Search for overdue aircraft near Kake, Alaska continues

Search for overdue aircraft near Kake, Alaska continues
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk File Photo KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard, partner agencies and volunteers continue the search for the overdue aircraft near Kake, Alaska, Wednesday. It was reported that debris from a plane was located in the water approximately 22 miles west of Kake, near the south tip of Admiralty Island in the Chatham Strait. The Coast Guard cannot confirm the debris...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel north of Cold Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel north of Cold Bay, Alaska
Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew, forward-deployed to Cold Bay, medevaced a 35-year-old man from the 305-foot fishing vessel Golden Alaska, 40 miles north of Cold Bay, Alaska, Wednesday morning. The Jayhawk aircrew launched, conducted the medevac from the Golden Alaska and safely transported the...

Coast Guard continues to search for overdue aircraft near Kake, Alaska

Coast Guard continues to search for overdue aircraft near Kake, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard along with multiple agencies and volunteers continue the search for an overdue aircraft with three people aboard 20 miles west of Kake, Alaska, Wednesday. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Anacapa and a Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew continue the search, along with a Juneau-based Alaska Army...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 7 from ice near Sturgeon Bay, WI

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 7 from ice near Sturgeon Bay, WI
A Coast Guard Station Sturgeon Bay boatcrew responds to seven people stranded on the ice in an ice shanty near Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, Jan. 29, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Garrit Speckhard. STURGEON BAY, Wis. — A Coast Guard Station Sturgeon Bay response crew worked alongside partner agencies to rescue seven people stranded on the ice approximately one mile northeast...

Coast Guard searching for overdue aircraft near Kake, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for overdue aircraft near Kake, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter Anacapa file photo KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue aircraft with three people aboard about 20 miles west of Kake, Alaska, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders received notification from Sitka Flight Services that a Guardian King Air 200 medical life flight was expected to land in Kake at 6:19 p.m., however, the aircraft never landed....

Coast Guard investigating death of Cutter Douglas Munro crewmember

Coast Guard investigating death of Cutter Douglas Munro crewmember
JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard member assigned to the Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro (WHEC-724) was found unresponsive and later declared deceased Sunday morning in Dutch Harbor, Alaska. Deceased is Seaman Ethan Kelch, 19-year-old male, from Virginia. The cutter is in Dutch Harbor awaiting repairs. Kelch was reported missing during normal liberty hours Saturday night. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard honors Chatham Auxiliarist for 20,000 hours of volunteer service

Coast Guard honors Chatham Auxiliarist for 20,000 hours of volunteer service
Senior Chief Petty Officer Carlos Hessler (left), officer in charge of Coast Guard Station Chatham, displays a sign that will reserve a special parking space at the facility for long-serving Auxiliarist Larry Foss, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) The United States Coast Guard has honored a long-serving member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary’s Chatham Flotilla for contributing more...

Florida Keys Area Maritime Security Committee to Conduct Full-Scale Exercise

Florida Keys Area Maritime Security Committee to Conduct Full-Scale Exercise
KEY WEST, Fl. – Coast Guard Sector Key West and the Florida Keys Area Maritime Security Committee will host a full-scale exercise with multiple local agencies on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019 from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The exercise is part of the Area Maritime Security and Training Exercise Program. The event will require federal, state, local and industry partners to respond and recover from a simulated...

Coast Guard members presented DHS Life Saving Award

Coast Guard members presented DHS Life Saving Award
Master Chief Petty Officer Jason Vanderhaden, the master chief petty officer of the Coast Guard, presents Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew Dunn and Petty Officer 3rd Class Molly McGill with the Department of Homeland Security’s Chief Medical Officer Life Saving Award at Training Center Cape May, Jan. 28, 2019. Official U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Mariana O’Leary. CAPE MAY,...