MC-130P Combat Shadow

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Name: MC-130P Combat Shadow
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

USS Vandegrift Returns after Rescue at Sea

SAN DIEGO -- The Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided missile frigate USS Vandegrift (FFG 48) arrived at Naval Base San Diego April 9 following the rescue of a family with a sick infant on a disabled sailboat approximately 1,300 miles south of San Diego.The ... [Published Military.com - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

USS Vandegrift Returns to San Diego following Rescue at Sea

SAN DIEGO (NNS) — The Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided missile frigate USS Vandegrift (FFG 48) arrived at Naval Base San Diego April 9 following the rescue of a family with a sick infant on a disabled sailboat approximately 1,300 miles south of San Diego. ... [Published militaryfeed.com - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

‘Guardian Angel’ team rescues stranded family

A California Air National Guard ‘Guardian Angel’ team successfully rescued a California family and their seriously ill one-year-old daughter in April. The family – who had another daughter, aged three, with them – had been attempting a round-the-world ... [Published Waypoint AirMed and Rescue Magazine - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Sailboat family, rescuers return Wednesday

The Navy frigate Vandegrift will return to San Diego on Wednesday afternoon following a roughly 2,400-mile rescue mission that has stoked controversy and a media whirlwind.The round trip cost the Navy at least $216,000, based on the average daily operating ... [Published U-T San Diego - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

ANG 'guardian angel' team rescues girl stricken during Pacific voyage

ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) -- A California family and their  extremely ill one-year-old daughter,  stranded in choppy waters of the Pacific Ocean, was transferred safely aboard a Navy ship April 7, enroute to San Diego thanks to the efforts of an Air National ... [Published Air Force Link - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Family won't get Navy, Natl Guard bills

Public comment about the Rebel Heart rescue mission has focused on whether the Kaufman family should repay the government for the time, gas and expertise that went into saving them as their broken-down sailboat drifted off Cabo San Lucas.But for the people ... [Published U-T San Diego - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Sick Infant, Family Safely Aboard Navy Ship Following Pacific Ocean Rescue

Sailors from Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Vandegrift (FFG 49) assist in the rescue of a family with a sick infant via the ship’s small boat as part of a joint U.S. Navy, Coast Guard and California Air National Guard rescue effort. (U.S. Navy ... [Published GCaptain - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Sick infant safely rescued at sea

Coast GuardA family with a sick infant safely boarded a Navy frigate Sunday morning, April 6, 2014, as part of a rescue by Coast Guard, Air National Guard and Navy personnel approximately 900 miles southwest of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.Vandgrift arrived ... [Published North Shore Journal - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Family rescued by Bay Area team safely aboard Navy ship

(04-06) 12:41 PDT -- An American family with a sick infant two weeks into a trans-Pacific sailing trip boarded a U.S. Navy ship Sunday morning, three days after a Bay Area-based group of pararescuemen boarded the family's 36-foot sailboat to give medical ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

California Air National Guard Conducts Rescue off Coast of Mexico

Eric and Charlotte Kaufman are on board the 36-foot Rebel Heart with their two daughters, Cora, 3, and Lyra, 1. Photo from the family website. Click on the photo for more on the family.A story of heroism that began April 3, 2014. As of 1 a.m. EDT. the ... [Published North Shore Journal - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Moffett-based 129th Rescue Wing sends second aircraft to join rescue operation

A second MC-130P Combat Shadow left Moffett Federal Airfield this morning to join a mission to rescue an ailing infant aboard a disabled sailboat 900 nautical miles off the coast of Mexico.On Thursday night, four medically trained parachutists with the ... [Published San Jose Mercury News - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Bay Area National Guard rescues baby at sea

(04-04) 10:02 PDT MOFFETT FIELD -- A California National Guard team from the Bay Area flew out on a harrowing rescue mission Thursday to save a sick baby stranded at sea on her family's boat Thursday hundreds of miles off the coast of Mexico, authorities ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 04 2014]

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"The Vandegrift was in the right place at the right time and we were happy to help" said Cmdr. Luis Alva, commanding officer of Vandegrift
"The HH-60G Pave Hawk rescue helicopter does not have the long-range capability to fly out 900 nautical miles to a remote vessel, but with this refueling capability it does" he said
"They have reported that whatever the child was ill from, she's currently stabilized," Berasmina said. "We're happy that our para-rescue men safely boarded the vessel and were able to save the infant."

