Video: Coast Guard Rescues Four from Sinking Vessel

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew rescues the crew of the fishing vessel Kupreanof from the Gulf of Alaska near Lituya Bay, Alaska, June 10, 2015. The aircrew hoisted the four crew members and transported them safely to Sitka. U.S. Coast Guard Video by Air Station Sitka:

Throw Back Thursday – Featured Photo

Thursday, August 7, 2014

In this photo from an USCG Auxiliary Patrol Aircraft, the USCG Auxiliary is working with USCGC Key Largo in one of the largest search and rescue (SAR) operations conducted by the USCG in 2013.  A migrant vessel was three days overdue in 8-10 foot seas. Two USCG cutters, a C-130, a Casa aircraft, helicopters, and […]

Auxiliary member reunited with woman he saved, awarded for heroic action

Saturday, July 20, 2013

  ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. – A Jacksonville, Fla.,-man and member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary was awarded a Coast Guard Auxiliary Commendation Medal Saturday morning for saving a woman’s life during a St. Patrick’s Day parade in St. Augustine, Fla. Article by Petty Officer 1st Class Lauren Jorgensen Before the ceremony, David Hensel was reunited […]

Featured Photo – SAR Competition

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Good Samaritans Come in All Sizes

Monday, February 13, 2012

    Any school child knows, or at least believes, that if you see a person or boat in distress on the water, the “law of the sea” demands that you render assistance.  Simple human decency would require no less and from time immemorial, this has been the law of the sea.  But we live […]

Key West Coast Guard Auxiliarists Earn Awards

Friday, December 23, 2011

An awards presentation recognizing two Coast Guard Auxiliarists was held at Sector Key West on Wednesday, December 21, 2011. Article by LT Kara Lavin, USCG Sector Key West. Auxiliarist Fouad Samaha received the Coast Guard Auxiliary Medal of Operational Merit and Auxiliarist Melvianne Cady received the Coast Guard Auxiliary Letter of Commendation for their participation […]

Operation Angel Thunder

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Written by Tom Nunes, U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. Seven Coast Guard Auxiliary Division 10 boats including two personal watercraft participated in Operation Angel Thunder on Roosevelt Lake October 11-12.  Angel Thunder is brings together military rescue crews from around the world to conduct hands-on emergency response training to increase proficiency when dealing with catastrophic […]