Coast Guard medevacs 69-year-old woman from Ocracoke Island, NC

Coast Guard medevacs 69-year-old woman from Ocracoke Island, NC
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 69-year-old woman from Ocracoke Island, North Carolina, Tuesday. Watchstanders in the 5th District Command Center in Portsmouth were notified by Hyde County Sheriff’s Department that a woman was suffering stroke-like symptoms at Ocracoke Health Center. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina, launched...

Coast Guard conducts non-maritime medevac of 72-year-old man

Coast Guard conducts non-maritime medevac of 72-year-old man
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 72-year-old man from Catalina Airport to Long Beach Airport, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders received notification at 2 a.m., from Los Angeles County Medical Alert Center reporting that an elderly man had fallen on his stairs in his home and was experiencing severe head...

Coast Guard conducts non-maritime medevac of 7-month old baby

Coast Guard conducts non-maritime medevac of 7-month old baby
SAN PEDRO – The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 7-mont old baby from Catalina Airport to Long Beach Airport, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders were notified by Baywatch Avalon at 4:28 a.m., that an infant was experiencing symptoms of pneumonia and had difficulty breathing. Watchstanders immediately launched a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Forward...

Traverse City aircrew returns from Missouri after supporting flood response efforts

Traverse City aircrew returns from Missouri after supporting flood response efforts
An aerial photograph taken during a Coast Guard over flight shows the impact of flooding in Missouri May 5, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – An aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City returned home from supporting flood response efforts in Missouri late Sunday night. The aircrew arrived in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, Tuesday to support response efforts in areas that...

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis supports disaster response efforts in Les Cayes, Haiti

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis supports disaster response efforts in Les Cayes, Haiti
Coast Guard Cutter Thetis crewmembers assist the Royal Netherlands Navy HNLMS Holland crew, Dutch Marines and Red Cross members October 12, 2016, to load supplies for the World Food Program at the Haitian Coast Guard station in Les Cayes. (Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Thetis supported disaster response efforts Wednesday in Les Cayes, Haiti. Cutter Thetis crewmembers assisted...

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton provides disaster relief to Haiti

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton provides disaster relief to Haiti
MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Joint Task Force Matthew provided relief supplies and conducted post-storm damage assessment flights for Jeremie, Haiti, on Saturday following a direct impact to the area by Hurricane Matthew. A Coast Guard Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron Jacksonville MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew embarked on the Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton conducted post-storm damage assessment...

Coast Guard delivers medical supplies, personnel to support Hurricane Matthew relief efforts

Coast Guard delivers medical supplies, personnel to support Hurricane Matthew relief efforts
Crew members aboard an HC-130 Hercules airplane from Air Station Clearwater deliver medical supplies to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 to support post Hurricane Matthew relief efforts. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael De Nyse CLEARWATER, Fla. — Coast Guard crew members launched Thursday to transport personnel and supplies to support post Hurricane Matthew relief...

Coast Guard continues flood response efforts in West Virginia

Coast Guard continues flood response efforts in West Virginia
Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Huntington Western River Flood Punt Team provides lifejackets to locals near Clendenin, West Virginia, June 24, 2016.  U.S. Coast Guard photo NEW ORLEANS — The U.S. Coast Guard Western River Flood Punt Team is assisting the West Virginia State Emergency Operation Center by providing disaster and relief assistance in response to the widespread flooding near Clendenin,...

Coast Guard, FEMA conduct Load-Out exercise at McClellan AFB

Coast Guard, FEMA conduct Load-Out exercise at McClellan AFB
Members of Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento load a pallet of cases and luggage for the Federal Emergency Management Agency onboard the HC-130 for a Load-Out exercise.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Scott Handlin) MCCLELLAN AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — The Coast Guard and the Federal Emergency Management Agency participated in a Load-Out exercise for disaster response preparation at Coast Guard...