Coast Guard responds to flooding near Beaumont, Texas

Coast Guard responds to flooding near Beaumont, Texas
Coast Guard shallow-water response teams from Marine Safety Unit Baton Rouge conduct rescue operations near Beaumont, Texas, Sept. 19, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. HOUSTON — Coast Guard crews continue to respond to flooding near Beaumont, Texas, and surrounding areas, due to rainfall from Tropical Depression Imelda. Shallow-water response teams from Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Baton Rouge have...

Coast Guard medevacs man 24 miles east of Tybee Island

Coast Guard medevacs man 24 miles east of Tybee Island
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 37-year-old man Tuesday from a vessel anchored 24 miles east of Tybee Island, Georgia. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew arrived on scene at 6:16 p.m., hoisted the crewmember and transported him to Memorial Health University Medical Center in stable condition. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard medevacs diver 57 miles off Galveston

Coast Guard medevacs diver 57 miles off Galveston
An Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew transfers a diver suffering from possible decompression sickness to Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center personnel in Houston, Texas, Sep. 8, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Houston) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a diver from a recreational vessel 57 miles offshore Galveston, Texas, Sunday. At 2:58 p.m., Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard rescues two firefighters in the Trinity Alps Wilderness Area

Coast Guard rescues two firefighters in the Trinity Alps Wilderness Area
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Humboldt Bay. (Coast Guard file photo by Chief Petty Officer Brandyn Hill) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued two injured firefighters from a ridge near Canyon Creek in the Trinity Alps Wilderness Area early Friday morning. At 9:14 p.m. Thursday the U. S. Forest Service requested the Coast Guard’s assistance with the rescue...

Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward returns from patrol with 2,800 pounds of cocaine

Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward returns from patrol with 2,800 pounds of cocaine
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward returns to its homeport at Coast Guard Base Los Angeles-Long Beach in San Pedro, California after a successful counter narcotics patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, Aug. 29, 2019  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Ian Gray) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward (WPC-1130) returned from their first patrol of the drug transit zones...

Coast Guard personnel in Puerto Rico prepare for Tropical Storm Dorian

Coast Guard personnel in Puerto Rico prepare for Tropical Storm Dorian
Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Puerto Rico personnel attach hurricane shutters to windows at Coast Guard Sector San Juan in Puerto Rico in preparation of Tropical Storm Dorian Aug. 26, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ricardo Castrodad). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard is encouraging everyone to prepare early for the potential impact of Tropical Storm Dorian. Here are some storm...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from disabled vessel

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from disabled vessel
A man captured his own rescue on video when he was hoisted from a disabled vessel in Otter Bayou, approximately 20 miles southeast of Hopedale, Louisiana, Saturday. NEW ORLEANS – A man captured his own rescue on video when he was hoisted from a disabled vessel in Otter Bayou, approximately 20 miles southeast of Hopedale, Louisiana, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received...

Coast Guard medevacs Uruguayan naval cadet 46 miles off North Carolina

Coast Guard medevacs Uruguayan naval cadet 46 miles off North Carolina
Coast Guard crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Wrightsville Beach transfer a patient to a Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City 46 miles off the coast of North Carolina during a search and rescue case August 7, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Petty Officer 1st Class Mark Ward) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a Uruguayan naval cadet from a training...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Chinook Harbor

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Chinook Harbor
Coast Guard Air Station Astoria MH-60 helicopter file photo SEATTLE — Coast Guard crews hoisted an injured man from a sport fishing vessel that ran aground near Chinook Harbor, Washington, Monday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River command center in Astoria, Oregon, were notified at 10:40 a.m., that an individual aboard a 20-foot boat had suffered a head injury after the vessel...