Coast Guard Air Station Sitka aircrew rescues 3 from Chilkat River

Coast Guard Air Station Sitka aircrew rescues 3 from Chilkat River
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka aircrew rescued three individuals on the Chilkat River near Haines, Sunday night. The aircrew arrived on scene at 10:20 p.m. aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and safely hoisted and transported two adult females and one adult male to awaiting local Emergency Medical Services personnel at the...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Newport, OR

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Newport, OR
Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. ASTORIA, Ore. – A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a man Monday afternoon from a 40-foot commercial fishing vessel after suffering a medical emergency 5 miles west of Newport. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend command center received a call from the vessel operator at 1:15 p.m., who reported that a 70-year-old male aboard...

Coast Guard ends search for missing woman in Boston Harbor

Coast Guard ends search for missing woman in Boston Harbor
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard closed its case Saturday afternoon for an adult woman who was involved in a boating accident in Boston Harbor. The Coast Guard began its search in the vicinity of Castle Island and searched for approximately 13 total hours. A body matching the description of the missing woman was discovered by the Massachusetts...

Coast Guard suspends search for 9 missing Cubans off Key West

Coast Guard suspends search for 9 missing Cubans off Key West
Coast Guard Cutter Thetis file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended the search for the nine missing Cubans approximately 26 miles southeast of Key West, Friday, at approximately 10:30 p.m., pending the development of new information. Coast Guard air and surface asset personnel conducted multiple search patterns for more than 192 hours. These searches covered approximately 7,459 square miles, which...

Coast Guard, partners rescue fisherman in Federated States of Micronesia

Coast Guard, partners rescue fisherman in Federated States of Micronesia
Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules file photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball SANTA RITA, Guam — Coast Guard, Air Force, and Federated States of Micronesia responders rescued an overdue fisherman aboard his 19-foot skiff 55 miles west of Ant Atoll, Monday. The joint operation began on Saturday when the Pohnpei Fire Department began searching for the fisherman after he failed to...

Coast Guard to commission Cutter Robert Goldman

Coast Guard to commission Cutter Robert Goldman
Key West, Fla. — ddd Due to COVID mitigation, in-person attendance is limited. Anyone interested in viewing the ceremony livestream may do so at http://bit.ly/WPC1412Com, clicking on the image at the top, or by clicking here. Vice Adm. Scott Buschman, deputy commandant for operations, U.S. Coast Guard, will preside over the 42nd Sentinel-class cutter ceremony. Mrs. Eleanor Goldman is the ship’s...

Coast Guard issues public notice on Abernethy Bridge project

Coast Guard issues public notice on Abernethy Bridge project
ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard has issued a public notice (PN 1-21) for an Oregon State Department of Transportation bridge modification for the I-205 Abernethy Bridge (Project). The Project is located in Clackamas County, near the cities of West Linn and Oregon City at river mile 25.5 of the Willamette River. (PN 1-21) is available for review at: https://www.navcen.uscg.gov/D13BN. This public...

U.S. and Japan strengthen capabilities through joint exercise

U.S. and Japan strengthen capabilities through joint exercise
Ships from the U.S. Coast Guard and Japan Coast Guard conducted exercises near the Ogasawara Islands of Japan, Feb. 21, 2021. The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Kimball and Japan Coast Guard Ship Akitsushima, two of the respective services’ newest and most capable vessels, operated alongside helicopters and unmanned aerial vehicles to practice interdicting foreign vessels operating illegally inside Japanese...

Coast Guard medevacs patient on North Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs patient on North Padre Island, Texas
A Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew conducts a medevac for a patient from North Padre Island, Texas, Feb. 15, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard medevaced a 70-year-old female patient from North Padre Island, Texas, Monday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a request to transfer...