Coast Guard Headquarters' Office of Aviation Forces is seeking funding to eventually employ AUF operationally at CGAS Cape Cod, and build the capability at other air stations across the nation.
Air stations with HH-60J helicopters are developing partnerships with their local Coast Guard Tactical Law Enforcement Teams and Maritime Safety and Security Teams to develop this capability.
Coast Guard Air Station Salem, situated on Winter Island on the northern shore of Massachusetts, was established in February 1935 and remained in service until fall 1970.
During its first year, the air station performed 26 medevacs of troubled boaters.
Salem's facilities were in pristine condition when it was turned over to the city, but vandals have rendered the former air station almost unrecognizable.
I recently saw some pictures of the buildings at the old Coast Guard Air Station Salem.
was selected as the 2000 winner of the Conway Trophy, presented annually to the best managed naval air station
in the Commander Naval Air Reserve Force program.
This contract also marks Cubic's return to the Miramar and Yuma installations, where we worked extensively in the 1970s and 1980s as the prime contractor for the air combat training system for the Navy Fighter Weapons School, or TOPGUN, before it moved to Naval Air Station
The five-year contract calls for Loral to provide simulator-based and academic instruction and instructors for pilots and flight officers at Naval Air Stations
across Washington and California, including Whidbey Island, Wash.