Coast Guard locates overdue hunters on Chenega Island, Alaska

Coast Guard locates overdue hunters on Chenega Island, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 helicopter crew pose with three men they rescued after returning to Forward Operating Location Cordova, Alaska, Jan. 1, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak  MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew located three hunters overdue since Friday, on the south side of Chenega Island in Prince William Sound, Monday afternoon. After...

Coast Guard battles severe weather to search for three overdue hunters in Prince William Sound

Coast Guard battles severe weather to search for three overdue hunters in Prince William Sound
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew forward deployed to Cordova, Alaska, is searching for three overdue men in the vicinity of Prince William Sound Monday. Coast Guard crews have conducted nine different search patterns by air and sea since Friday, covering more than 1,600 square miles....

Coast Guard searching for three men overdue near Whittier, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for three men overdue near Whittier, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard is searching for three people overdue in the vicinity of Whittier, Alaska, Saturday. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak helicopter crew and a Coast Guard Station Valdez boatcrew are currently on scene searching. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage watchstanders received initial notification Friday night from...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner from 652-foot vessel near Adak, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs mariner from 652-foot vessel near Adak, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a mariner off the 652-foot bulk carrier Snowy approximately 122 miles southwest of Adak, Alaska, Saturday. The Jayhawk crew hoisted the 27-year-old man and transferred him to a LifeMed aircrew in Adak. Watchstanders at Coast Guard 17th District...

Coast Guard medevacs man 230 miles north of Cold Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man 230 miles north of Cold Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a man Sunday morning from the 143-foot fishing vessel American No.1, 230 miles north of Cold Bay. The Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted the man and safely transported him to Cold Bay where a LifeMed aircraft crew transported him to Anchorage...

Coast Guard medevacs man 200 miles south of Cold Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man 200 miles south of Cold Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew forward deployed to forward operating location Cold Bay, Alaska, medevaced a man Thursday evening from the 1200-foot motor vessel Maersk Eindhoven 200 miles south of Cold Bay. The Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted the man and safely transported...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Cold Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Cold Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew forward deployed to Cold Bay, Alaska, medevaced a man Wednesday from the 154 -foot fishing vessel Defender 260 miles north of Cold Bay. The Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted the man at 10:45 a.m. and safely transported him to St. Paul where he was...

Coast Guard concludes Operation Arctic Shield 2017

Coast Guard concludes Operation Arctic Shield 2017
A MH-65 helicopter crew deployed on the Cutter Alex Haley lands on deck during helicopter flight operations in the Chukchi Sea, Aug. 17, 2017. The cutter and helicopter crews are deployed to the Arctic Ocean in support of Operation Arctic Shield 2017. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Shawn Eggert. JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard concluded its annual Arctic Shield operations Monday with...

Coast Guard rescues 6 hunters on St. Lawrence Island, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 6 hunters on St. Lawrence Island, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew rescued six hunters on St. Lawrence Island, Alaska, Oct. 22, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew rescued six hunters on St. Lawrence Island, Alaska, Sunday. The Jayhawk helicopter crew located the five adults and one child 25 miles southeast of Savoonga on St....