guard [Read More …]

MH-65 Dolphin helicopter 6598 at Air Station Savannah, Georgia, was constructed in 1980 and is considered the Coast Guard's Queen of the Helicopter fleet as designated by the gold tail number. Air Station Savannah's area of responsibility extends from the norther border of South Carolina to Melbourne, Florida, or approximately 450 miles. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Barry Bena)
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Queen of the Helicopter Fleet

MH-65 Dolphin helicopter 6598 at Air Station Savannah, Georgia, was constructed in 1980 and is considered the Coast Guard’s Queen of the Helicopter fleet as designated by the gold tail number. Air Station Savannah’s area of responsibility extends from the norther border of South Carolina to Melbourne, Florida, or approximately 450 miles. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd [Read More …]