Coast Guard medevacs injured Latvian crewmember from Midway Island

Coast Guard medevacs injured Latvian crewmember from Midway Island
A Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircrew delivers a 32-year-old Latvian crewmember from a Norwegian-flagged tank vessel to awaiting emergency medical services on Oahu, Oct. 21, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Jeff Henkel) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, working with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (U.S. FWS) and the Hawaii Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT), medically...

Coast Guard medevacs man 118 miles from Atlantic City, New Jersey

Coast Guard medevacs man 118 miles from Atlantic City, New Jersey
Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man off a cruise ship 118 miles southeast of Atlantic City, New Jersey, Thursday night. District Five watchstanders received notification via satellite phone at approximately 6:20 p.m. that a man aboard the cruise ship Adventure of the Sea had experienced symptoms of a stroke...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 15 miles west of Coos Bay

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 15 miles west of Coos Bay
A Coast Guard aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Sector North Bend, Ore., medically evacuates a man off a fishing vessel 15 miles west of Coos Bay Oct. 18, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector North Bend) NORTH BEND, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated a 28-year-old man Friday morning off the fishing vessel ‘Alaska Ocean,’ which was operating 15-miles...

Charged with killing his ‘best bud,’ 21-year-old Coast Guardsman appears in Camp Pendleton courtroom

Charged with killing his 'best bud,' 21-year-old Coast Guardsman appears in Camp Pendleton courtroom
CAMP PENDLETON – The military prosecution of a Coast Guardsman accused of murder began Wednesday with a preliminary hearing at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. Seaman Ethan W. Tucker, 21, was arrested August 28 after a seven-month Coast Guard investigation into the January death of Seaman Ethan Kelch, 19, who served on the same ship as Tucker— the Kodiak, Alaska-based high endurance cutter...

Coast Guard medevacs man 1 mile east of Jekyll Island

Coast Guard medevacs man 1 mile east of Jekyll Island
Coast Guard Station Brunswick 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Anthony L. Soto. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 52-year-old man Tuesday from a fishing vessel 1 mile east of Jekyll Island, Georgia. A Coast Guard Station Brunswick 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew transported the man to Morningstar Marina where EMS was waiting. At 11:12 a.m., Coast Guard...

Coast Guard terminates voyage of vessel in the vicinity of Dania Beach

Coast Guard terminates voyage of vessel in the vicinity of Dania Beach
Coast Guard 33-Foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers. MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement boatcrew terminated the voyage of a 26-foot pleasure craft with seven passengers aboard in the vicinity of Dania Beach where the operator was boating under the influence, Saturday. A Station Fort Lauderdale crew arrived...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water east of Fort Pierce Inlet

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water east of Fort Pierce Inlet
The 80-foot vessel Hush Puppy crew waits for the Coast Guard for assistance Sunday, October 13, 2019,  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce 45-foot Response Boat–Medium boatcrew assisted the 80-foot vessel Hush Puppy 4 miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet Sunday. Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce received a notification from the 80-foot vessel reporting experiencing water...

DHS, Coast Guard extend limited contract relief for Offshore Patrol Cutter

DHS, Coast Guard extend limited contract relief for Offshore Patrol Cutter
An artists rendition of the Coast Guards new Offshore Patrol Cutter originally due to be delivered in Fiscal Year 2021. WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security, in close coordination with the U.S. Coast Guard, granted extraordinary relief to the Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) for the Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) under the authority of Public Law (P.L.) 85-804. ESG submitted a request June...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 55 miles offshore Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 55 miles offshore Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter File Photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a passenger from the cruise ship Enchantment of the Seas approximately 55 miles offshore of Galveston, Texas, Tuesday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request from the master of the Enchantment of the Seas for the medevac of an 81-year-old male passenger who...