Coast Guard, Navy conduct joint rescue of crewman from research vessel Kilo Moana off Oahu

Coast Guard, Navy conduct joint rescue of crewman from research vessel Kilo Moana off Oahu
MH-60R Seahawk helicopter File Photo (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Cody M. Deccio) HONOLULU — A 55-year-old crewman from the research vessel Kilo Moana arrived safely to Honolulu Tuesday following a joint medevac conducted by the Coast Guard and Navy 175 miles northeast of Kaneohe Bay. “This case illustrates the importance of our partnership with the Navy and the value of hoist capable helicopters...

Coast Guard rescues Navy pilot from water 20 nautical miles southeast of Key West

Coast Guard rescues Navy pilot from water 20 nautical miles southeast of Key West
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI – The Coast Guard rescued a Navy pilot from the water approximately 20 nautical miles southeast of Key West, Wednesday. Watchstanders with Coast Guard 7th District Command Center were notified at approximately 1:07 p.m. that a U.S. Navy F-5N jet pilot was in the water and needed assistance. The watchstanders diverted a...

Coast Guard delivers dewatering pumps, saves boat and crew

Coast Guard delivers dewatering pumps, saves boat and crew
A Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew, from Station Cape Disappointment WARRENTON, Ore. – The Coast Guard delivered three dewatering pumps, Tuesday morning to a commercial fishing vessel taking on water 66 miles west of Tillamook Head saving the boat and the crew, and is currently towing the vessel toward the Columbia River entrance. A boat crew aboard a 47-foot Motor Life Boat from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard medevacs ailing man from sailboat near Ocracoke Island, NC

Coast Guard medevacs ailing man from sailboat near Ocracoke Island, NC
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from sailboat near Ocracoke Island, North Carolina, Monday. Watchstanders in the 5th Coast Guard District Command Center in Portsmouth received a personal locator beacon alert at 3:30 p.m. originating about five miles west of Portsmouth Island, North Carolina. Command Center watchstanders...

Passenger loses memory, Coast Guard hoists from vessel off Pacific Coast

Passenger loses memory, Coast Guard hoists from vessel off Pacific Coast
WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted a 65-year-old passenger, who was suffering from a possible stroke, from the charter vessel West Wind 40 miles west of the Columbia River entrance, Saturday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria safely transferred the passenger to the air station, where waiting emergency medical service personnel then transported him...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat off Galveston

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat off Galveston
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 44-year-old man Tuesday afternoon, from a fishing boat 80 miles southeast of Galveston. At 11:43 a.m., a crewmember of the fishing boat New Buccaneer contacted Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders to report that a 44-year-old...

Two fisherman rescued 52 miles off the coast of Coos Bay

Two fisherman rescued 52 miles off the coast of Coos Bay
NORTH BEND, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued two fisherman from the fishing vessel New Faith that was sinking 52 miles off the coast of Coos Bay, Saturday morning. The two men where hoisted off the New Faith, a 40-foot commercial fishing vessel homeported in Coos Bay, by two separate aircrews aboard MH-65 Dolphin helicopters, one from Coast Guard Sector North Bend and the other from Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard, U.S. Lifesaving Association promote rip current awareness

Coast Guard, U.S. Lifesaving Association promote rip current awareness
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and the United States Lifesaving Association are collaborating to promote rip current awareness for the upcoming Fourth of July holiday weekend. In response to a surge of rip current-related deaths throughout the mid-Atlantic region in June 2017, the Coast Guard reminds the public of the dangers of rip currents and the value of checking weather and rip current forecasts,...

Coast Guard medevacs man with leg injury 160-miles southwest of Kodiak, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man with leg injury 160-miles southwest of Kodiak, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak, Alaska, MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew transfers a patient to an ambulance in Kodiak, Alaska. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lauren Steenson) JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a 22-year-old man with a leg injury from the motor vessel Coastal Progress 160-miles southwest of Kodiak, Alaska. The...