Coast Guard medevacs stabbing victims

Coast Guard medevacs stabbing victims
Coast Guard Cutter Kingfisher file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced two men who were reportedly stabbed aboard a fishing vessel 40 miles south of Pensacola, Florida, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a report of two crewmembers reportedly being stabbed by a third crewmember aboard the commercial fishing vessel Billy B. Watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast...

Coast Guard suspends active search for 5 Army aviators off Oahu

Coast Guard suspends active search for 5 Army aviators off Oahu
Coast Guard Cutter Walnut file photo by Air Station Barbers Point HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the active search at noon Monday for five Army aviators who went missing Tuesday night approximately two miles west of Ka’ena Point. “A decision to suspend searching without finding survivors is extremely difficult given the depth of its impact and I know I speak for the entire Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues 2 divers near Wilkes Barre-Wreck

Coast Guard rescues 2 divers near Wilkes Barre-Wreck
A Coast Guard Station Key West boatcrew returns two divers to their vessel after the rescue crew found the divers near Wilkes Barre-Wreck, Florida Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Key West MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two divers who went missing near Wilkes Barre-Wreck, Sunday. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received a report from the National...

Responders continue search Sunday for missing Army aviators off Ka’ena Point

Responders continue search Sunday for missing Army aviators off Ka'ena Point
Coast Guard Cutter Walnut file photo by Air Station Barbers Point HONOLULU — Responders searched throughout the night Saturday and are continuing the search Sunday for the five Army aviators who went missing Tuesday night approximately two miles west of Ka’ena Point. Searching are: * Coast Guard Cutter Walnut (WLB 205) and crew from Honolulu * Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island (WPB 1349)...

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs teen off La Push beach

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs teen off La Push beach
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted a teenager off of Third Beach near La Push, Washington, Sunday morning. The MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles safely hoisted the 17-year-old and transported him to local emergency medical service personnel waiting in Forks. At approximately 2 a.m., watchstanders...

Search continues for missing Army aviators off Oahu

Search continues for missing Army aviators off Oahu
Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island file photo by Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HONOLULU — Responders searched throughout the night and are continuing the search Saturday for five missing Army aviators from a downed Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter approximately two miles west of Ka’ena Point. Searching are: * Coast Guard Cutter Walnut (WLB 205) and crew from Honolulu * Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues 8 boaters from grounded vessel near Capers Island

Coast Guard rescues 8 boaters from grounded vessel near Capers Island
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued eight boaters Saturday from a grounded 21-foot recreational boat near Capers Island, South Carolina. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders were notified at 2:40 a.m. via 911 dispatch that a center-console boat had run aground on a sandbar. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter crew launched and arrived on...

Search enters third day for missing Army aviators off Oahu

Search enters third day for missing Army aviators off Oahu
Coast Guard Cutter Walnut file photo HONOLULU — Responders enter day three in the continuing search for five missing Army aviators from a downed Army UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter approximately two miles west of Ka’ena Point, Friday. Searching are: Coast Guard Cutter Walnut (WLB 205) and crew from Honolulu Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island (WPB 1349) and crew from Base Honolulu Coast Guard...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel off Key Largo

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel off Key Largo
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced at 25-year-old man from a Bahamian-flagged fishing vessel approximately 82 miles south-southwest of Key Largo, Friday. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Key West Command Center received a call at about 8:10 p.m. from the crew of the 95-foot fishing vessel Fish Farmer reporting one of their crewmembers...