Coast Guard Air Station Astoria

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CGAS Astoria
Airstaastoria patch.jpg
Unit Patch CGAS Astoria
Active1964 to present
CountryUnited States
BranchU.S. Coast Guard
TypeCoast Guard Air Station
RoleSearch & Rescue
Size67 Active Personnel
Garrison/HQAstoria Regional Airport
Commanders
Commanding OfficerCAPT Bruce Jones
Executive OfficerCDR Bill Timmons
Command Master ChiefSCPO Brett Verhulst
Aircraft flown
Patrol3 x MH-60J Jayhawk
 
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CGAS Astoria
Airstaastoria patch.jpg
Unit Patch CGAS Astoria
Active1964 to present
CountryUnited States
BranchU.S. Coast Guard
TypeCoast Guard Air Station
RoleSearch & Rescue
Size67 Active Personnel
Garrison/HQAstoria Regional Airport
Commanders
Commanding OfficerCAPT Bruce Jones
Executive OfficerCDR Bill Timmons
Command Master ChiefSCPO Brett Verhulst
Aircraft flown
Patrol3 x MH-60J Jayhawk

Coast Guard Air Station Astoria was established August 14, 1964 at Astoria Regional Airport in Warrenton, Oregon.

CGAS Astoria, 1974

The unit houses 67 active duty, 24 reserve duty and one civilian personnel. The unit operates three Sikorsky HH-60 Jayhawk helicopters. According to a 2003 press release the unit's annual budget is $1,107,051.[1] The units functions include search and rescue, law enforcement, aids to navigation support, and environmental protection. Air Station Astoria served as one of the filming locations for the movie The Guardian (2006).[2]

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Coordinates: 46°09′19″N 123°53′06″W / 46.1553°N 123.885°W / 46.1553; -123.885