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 …]

U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Amber Martschinske, an aviation maintenance technician, completes a fresh-water wash down of an Air Station Savannah, Georgia, MH-65D dolphin helicopter at Hunter Army Airfield, Mar. 13, 2020. Air Station Savannah's area of responsibility stretches from the South Carolina border down to Melbourne, Florida, or approximately 450 miles. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Barry Bena)
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Scrubbing a Helo

U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Amber Martschinske, an aviation maintenance technician, completes a fresh-water wash down of an Air Station Savannah, Georgia, MH-65D dolphin helicopter at Hunter Army Airfield, Mar. 13, 2020. Air Station Savannah’s area of responsibility stretches from the South Carolina border down to Melbourne, Florida, or approximately 450 miles. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty [Read More …]

A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew conducts a search and rescue demonstration in front of the Coast Guard Cutter James Feb. 19, 2020, in Charleston, South Carolina. The demonstration was performed for members of the media attending the State of the Coast Guard Address in Charleston. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Dickinson)
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Coast Guard Air Station Savannah conducts search and rescue demonstration in Charleston

A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew conducts a search and rescue demonstration in front of the Coast Guard Cutter James Feb. 19, 2020, in Charleston, South Carolina. The demonstration was performed for members of the media attending the State of the Coast Guard Address in Charleston. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan [Read More …]

A Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant boarding team intercepts a suspected low profile vessel with aproximately 2,183 pounds of cocaine onboard while on patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean Jan. 9, 2020. The removal of large quantities of contraband through interdictions such as these disrupts the operations of transnational criminal organizations, deterring violence and promoting stability of governments in the region. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant)
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Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant conducts 55-day counter-drug patrol

A Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant boarding team intercepts a suspected low profile vessel with aproximately 2,183 pounds of cocaine onboard while on patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean Jan. 9, 2020. The removal of large quantities of contraband through interdictions such as these disrupts the operations of transnational criminal organizations, deterring violence and promoting stability of governments in the region. [Read More …]