Coast Guard Air Station North Bend

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Coordinates: 43°24′33″N 124°14′24″W / 43.40917°N 124.24000°W / 43.40917; -124.24000

CGAS North Bend
CGAS North Bend unit insignia.svg
Unit Patch
Active 1974 to present
Country United States
Branch U.S. Coast Guard
Type Coast Guard Air Station
Role Search & Rescue
Size 153 active duty
Garrison/HQ Southwest Oregon Regional Airport
First Commander Cmdr Edward F. Lweis
Aircraft flown
Patrol 5 x HH-65C Dolphin

Coast Guard Air Station North Bend (CGAS North Bend) was established September 28, 1974 at Southwest Oregon Regional Airport in North Bend, Oregon, United States. The unit houses 153 active duty, nine reserve duty and five civilian personnel. The unit operates five Eurocopter HH-65 Dolphin helicopters.[1] CGAS North Bend received its first upgraded HH-65C Dolphin in 2007 [2] The unit functions include search and rescue, law enforcement, marine environmental protection, aids to navigation, and enforcement of federal treaties.

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