Air Station Traverse City selected to host 2018 Coast Guard Aviation Association gathering

Air Station Traverse City selected to host 2018 Coast Guard Aviation Association gathering
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City personnel will host members of the Coast Guard Aviation Association, also known as the Ancient Order of the Pterodactyl, Sept. 6-9, 2018. On November 9th, the national chapter of the Coast Guard Aviation Association selected Traverse City as the location for the annual conference, colloquially called the “roost”, in recognition of the...

3 rescued after boat sinks near La Jolla

3 rescued after boat sinks near La Jolla
Coast Guard Cutter Petrel file photo SAN DIEGO – Three boaters were rescued after their vessel sank off the coast of La Jolla, California, Saturday. At approximately 8 a.m., Saturday, the crew of a 32-foot recreational vessel contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center via radio and reported that their vessel was taking on water approximately 40 miles...

Coast Guard rescues boater 12 miles west of San Onofre State Beach

Coast Guard rescues boater 12 miles west of San Onofre State Beach
A boater is helped off of a Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter by the crew November 6, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Joel Guzman) SAN DIEGO – The Coast Guard rescued a man after his vessel began taking on water off the coast of San Onofre State Beach, San Clemente, California, Monday afternoon. At approximately 11:20 a.m., Monday, a man aboard an 18-foot...

Last Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter to depart Air Station Traverse City Monday

Last Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter to depart Air Station Traverse City Monday
A Coast Guard air crew aboard a MH-60 Dolphin helicopter, from Air Station Traverse City, Mich., flies over a frozen Lake Michigan in the vicinity of Frankfort, Mich., March 10, 2014.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Traverse City) TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — The final MH-65 Dolphin helicopter is scheduled to depart Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City, Monday. Since 1995, MH-65 helicopters...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Carnival Miracle passenger

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Carnival Miracle passenger
SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 61-year-old woman approximately 56 miles southwest of San Diego, Saturday. At approximately 10 p.m. Friday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego received a report from the crew of cruise ship Carnival Miracle stating that a female passenger was experiencing symptoms of respiratory distress. The Coast Guard duty flight surgeon recommended...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Norwegian Pearl passenger south of San Diego

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Norwegian Pearl passenger south of San Diego
USCG File Photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 70-year-old man approximately 130 miles south of San Diego, Wednesday. At approximately 1 p.m. Wednesday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego received a report from the crew of cruise ship Norwegian Pearl stating that a male passenger was experiencing symptoms of heart failure, kidney failure and pneumonia. The Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searching for overdue hunter near Newtok, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for overdue hunter near Newtok, Alaska
USCG File Photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard aircrews and Alaska State Troopers are searching for a 59-year-old male seal hunter reported overdue in Newtok Village, Monday night. The hunter departed Newtok, Sunday, on a snow machine towing a red kayak. Alaska State Trooper ground crews located the snow machine on the shoreline; however the hunter’s kayak was missing. Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard rescues 5 from tug aground near Sumner Strait, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 5 from tug aground near Sumner Strait, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60T Jayhawk crew rescued five people aboard a tug that ran aground on the Mariposa Reef on the south side of Strait Island in Sumner Strait Thursday. The aircrew hoisted the five people from a barge attached to the 102-foot tug Ocean Eagle and transported them to Sitka after the tug began taking on water Wednesday night. Watchstanders at Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Star Princess southwest of San Diego

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Star Princess southwest of San Diego
SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 73-year-old woman approximately 86 miles southwest of San Diego, Monday. At approximately 5:15 p.m. Sunday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego received a report from the crew of cruise ship Star Princess stating that a female passenger was experiencing persistent severe abdominal pain. The Coast Guard duty flight surgeon recommended that...