Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Juneau, Alaska
Air Station Sitka MH-60 FIle Photo JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a man suffering chest pain Wednesday from a fishing vessel in Stephens Passage near Port Snettisham. The Jayhawk crew hoisted the man safely from the F/V Kindred Spirit and transported him to Juneau to awaiting EMS for further medical care. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard, Kake SAR assist stranded vessel near Kake, Alaska

Coast Guard, Kake SAR assist stranded vessel near Kake, Alaska
A Coast Guard small-boat crew transfers tow of the 36-foot vessel Viking Queen to the Cutter John McCormick in Elena Bay, 50 miles southwest of Kake, Alaska, July 16, 2017. The crew of the John McCormick and a Kake Search and Rescue crew responded to the vessel after it became disabled and stranded. U.S. Coast Guard photo JUNEAU, Alaska — Crews from the Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick and Kake...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Explorer of the Seas passenger in the vicinity of Kake, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Explorer of the Seas passenger in the vicinity of Kake, Alaska
Air Station Sitka MH-60 FIle Photo JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka, Alaska, MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a passenger from the cruise ship Explorer of the Seas in the vicinity of Kake, Alaska, Tuesday. The Jayhawk crew safely hoisted the man and transported him to awaiting emergency medical services personnel in Sitka. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Juneau command...

Coast Guard, ADEC complete response to vessel grounded near Wrangell, Alaska

Coast Guard, ADEC complete response to vessel grounded near Wrangell, Alaska
The Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick responds to the grounding of the vessel Deceptive C near Wrangell, Alaska, July 2, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo provided by Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco. JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard and Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation completed their response Friday to the grounding of the fishing vessel Deceptive C in Stikine Strait, approximately 17...

Coast Guard Sector Juneau conducts change of command ceremony

Coast Guard Sector Juneau conducts change of command ceremony
Capt. Phillip Thorne salutes Capt. Shannan Greene as he assumes command of Coast Guard Sector Juneau July 7, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios. JUNEAU, Alaska — Capt. Shannan Greene transferred command of Coast Guard Sector Juneau to Capt. Phillip Thorne during a change of command ceremony Friday at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall in Juneau. Thorne was previously assigned...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Crystal Serenity 12 miles southwest of Yakutat, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Crystal Serenity 12 miles southwest of Yakutat, Alaska
Air Station Sitka MH-60 FIle Photo JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a 57-year-old man with a leg injury Tuesday from the cruise ship Crystal Serenity approximately 12 miles southwest of Yakutat en route to Sitka. The Jayhawk crew safely hoisted the man and transported him to Sitka. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Juneau command center...

Coast Guard, Hydaburg SAR search for 20-year-old man near Hydaburg, Alaska

Coast Guard, Hydaburg SAR search for 20-year-old man near Hydaburg, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick File Photo JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard and Hydaburg Search and Rescue crews are searching for a 20-year-old man overdue from an 18-foot skiff near Hydaburg, Alaska, Friday. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, the crews of the Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick and Anacapa, and numerous Hydaburg SAR boat crews are searching for Frances Charles...

Coast Guard medevacs woman with head injury in Stephens Passage, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs woman with head injury in Stephens Passage, Alaska
Air Station Sitka MH-60 FIle Photo JUNEAU, Alaska— A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced an 81-year-old female with a head injury from the 112-foot cruise ship Island Spirit, in the vicinity of Stephens Passage, Alaska, Friday night. The Jayhawk crew safely hoisted the woman and transported her to awaiting EMS personnel in Juneau. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard...

Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers rescue 4 after tug runs aground near Sitka

Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers rescue 4 after tug runs aground near Sitka
Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick File Photo JUNEAU, Alaska- A Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick smallboat crew and an Alaska State Trooper boat crew rescued four people from the tug, 18 Eagles, after it ran aground on Vitskari Rocks, near Sitka, Saturday. The McCormick and AST crews arrived on scene and dewatered the tug. The AST crew towed the tug and crew to Sitka. Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders...