Coast Guard offloads approximately 8.5 tons of cocaine

Coast Guard offloads approximately 8.5 tons of cocaine
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Crew members from the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast prepare a pallet of seized cocaine to be offloaded at Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal, San Diego, July 16, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Taylor Bacon) SAN DIEGO — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast offloaded approximately 7,800 kilograms...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 80 miles east of Charleston

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 80 miles east of Charleston
The Coast Guard medevacs a man from the cruise ship Adventure of the Sea CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man Saturday from a cruise ship 80 miles east of Charleston. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Medevaced was Phillip Silverstein, 53. The cruise ship Adventure of the Sea contacted Coast Guard Sector Charleston watchstanders...

Coast Guard aircrew rescues boater near Sooke, British Columbia

Coast Guard aircrew rescues boater near Sooke, British Columbia
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — In a coordinated rescue effort, a Coast Guard aircrew assisted in the rescue of an unconscious boater aboard a sailing vessel near Sooke, British Columbia, Sunday afternoon. The aircrew medically evacuated the boater and transported her to Victoria, British Columbia, where Emergency Medical...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 150 miles southeast of Wilmington

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 150 miles southeast of Wilmington
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va — A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter medevaced an 80-year-old passenger from the cruise ship Adventure of the Seas today. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 5th District command center were contacted by the crew of the cruise ship and requested the medevac of an 80-year-old female passenger who had reportedly suffered a stroke and...

Coast Guard medevacs man 138 miles west of Great Inagua

Coast Guard medevacs man 138 miles west of Great Inagua
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a man Monday from a cruise ship 138 miles west of Great Inagua, Bahamas. At approximately 1:30 p.m., a crewmember aboard the Carnival Vista contacted Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders stating a man was suffering from chest pains and was in need of emergency care. Watchstanders launched an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter...

Coast Guard hoists injured hiker from Obstruction Island, Wash.

Coast Guard hoists injured hiker from Obstruction Island, Wash.
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted an hiker after she suffered head and back injuries from a fall off a cliff on Obstruction Island, Wednesday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles transferred the hiker at Bellingham International Airport...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Norwegian Sky

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Norwegian Sky
MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a man Wednesday from a cruise ship 64 miles southwest of Key West. Medevaced was Miguel Negron, 79. At 12:51 p.m., a crewmember aboard the Norwegian Sky contacted Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders stating Negron was suffering from chest pains and was in need of emergency care. Watchstanders launched an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard celebrates Fourth of July with parade and festival in Alameda

Coast Guard celebrates Fourth of July with parade and festival in Alameda
Coast Guard personnel from Bay Area units march in a Fourth of July parade in Alameda, California July 4, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sherri Eng) ALAMEDA, Calif. — In celebration of Independence Day, local Coast Guard units participated in Alameda’s annual Fourth of July parade and Coast Guard Festival, showcasing the service’s heritage and role in the community. Local...

Coast Guard aircrews rescue 4, medevac 1 during separate cases in northern Washington

Coast Guard aircrews rescue 4, medevac 1 during separate cases in northern Washington
Petty Officers 3rd Class Jordan Harlacher and Matthew Boyd, both 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crewmembers, from Station Bellingham, prepare to transfer an injured woman off a sailing vessel that ran aground near Sucia Island with the help of an aviation survival technician from Air Station Port Angeles, July 2, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Tyrkala. SEATTLE –...