Coast Guard locates missing 74-year-old man near Haines, Alaska

Coast Guard locates missing 74-year-old man near Haines, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk File Photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew located and hoisted a missing 74-year-old man from a heavily wooded area approximately 28 miles northwest of Haines, Alaska, Sunday. The Jayhawk aircrew located the man near Walker Lake, hoisted and transported him to awaiting emergency medical services personnel...

Coast Guard assists Alaska State Troopers in search for missing 74-year-old man

Coast Guard assists Alaska State Troopers in search for missing 74-year-old man
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk File Photo KODIAK, Alaska – Two Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrews, Alaska State Troopers personnel, a canine search team, and two ground teams are searching for a 74-year-old man in a heavily wooded area approximately 28 miles northwest of Haines, Alaska, Sunday. Coast Guard aircrews and three canine search teams from Skagway,...

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel near Ketchikan, Alaska
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo KODIAK, Alaska — Coast Guard Station Ketchikan personnel medevaced a man from a vessel 34 miles southeast of Ketchikan, Alaska, Monday. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew transited to the 65-foot pleasure craft Lady Crystal and took the 74-year-old man aboard the RB-M. He was safely transported to Ketchikan where awaiting emergency medical services...

Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in joint law enforcement operation

Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in joint law enforcement operation
Petty Officer 1st Class Devon Waite, a member of Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Diego (91109), and canine Bingo conduct a vehicle sweep aboard the Alaska Marine Highway System ferry vessel Tustumena in Kodiak, Alaska, June 27, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lauren Dean. JUNEAU, Alaska – Law enforcement authorities from the Coast Guard, Coast Guard Investigative...

Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers rescue man from swamped canoe near Nome

Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers rescue man from swamped canoe near Nome
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrews assisted the Alaska State Troopers with the rescue of a 22-year-old man reported missing from a swamped canoe Saturday afternoon approximately 100 miles south of Nome. An Alaska State Troopers ground search team vectored the location of the kayaker to an Air Station...

Coast Guard crews searching for overdue aircraft near Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard crews searching for overdue aircraft near Sitka, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — Multiple Coast Guard assets are searching by air and sea Sunday, for an overdue aircraft with two people aboard that departed Sitka and never returned Saturday night. Coast Guard District 17 and Coast Guard Sector Juneau command center watchstanders received notification from the Juneau Flight Service Station that a white and red colored...

Coast Guard suspends search for man reported missing north of Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for man reported missing north of Sitka, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick File Photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska –The Coast Guard suspended their search Monday night for a man reported missing approximately 30 miles north of Sitka in Peril Strait. Missing is Sean Paffenbarger. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick, a boatcrew from Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Sitka,...

Coast Guard responds to emergency distress signal about 30 miles north of Sitka

Coast Guard responds to emergency distress signal about 30 miles north of Sitka
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 File Photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard, along with the Alaska State Troopers and Sitka Mountain Rescue, are searching for a missing male in response to an emergency distress signal activated from an inReach device approximately 30 miles north of Sitka in Peril Strait, Sunday afternoon. Missing is Sean Paffenbarger. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60...

Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in joint law enforcement operation

Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in joint law enforcement operation
K-9 Ricky and his handler Petty Officer 1st Class Jordan Brosowsky, a member of Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Francisco (91105), conducts a sweep of the Alaska Marine Highway System ferry terminal parking lot in Juneau, Alaska, March 12, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Brian Dykens. JUNEAU, Alaska – Law enforcement authorities from the Coast Guard, Coast Guard Investigative...