Coast Guard aircrew medevacs teen off La Push beach

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs teen off La Push beach
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted a teenager off of Third Beach near La Push, Washington, Sunday morning. The MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles safely hoisted the 17-year-old and transported him to local emergency medical service personnel waiting in Forks. At approximately 2 a.m., watchstanders...

Search continues for missing Army aviators off Oahu

Search continues for missing Army aviators off Oahu
Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island file photo by Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HONOLULU — Responders searched throughout the night and are continuing the search Saturday for five missing Army aviators from a downed Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter approximately two miles west of Ka’ena Point. Searching are: * Coast Guard Cutter Walnut (WLB 205) and crew from Honolulu * Coast Guard...

Coast Guard Rescues 3 near Highlands, NJ

Coast Guard Rescues 3 near Highlands, NJ
NEW YORK – Three people are rescued by a boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook near Highlands, New Jersey, on August 19, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Sandy Hook) NEW YORK — A Coast Guard boatcrew rescued three people from a capsized vessel near Highlands, New Jersey, Saturday afternoon. While on routine patrol at approximately 2:30 p.m., a crew aboard a 29-foot...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 fishermen near Fairfield, Conn.

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 fishermen near Fairfield, Conn.
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) NEW YORK – The Coast Guard has suspended its search for two missing individuals near Fairfield, Conn., Saturday afternoon. Missing are two Hispanic men in their mid-20s. The search was suspended around 2:00 p.m., Saturday after searching a 22-square mile area surrounding Penfield Reef. At...

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for 2 fishermen near Fairfield, Conn.

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for 2 fishermen near Fairfield, Conn.
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester NEW YORK – Coast Guard and partner agency crews are searching for two missing individuals near Fairfield, Conn., Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center were notified by the Fairfield Police Department at approximately 7:45 a.m., that six people fishing near Penfield...

Coast Guard rescues 8 boaters from grounded vessel near Capers Island

Coast Guard rescues 8 boaters from grounded vessel near Capers Island
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued eight boaters Saturday from a grounded 21-foot recreational boat near Capers Island, South Carolina. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders were notified at 2:40 a.m. via 911 dispatch that a center-console boat had run aground on a sandbar. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter crew launched and arrived on...

Search enters third day for missing Army aviators off Oahu

Search enters third day for missing Army aviators off Oahu
Coast Guard Cutter Walnut file photo HONOLULU — Responders enter day three in the continuing search for five missing Army aviators from a downed Army UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter approximately two miles west of Ka’ena Point, Friday. Searching are: Coast Guard Cutter Walnut (WLB 205) and crew from Honolulu Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island (WPB 1349) and crew from Base Honolulu Coast Guard...

Coast Guard medevacs 55-year-old man south of Point Loma

Coast Guard medevacs 55-year-old man south of Point Loma
Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter. File Photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 55-year-old man approximately 170 miles south of Point Loma, Thursday. At approximately 9:45 p.m. Thursday, the crew of the passenger vessel Shogun contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center to report a passenger was experiencing...

Coast Guard, Good Samaritans respond to vessel fire off Ocean City, Md.

Coast Guard, Good Samaritans respond to vessel fire off Ocean City, Md.
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and good Samaritans responded to a vessel on fire approximately 13 miles southeast of Ocean City Friday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a distress call via VHF-FM 16 from the operator of the vessel Hard Decision stating he had an electrical fire aboard his vessel and required assistance. Sector M-NCR personnel relayed...