Multi-agency search-and-rescue saves 9 at Operation Bahamas, Turks and Caicos

Every now and again you get a career defining rescue. Coast Guard crews along with the Royal Bahamian Defence Force, Matthew Town Police Department in Great Inagua, and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration rescued nine distressed mariners after their sailboat ran aground. While the OPBAT’s mission is drug interdiction, the crew’s capabilities go above and beyond.

Shipmate of the Week – AMTC Jack Hancock

Written by Petty Officer 1st Class Judy L. Silverstein. He has a reserved demeanor, but he’s also intensely committed. Chief Petty Officer Jack Hancock of Air Station Clearwater has a keen eye for the big picture, but remains focused on […]