Buoy tender aids drought-stricken island nation

With contributions from Petty Officer 3rd Class Angela Henderson, 14th Coast Guard District public affairs specialist. As the island nation of Tokelau, a territory of New Zealand, entered severe drought levels, the approximately 1,500 residents looked beyond its shores for […]


C-130 search plane

International search leads to rescue of 20

When unforgiving seas hit a vessel and caused it to sink off the Marshall Islands, the 20 mariners aboard were forced to abandon ship. Two thousand miles away, as the crew sheltered in their life rafts, Coast Guard watchstanders and […]