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The USCG Cutter Oliver Berry
HONOLULU — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry crew conducted patrol operations in Samoa’s exclusive economic zone in September 2021, deepening the close partnership with Samoa and promoting resource security within the area.  The Oliver Berry’s crew helped to fill the policing gap for illegal...
Congresswoman Amata and Rear Admiral Matthew Sibley USCG
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata met with Rear Admiral Matthew W. Sibley, head of the historic 14th District Coast Guard. The 14th District has more than 1,150 active duty, 150 reserve, 80 civilian, and 400 Auxiliary men and women, and covers the Coast Guard’s largest area of...
Cmdr. James Willingham in the cockpit
Cmdr. James Willingham, HC-130 Hercules airplane pilot, flies into Pago Pago, American Samoa, April 1, 2020. Working in concert with FEMA and the U.S. Air Force, logistics were coordinated to ensure the timely and successful delivery of various supplies including medical supplies from the Strategic...
USCG airplane with PPE supplies for American Samoa
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — US Coast Guard C-130 aircraft seen late Wednesday afternoon upon arriving at Pago Pago International Airport bringing the first federal government shipment of personal protective equipment (PPE) pallets and other supplies to assist American Samoa with its preparedness...
American Samoa Council member, Totasi Archie Soliai with Council executive director Kitty M. Simonds
HONOLULU — Taotasi Archie Soliai and Kitty M. Simonds, chair and executive director of the Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council, laud the US Coast Guard's recent success in combating illegal, unregulated and unreported (IUU) fishing in the Western Pacific Region. On Monday, the ...
Capt. Arex Avanni (left),Capt. Michael Long (right),Rear Adm. Kevin Lunday (center)
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard welcomed a new commander at Sector Honolulu, Friday, as Capt. Arex Avanni assumed command from Capt. Michael Long. Rear Adm. Kevin Lunday, commander Coast Guard 14th District, presided over the change of command ceremony. A change of command is a military tradition that...
Rear Adm. Kevin Lunday, commander Coast Guard 14th District, joins acting Governor Lemanu Mauga and first lady Cynthia Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —  On Wednesday, those in American Samoa celebrated the 119th Flag Day commemorating the day they officially became a U.S. territory. Rear Adm. Kevin Lunday, commander Coast Guard 14th District, Command Master Chief Lori Fields, and Capt. Mike Long, commander Coast Guard...
The Jeanette on fire and being towed out of the harbor
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Jeanette, the purse seiner that went up in flames this past Wednesday, Dec. 5th, while it was docked at the main wharf in Fagatogo, is now underwater — and officials from the United States Coast Guard (USCG) are currently investigating how it happened. Head of the...
Tuvalu's ferry, MV Nivaga III
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — This photo posted Dec. 1, 2015 on the Tuvalu government Facebook page, shows the government’s new passenger ferry MV Nivaga III, that made its maiden voyage to American Samoa last Saturday morning and was in the Port of Pago Pago for 24-hours. Responding to media...