Tag: C-130

Week in the life of the Coast Guard 2014: Weekend

Petty Officer 1st Class Seth Carrington uses a thermal imager to detect heat sources while Petty Officer 3rd Class Donald Delach mans a fire hose during firefighting training aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Healy while underway near Kodiak, Alaska, Aug. 28, 2014. Crew members aboard Coast Guard vessels train regularly to mitigate a variety of potential shipboard emergencies, including fire and flooding. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Shawn Eggert.

This Weekend is the final post for the Week in the life of the Coast Guard 2014 series. We hope you enjoyed seeing and reading about your Coast Guard in action, as well as a typical week for us. What did you learn about the Coast Guard this week? What would like to know more about? You may contact us through Facebook or email us as well. We appreciate it!

Guardian of the Week – Lt. David Shook

U.S. Coast Guard Lt. David Shook, an Air Station Barbers Point pilot, poses with his spouse and Rear Adm. Manson K. Brown, the commander of the 14th Coast Guard District, after receiving the Air Medal, March 22, 2010. (Coast Guard photo by Seaman Stanley Guzman) It was a dark and stormy night, well, it would’ve

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itCG – Fallen Guardians honored, ADM Allen testifies, runaway vessel, medevac rescue

Thousands on Facebook have changed their profile picture to the patch worn by Guardians at Air Station Sacramento in tribute to the crew of Coast Guard C-130 “Rescue 1705”. Click on the image for a hi-resolution version of the patch. Thousands are using the Internet to honor the seven fallen Guardians lost this past weekend.

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Photos and background of fallen CG1705 crewmembers

Click here to read a media advisory with photos and background information, released by Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento, on the seven crew members from the CG1705, the Coast Guard C-130 airplane that was involved in a collision with a Marine Corps AH-1W helicopter on Oct. 29. The Coast Guard Compass blog will continue to

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