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Special Operations Command Increases Technology... [Published National Defense Magazine - Apr 17 2014]
USS Vandegrift Returns after Rescue at Sea [Published Military.com - Apr 10 2014]
USS Vandegrift Returns to San Diego following R... [Published militaryfeed.com - Apr 10 2014]
‘Guardian Angel’ team rescues stranded family [Published Waypoint AirMed and Rescue Magazine - Apr 10 2014]
Sailboat family, rescuers return Wednesday [Published U-T San Diego - Apr 09 2014]
ANG 'guardian angel' team rescues girl stricken... [Published Air Force Link - Apr 08 2014]
Family won't get Navy, Natl Guard bills [Published U-T San Diego - Apr 08 2014]
Frisian Flag 2014: European Air Arms train for ... [Published The Aviationist - Apr 07 2014]
Sick Infant, Family Safely Aboard Navy Ship Fol... [Published GCaptain - Apr 07 2014]
Family rescued by Bay Area team safely aboard N... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 06 2014]
Sick infant safely rescued at sea [Published North Shore Journal - Apr 06 2014]
California Air National Guard Conducts Rescue o... [Published North Shore Journal - Apr 05 2014]
Moffett-based 129th Rescue Wing sends second ai... [Published San Jose Mercury News - Apr 04 2014]
Bay Area National Guard rescues baby at sea [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 04 2014]
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Dramatic World War II Color Air Combat Footage [Published The Aviationist - Feb 24 2014]
Propeller blades dangerously close to the hose:... [Published The Aviationist - Feb 17 2014]
Here is Pentagon’s Future Tilt-Rotor Drone [Published The Aviationist - Feb 13 2014]
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USS Vandegrift Returns to San Diego following R... [Published militaryfeed.com - Apr 10 2014]
SAN DIEGO (NNS) — The Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided missile frigate USS Vandegrift (FFG 48) arrived at Naval Base San Diego April 9 following the rescue of a family with a sick infant on a disabled sailboat approximately 1,300 miles south of San Diego. ...
Frisian Flag 2014: European Air Arms train for ... [Published The Aviationist - Apr 07 2014]
From Mar. 31 to Apr. 11, 60 aircraft from eight different European countries will take part to NATO Exercise Frisian Flag 2014 whose purpose is to train for complex, multinational operations, like those over Libya and Afghanistan. Ruben Veenstra and Lieuwe ...
“I’m sure: MH370 escaped in the shadow of anoth... [Published The Aviationist - Mar 17 2014]
A retired trained radar navigator and tactics officer is sure: the MH370 flight escaped detection trailing another plane met somewhere over the Strait of Malacca. There’s an old adage “hide in plain sight,” says Ed Pernotto, a reader of The Aviationist ...
Dramatic World War II Color Air Combat Footage [Published The Aviationist - Feb 24 2014]
This is what aerial combat during World War II over Europe looked like A video producer by the name of Loudon Maverick has compiled a color video including fighter gun camera footage, dogfights, flak fire, kamikaze attacks, aerial combat between fighters ...
Propeller blades dangerously close to the hose:... [Published The Aviationist - Feb 17 2014]
There is no room for error when an MV-22B Osprey has to be refueled mid-air. The following video shows Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft with VMM-262 refueling from a KC-130J belonging to the VMGR-152 during thir flight from Okinawa to Singapore, where the MV-22Bs ...
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