Coast Guard participates in San Francisco Fleet Week, enforces safety and security zones

Coast Guard participates in San Francisco Fleet Week, enforces safety and security zones
Crewmembers of the Coast Guard Cutter George Cobb, a 175-foot coastal buoy tender homeported in San Pedro, Calif., place a yellow buoy marking the center of the San Francisco Fleet Week 2017 security zone, Oct. 2, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory J. Mendenhall. SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco Fleet Week kicked off Monday with a series of public events, including the arrival...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 80 miles east of Dutch Harbor

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 80 miles east of Dutch Harbor
JUNEAU, Alaska— A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew deployed on the Coast Guard Cutter Midgett medevaced a 47-year-old man from the fishing vessel Cape Greig after suffering possible seizures in Unimak Pass, 80 miles east of Dutch Harbor, Alaska. The Dolphin crew hoisted the man and transported him to awaiting EMS personnel in Dutch Harbor. EMS transferred him to the Iliuliuk...

Coast Guard Remembers Bombing of Dutch Harbor, Alaska

Coast Guard Remembers Bombing of Dutch Harbor, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter Midgett’s aviation detachment conducts flyovers alongside historic WWII airplanes, a Grumman JRF-5 Goose and a Canadian Harvard MK IV training plane, in Dutch Harbor, Alaska, June 3, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo DUTCH HARBOR, Alaska- The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Midgett participated in a ceremony for the 75th anniversary of the World War II Battle of Dutch Harbor, Saturday. After...

Coast Guard offloads 13 tons of cocaine in San Diego

Coast Guard offloads 13 tons of cocaine in San Diego
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Midgett offloads more than 13 tons of cocaine at Naval Base San Diego on February 16, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joel Guzman) SAN DIEGO – The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Midgett offloaded more than 13 tons of cocaine at Naval Base San Diego, Thursday. Several U.S. Coast Guard cutters seized the combined total tons of cocaine...

Coast Guard medevacs ailing mariner near Dutch Harbor, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs ailing mariner near Dutch Harbor, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew medevaced an ailing mariner from the fishing vessel Unimak near Dutch Harbor, Monday morning. The helicopter crew, which is deployed with the Coast Guard Cutter Midgett on a Bering Sea patrol, departed Dutch Harbor, hoisted the man and transported him to emergency medical services in Dutch Harbor. Coast Guard 17th...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 46 mariners 690 miles west of Dutch Harbor, Alaska

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 46 mariners 690 miles west of Dutch Harbor, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrews, along with good Samaritans responded to 46 crewmembers aboard fishing vessel Alaska Juris, who abandoned ship near Kiska Island, approximately 690 miles west of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Tuesday. All 46 crewmembers were transferred to good Samaritan vessels Spar Canis and Vienna Express to be transported to Adak. Coast Guard 17th District watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs ailing mariner north of Cold Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs ailing mariner north of Cold Bay, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew, deployed aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Midgett, medevaced an ailing crewmember aboard the fishing vessel Seafreeze Alaska approximately 195 miles north of Cold Bay, Alaska, Thursday. The helicopter crew hoisted the 21-year-old man, who reportedly lost consciousness for 45 minutes, and transferred him to awaiting Guardian...

Coast Guard Cutter Midgett receives new commanding officer

Coast Guard Cutter Midgett receives new commanding officer
SEATTLE — Capt. Teri Jordan relieved Capt. Brendan McPherson as commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Midgett, Thursday. Jordan is reporting from Joint Task Force East in Portsmouth, Virginia, where she served as the support section chief after completing afloat assignments on Coast Guard Cutter Firebush and Coast Guard Cutter Eagle. McPherson has been assigned as chief of staff, Coast Guard...

Coast Guard Cutter Midgett to hold change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Cutter Midgett to hold change-of-command ceremony
SEATTLE — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Midgett is scheduled to hold a change-of-command ceremony Thursday at Coast Guard Base Seattle, located at Pier 36, 1519 Alaskan Way South, Seattle. Capt. Brendan McPherson will transfer command to Capt. Teri Jordan during the ceremony, presided over by Vice Adm. Charles Ray, commander of Coast Guard Pacific Area. McPherson has been the commanding officer...