Air Station Detroit holds first Auxiliary Air Safety Roundup

The first Coast Guard Air Station Detroit Auxiliary Safety Roundup was held July 16, 2011 at Selfridge Air National Guard Base. About 40 Coast Guard Auxiliary pilots and aircrew members, along with eight Auxiliary aircraft, were on hand. Safety, crew risk […]


UPDATE: Salvage operations to recover Air Station Detroit helicopter completed

>I just wanted to provide everyone with a quick update on the Coast Guard’s recovery operations to salvage an Air Station Detroit HH-65C helicopter which crashed in Lake Huron April 20, 2010. All three aviators were safely rescued by the […]


Air Station Detroit air crew safe following training incident

>By now I’m sure many have heard about the crash of an Air Station Detroit HH-65C helicopter in Lake Huron around 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 20. The great news is that all three of our aviators are OK! Lt. Vincent […]


A Rescuer’s Story: Message in a Bag Saves the Day

>Have you ever wondered what it would be like to face a potential mass casualty like the recent ice rescue of 134 fishermen trapped on a floe in western Lake Erie Feb. 7, 2009? How would you communicate the dangers […]