CGAS Corpus Christi receives upgraded HC-144 in Texas

An HC-144B Ocean Sentry, Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi’s newest addition, rests on an airstrip in Corpus Christi, Texas on Feb. 20, 2019. This upgraded aircraft contains improvements that will allow aircrews to gather and process surveillance information that can be transmitted to other platforms and units during flight. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Jessica Wright.

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Coast Guard Strike Force responds to aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Corpus Christi

The Coast Guard is responding to the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey near Corpus Christi Sunday. The Coast Guard National Strike Force is evaluating the area for potential hazardous material and pollution after Hurricane Harvey made landfall. “One of our critical focuses here is to assess any potential hazmat or pollution caused by Harvey, said Capt. Tony Hahn, incident commander and captain of the port in Corpus Christi. “We are working diligently with our partner agencies to gage and respond to any incident that occurs from Harvey.”

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Coast Guard rescued 15 people near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard rescued four people in distress aboard the vessel Signet Enterprise near Port Aransas, Texas in response to Hurricane Harvey, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. A Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew launched to assist the people in distress. Coast Guard video by Air Station Corpus Christi

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