Tag: U.S. Coast Guard

Watch Coast Guardsmen Leaping onto Moving Drug Submarine Filled with $232 of Cocaine
A Coast Guardsman can then be seen busting open the hatch to find an unidentified man inside. On Jul. 11, 2019 the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) released a video showing service members jumping onto a moving drug smuggling vessel carrying 17,000 pounds of cocaine with an estimated street value of $232 million, according to a service...
Boat Captain to U.S. Naval Aviator: "Buzz Us Like Tom Cruise Did The Tower In Top Gun"video
"When the U.S. Navy asks if you would like a fly by the only appropriate response is…. Please buzz us like Tom Cruise did on Top Gun!" Matt Wirt, U.S. Coast Guard Charter Captain Matt Wirt, a U.S. Coast Guard Charter Captain from Wilmington got a surprise fly-by guest on Aug. 29, 2018 after an unusual transmission came over the...
VFC-111 F-5N crashes off of Key West
According to the U.S. Navy the circumstances around the F-5N crash are now under investigation As reported by USNI News on Aug. 9, 2017 an F-5N Tiger II attached to Fighter Composite Squadron (VFC) 111 Sundowners crashed 20 nautical miles off the coast south east of Key West at about 12:38 p.m. EST while conducting training operations off the Florida...
“Ice buildup adds extra weight and changes the aerodynamics of the helicopter,” Petty Officer 3rd Class Jeremy Reed, aviation electronic technician at Air Station Cape Cod The following article originally titled Frigid flying: Coast Guard aircrews take on New England Winter, written and distributed by the First Coast Guard District Public Affairs Office, is a work By Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole Groll Freezing...