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Archive: 2017

Oct. 16, 2017

Coast Guard transfers two former cutters to Costa Rica

The Coast Guard conducted a transfer ceremony of the former cutters Long Island and Roanoke Island to the Costa Rican coast guard in Caldera, Costa Rica, Oct. 13. Costa Rica is the third nation to receive 110-foot patrol boats through the Office of International Acquisition’s Excess Defense Articles (EDA) Program.

Oct. 16, 2017

Coast Guard delivers FEMA food, water to Jayuya, Puerto Rico

An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew refuels outside Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, Oct. 14, 2017.

Oct. 13, 2017

Innovation Program Gathers Lessons Learned From Coast Guard Hurricane Responders

The Coast Guard Innovation Program is ensuring that lessons learned during the responses to hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria are shared throughout the service.

Oct. 12, 2017

Coast Guard Aircrew Delivers FEMA Aid To Aguada, Puerto Rico

A Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen, Puerto Rico, MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew takes off from a soccer field in Aguada, Puerto Rico, Oct. 11, 2017.

Oct. 11, 2017

HC-144 Minotaur installation begins at ALC

An HC-144 Ocean Sentry medium range surveillance aircraft entered Minotaur mission system installation at the Coast Guard Aviation Logistics Center (ALC) in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, Oct. 2, 2017.

Oct. 10, 2017

Coast Guard responds to Hurricane Nate

Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrews launched to complete Hurricane Nate damage assessment flights Oct. 8, 2017.

Oct. 4, 2017

Coast Guard crews escort, provide security for USNS Comfort in San Juan

Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos, a fast response cutter, escorts the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort into San Juan, Puerto Rico, Oct. 3, 2017.

Oct. 3, 2017

Coast Guard cutter delivers critical prescription medication to St. Croix following hurricane

The fast response cutter (FRC) Winslow Griesser delivers critical prescription medication to St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, on Sept. 30, 2017.

Oct. 2, 2017

Coast Guard, partner agencies provide aid to Utuado, Puerto Rico, residents

Coast Guard Investigative Service agents and Tactical Law Enforcement Team South, Miami, crewmembers load a Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Air Station Clearwater, Florida, with food and water for residents in Utuado, Puerto Rico, Sept. 29, 2017.

Sept. 29, 2017

Coast Guard Cutter James aids in Maria response

A long range interceptor-II cutter boat transfers personnel to Coast Guard Cutter James Sept. 25, 2017.