Tag: Rescue 1705

itCG – lost hunter located, emergency drill in Boston, Congress to recognize Rescue 1705

A boatcrew member at Coast Guard Station Washington, D.C. keeps a watchful eye during a Homeland Security patrol on the Potomac River – Monday, Nov. 16, 2009.. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandyn Hill.) Guardians assisted in the search for a lost Michigan hunter yesterday. A helicopter deployed from Air Station

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itCG – Veterans Day wrap-up, missing fisherman, Jarvis homecoming, Rescue 1705 memorial online

A video crew for the ESPN2 show “First Take” filming as part of its Veterans Day coverage from USCG Training Center Cape May. (U.S. Coast Guard photo/CWO Veronica Bandrowsky) From President Obama‘s address at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to Commandant Allen and Secretary Napolitano‘s tribute on Coast Guard Hill, America honored the veterans

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Photo Essay: Memorial Service for Rescue 1705

A Coast Guard Petty Officer makes final preparations to the front stage for the memorial ceremony at Air Station Sacramento Friday, Nov. 6, 2009. The service was for the Coast Guard and Marine Corps aircrew who lost their lives in a midair collision the evening of Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009. U. S. Coast Guard photo

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itCG – watch 1705 memorial, school ferry BUI, tactical training, hazardous duty

Video of CGC Valiant offloading five tons of cocaine seized during a 30-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea. (Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nick Ameen.) Click here to read more. Later today, Air Station Sacramento will host a memorial service to honor the  Guardians of Rescue 1705 who went missing after their

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itCG – Rescue 1705 memorial, 5-ton drug bust, major river closed, winter coat drive

This painting by Coast Guard artist Ken Smith, titled “Air Station Savannah,” is the winner of the Coast Guard Art Program’s 2009 George Gray Award. “Air Station Savannah” headlines “Semper Paratus,” an exhibition of Coast Guard art on loan to the Pritzker Military Library in Chicago until January 2010. Click on the image to learn

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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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