Coast Guard Air Station Sitka rescues 2 hunters near Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard Air Station Sitka rescues 2 hunters near Juneau, Alaska
Air Station Sitka MH-60 FIle Photo Juneau – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew rescued two hunters from Blackerby Ridge Trail, located in the Tongass National Forest near Juneau, Alaska, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders received a VHF channel 16 call from two men, ages 22 and 24, at 8:30 p.m., stating they were not prepared to stay out past sundown and...

Coast Guard locates missing hunter near Kodiak, Alaska, tows fishing vessel to Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard locates missing hunter near Kodiak, Alaska, tows fishing vessel to Ketchikan, Alaska
A Coast Guard Station Ketchikan 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew assists in mooring the 34-foot fishing vessel Nata Ella in Refuge Cove, Ketchikan, Alaska Oct. 7, 2017.   U.S. Coast Guard photo. KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard responded to two separate search and rescue cases across Alaska Saturday. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew located an overdue hunter on Raspberry...

Coast Guard Signs Memorandum of Agreement with University of Alaska Southeast

Coast Guard Signs Memorandum of Agreement with University of Alaska Southeast
Coast Guard Rear Adm. Michael McAllister and University of Alaska Southeast Chancellor Rick Caulfield shake hands after signing a memorandum of agreement between the Coast Guard and UAS during a ceremony in Juneau, Alaska, Oct. 2, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Shawn Eggert. JUNEAU, Alaska- On behalf of the Commandant of the Coast Guard Adm. Paul Zunkuft, Rear Adm. Michael McAllister,...

Coast Guard rescues fishing vessel crew near Tamgas Harbor, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues fishing vessel crew near Tamgas Harbor, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter Anthony Petit file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Francis. JUNEAU, Alaska — Crews from Coast Guard Cutter Anthony Petit and Coast Guard Station Ketchikan rescued the crew of the fishing vessel Tsimshain Lady after the vessel began taking on water near Tamgas Harbor, Alaska, Wednesday. An Anthony Petit small-boat crew provided a dewatering pump and tied the fishing vessel...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Celebrity Infinity passenger near Fairweather Grounds, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Celebrity Infinity passenger near Fairweather Grounds, Alaska
Air Station Sitka MH-60 FIle Photo JUNEAU, Alaska— A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a 42-year-old female from the cruise ship Celebrity Infinity near Fairweather Grounds, Alaska, Thursday. The Jayhawk crew transferred the cruise ship passenger to awaiting emergency personnel in Sitka. Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders received a medevac request from the...

Coast Guard performs 2 medevacs in southeast Alaska

Coast Guard performs 2 medevacs in southeast Alaska
Air Station Sitka MH-60 FIle Photo JUNEAU, Alaska— Two Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews medevaced two distressed boaters in unrelated cases, Friday morning. A 67-year-old male crewmember was hoisted from the tug Justine Foss 62 miles south of Yakutat and transferred to a Security Aviation aircrew in Sitka. The master of the pleasure craft Alaska Song was hoisted in Chatham...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Island Spirit near Pavlof Harbor, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Island Spirit near Pavlof Harbor, Alaska
Air Station Sitka MH-60 FIle Photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a woman from the cruise ship Island Spirit near Pavlof Harbor, Alaska, Sunday. The Jayhawk crew safely hoisted the 76-year-old woman from the Island Spirit at 9 p.m., and transported her to emergency medical personnel in Juneau, who then took her to Bartlett Medical Center. Coast...

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...