Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing in Marmot Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing in Marmot Bay, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a man and woman reported missing from the fishing vessel Miss Destinee that capsized in Marmot Bay, Thursday morning. Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk and MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crews, the crews of the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman and Chandeleur, a Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Kodiak boat crew, as well as pararescueman...

Coast Guard, partners continue search for two missing in Marmot Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard, partners continue search for two missing in Marmot Bay, Alaska
A pararescueman from the Alaska Air National Guard 212th Rescue Squadron deploys to the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman from an HH-60 Pavehawk helicopter from the 210 Rescue Squadron, June 29, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo provided by the CGC Sherman. ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Coast Guard, Alaska Air National Guard and good Samaritans continue to search Friday for one male and one female reported missing...

Coast Guard, agency partners suspend search for missing kayaker near Kalisof River, Alaska

Coast Guard, agency partners suspend search for missing kayaker near Kalisof River, Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard and Alaska State Troopers have suspended the search for a missing kayaker near Kalisof River, Alaska. The 38-year-old man was reported missing by his father Wednesday and an extensive search was conducted throughout the night into Thursday afternoon. Multiple search and rescue assets assisted in the search including Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews from...

Coast Guard, Air Force, Air National Guard, Alaska State Troopers rescue boater near Anchorage, Alaska

Coast Guard, Air Force, Air National Guard, Alaska State Troopers rescue boater near Anchorage, Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard, Air Force, Alaska Air National Guard and the Alaska State Troopers partnered to rescue a man in a deflating raft in Cook Inlet between Fire Island and Kincaid Park Tuesday night. 211th Rescue Squadron Alaska Air National Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane and 210th Rescue Squadron Alaska Air National Guard HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter crews arrived on scene first, deployed...

Coast Guard, National Guard and Foss to conduct joint towing exercise in the Arctic

JUNEAU, Alaska – As part of Operation Arctic Shield 2011, the Coast Guard will conduct a towing exercise offshore of the Delong Mountain Terminal and Red Dog Mine in Kotzebue Sound Tuesday. The joint exercise is designed to integrate Coast Guard, Alaska National Guard and industry resources, test the delivery and use of the emergency towing system in Arctic conditions and familiarize crews with...

Coast Guard, multiple agencies to conduct joint search and rescue exercise off coast of Barrow

KODIAK, Alaska – Coast Guard, Air Force, Alaska Air National Guard and North Slope Borough personnel are scheduled to conduct a search and rescue exercise off the coast of Barrow Tuesday and Wednesday. This search and rescue exercise is a way for these organizations to interact with each other to assess a coordinated response to a maritime distress off the coast of Barrow in the Arctic waters. The...

Coast Guard, Alaska Air National Guard train for Arctic emergencies

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Coast Guard will perform joint training with the Alaska Air National Guard at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Thursday in preparation for a joint Arctic response exercise to be held in Barrow in July. The Coast Guard aircrew will be working with the Alaska National Guard pararescuemen in the proper way to safely deploy equipment and personnel from the plane. During Thursday’s...

National Guard, Coast Guard Rescue Plane Crash Victims

By Air Force Maj. Guy Hayes, Alaska National Guard CAMP DENALI, Alaska, Aug. 11, 2010 – The Alaska Air National Guard and the Coast Guard rescued four people from a crash of a single-engine float plane 17-miles north of Dillingham, Alaska, the night of Aug. 9.

Coast Guard and Air National Guard find Skagway hiker alive on Meade Glacier

JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard and Alaska Air National Guard helicopters crews found the Skagway hiker around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday after four unsuccessful attempts since Monday due to dense fog near Meade Glacier in the Tongass National Forest east of Haines.