Coast Guard medevacs 2 mauled by bear north of Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs 2 mauled by bear north of Sitka, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk crew medevaced one male and one female after a bear mauled the two while hiking on the Sitkoh Creek Trail approximately 30 miles north of Sitka Thursday. The aircrew hoisted the man and woman and transferred them to local emergency medical personnel in Sitka. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Juneau command center were notified...

Watch amazing Coast Guard rescue of woman from roof in Baton Rouge

Watch amazing Coast Guard rescue of woman from roof in Baton Rouge
var _ndnq = _ndnq || []; _ndnq.push(['embed']); A rescue swimmer from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans retrieves a woman from a rooftop during bad weather in Baton Rouge, August 14, 2016. The Coast Guard is assisting local, state and federal agencies in flood rescues.

Coast Guard rescues 4 capsized boaters 24 miles southwest of Matanzas Pass Preserve

Coast Guard rescues 4 capsized boaters 24 miles southwest of Matanzas Pass Preserve
A 10-year-old boy hugs his father after being rescued by the Coast Guard, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016, 24 miles southwest of Matanzas Pass Preserve, Fla.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Brandon Castelletti. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Coast Guard rescued four boaters Sunday 24 miles southwest of Matanzas Pass Preserve. Watch standers from Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received multiple...

Coast Guard continues to rescue people in the Baton Rouge area

Coast Guard continues to rescue people in the Baton Rouge area
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued more than 50 people in distress from rooftops, automobiles and trailers due to flooding in the Baton Rouge area, Saturday. Overnight they rescued 15 people and assisted 70 more. Coast Guard aircrews were the only search and rescue resources flying continuously overnight. Two MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrews from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans and one MH-60...

Coast Guard medevacs injured teen from cliffside near Cape Kiwanda, Ore.

Coast Guard medevacs injured teen from cliffside near Cape Kiwanda, Ore.
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard conducted a medevac of an injured teen from a cliff near Cape Kiwanda, in Tillamook County, Friday evening.The 16-year-old male self rescued himself onto the rocks and received assistance from a high-angle rescue team from the Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office and fire department before being hoisted by a MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew from Coast Guard Sector Columbia...

Coast Guard rescues 4 boogie boarders swept out to sea near Strathemere, NJ

Coast Guard rescues 4 boogie boarders swept out to sea near Strathemere, NJ
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard rescued four boogie boarders who were swept out to sea off the coast of Strathemere, New Jersey Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders received a report from a good Samaritan of four women who were swept out to sea off Corson Inlet near Strathemere, New Jersey at 7:26 p.m. Coast Guard watchstanders diverted two Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City...

Coast Guard medevacs citizen of India from tanker offshore Oahu

Coast Guard medevacs citizen of India from tanker offshore Oahu
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point lowers a rescue swimmer onto an oil tanker 14 miles south of Oahu, Aug. 10, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Ron Green/Released) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard medevaced a 45-year-old citizen of India from an oil tanker 12 miles south of Oahu, Wednesday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers...

Coast Guard medevacs 19-year-old fisherman near Gold Beach, Ore.

Coast Guard medevacs 19-year-old fisherman near Gold Beach, Ore.
GOLD BEACH, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 19-year-old man from Siletz who was reportedly suffering lower gastrointestinal bleeding aboard a commercial fishing vessel 30 miles west of Gold Beach, Monday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew safely transferred the man to emergency medical services personnel waiting at Coast Guard Air Station North Bend, who took him by ambulance to Bay Area...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 46 mariners 690 miles west of Dutch Harbor, Alaska

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 46 mariners 690 miles west of Dutch Harbor, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrews, along with good Samaritans responded to 46 crewmembers aboard fishing vessel Alaska Juris, who abandoned ship near Kiska Island, approximately 690 miles west of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Tuesday. All 46 crewmembers were transferred to good Samaritan vessels Spar Canis and Vienna Express to be transported to Adak. Coast Guard 17th District watchstanders...