Air Guard

Traffic disruptions expected for military funeral of late Sgt Guevara

The military is warning of traffic disruptions with the funeral service for the late Sergeant Christian Guevara of the Trinidad and Tobago Air Guard on Saturday 29 April 2017.

The funeral takes place at 10:00 am at the Open Bible Standard Church, Palo Seco.

A Military Procession will then follow into the Los Bajos Public Cemetery located on the S.S Erin Road, Palo Seco.

The military said in a statement that this procession may result in minor traffic delays for commuters along S.S Erin Road between the hours of 12 noon and 2:00 pm.

Traffic disruptions expected for military funeral of late Sgt Guevara

The military is warning of traffic disruptions with the funeral service for the late Sergeant Christian Guevara of the Trinidad and Tobago Air Guard on Saturday 29 April 2017.

The funeral takes place at 10:00 am at the Open Bible Standard Church, Palo Seco.

A Military Procession will then follow into the Los Bajos Public Cemetery located on the S.S Erin Road, Palo Seco.

The military said in a statement that this procession may result in minor traffic delays for commuters along S.S Erin Road between the hours of 12 noon and 2:00 pm.

Coast Guard seize drugs aboard vessel off coast of Grenada

The Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard and Air Guard have worked together to seize over $200,000 in drugs aboard a vessel off the coast of Grenada.

Three people aboard the vessel have been taken into custody.

The following is a statement by the Coast Guard:

"Late in the evening on Tuesday 21st March 2017, the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard, in collaboration with the Trinidad and Tobago Air Guard and Regional partners, intercepted an Antigua and Barbuda flagged sailing vessel some thirty nautical miles (30 nm) off the coast of Grenada, with three occupants on board.

Air Guard wins international helicopter award for humanitarian services

The Trinidad and Tobago Air Guard has won an international award from Helicopter Association International for humanitarian service.

An article appearing on the website www.aviationpros.com today, says the Air Guard won the award for providing invaluable services far beyond the shores of Trinidad and Tobago.

The following is the article announcing the award.

Coast Guard, Air Guard rescue three men at sea

Three men have been rescued in a joint search and rescue operation by the Coast Guard and Air Guard after drifting for 15 hours.

A statement by the Coast Guard said the men experienced mechanical problems with their boat which led to a search and rescue mission by Coast Guard and Air Guard personnel.

The following is the statement by the Coast Guard.