Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 152 miles north of Dutch Harbor, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 152 miles north of Dutch Harbor, Alaska
Cutter Sherman – Coast Guard File Photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An aviation detachment crew deployed aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman medevaced a 33-year-old man from a fishing vessel Thursday morning approximately 152 miles north of Dutch Harbor. An AVDET MH-65 Dolphin crew hoisted the man safely and transported him to EMS in Dutch Harbor. Watchstanders at the 17th Coast Guard District...

Coast Guard kicks off Arctic Shield 2017 operations in Arctic

Coast Guard kicks off Arctic Shield 2017 operations in Arctic
Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard kicked off Arctic Shield 2017 operations throughout Arctic waters Saturday with the opening of a forward operating location in Kotzebue. As part of operation Arctic Shield 2017, the Coast Guard will deploy cutters, aircraft and personnel to engage in operations encompassing a variety of Coast Guard missions from Dutch Harbor...

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 Cutter Stratton offloads approximately 12,000 lbs of cocaine

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton offloads approximately 12,000 lbs of cocaine
The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton offloaded approximately six tons of cocaine in San Diego, Friday, March 31, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sondra-Kay Kneen. SAN DIEGO – The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton offloaded approximately six tons of cocaine in San Diego, Friday. Several U.S. Coast Guard cutters seized the cocaine in nine interdictions...

Coast Guard offloads approximately 16 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades

Coast Guard offloads approximately 16 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades
The Coast Guard Cutter James crew and a Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron (HITRON) MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew offload approximately 16 tons of cocaine Tuesday, Mar. 28, 2017 in Port Everglades. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally MIAMI – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter James’ crew offloaded approximately 16 tons of cocaine Tuesday in Port Everglades. The cocaine...

Coast Guard Cutter Sherman returns home following counterdrug deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Sherman returns home following counterdrug deployment
HONOLULU – A Honolulu-based Coast Guard cutter returned from a 92-day deployment off the coast of Central and South America combating transnational organized crime networks Thursday morning. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman (WHEC 720) interdicted nine suspected smuggling vessels, seized more than 13,730 pounds of cocaine worth over $205.9 million and apprehended more than two dozen suspects...

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...

In the zone: ‘Another life saved’

In the zone: ‘Another life saved’
EASTERN PACIFIC OCEAN – A small boat departs the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman with a boarding team aboard in response to a panga approaching the cutter, Jan. 13, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo Chief Warrant Officer Allyson E.T. Conroy) Story by Chief Warrant Officer Allyson E.T. Conroy Maritime tradition is steeped in superstition. No whistling on the bridge of a ship in case you whistle up a storm....