Cutter Bear returns home after 74-day deployment

Cutter Bear returns home after 74-day deployment
The Coast Guard Cutter Bear (WMEC 901) approaches the pier in Portsmouth, Virginia, Monday.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Brandon Hillard) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bear (WMEC 901) returned to their homeport in Portsmouth Tuesday, after a 74-day patrol in the northern regions of the Atlantic Ocean. During the deployment, Bear sailed more than 10,000...

Coast Guard medevacs woman near Southwest Pass, Louisiana

Coast Guard medevacs woman near Southwest Pass, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter landing in New Orleans, Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class James Hague) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a 67-year-old woman, Saturday, from a cruise ship approximately 95 miles south of Southwest Pass, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call, Saturday, at approximately...

Coast Guard rescues spear fisherman just off Dog Island,

Coast Guard rescues spear fisherman just off Dog Island,
A Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft and a Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter on scene during the rescue of a spear fisherman from the rocks just off Dog Island southeast of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands Sept. 4, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard video) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter aircrew rescued a spear fisherman in distress on the rocks just off Dog Island,...

Coast Guard enforces safety zone for tow of battleship USS Texas

Coast Guard enforces safety zone for tow of battleship USS Texas
Pilot boat crews tow the battleship USS Texas down the Houston Ship Channel near Baytown, Texas, Aug. 31, 2022.(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Corinne Zilnicki) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard enforced a safety zone in the Houston Ship Channel and Galveston Ship Channel for the tow of the battleship USS Texas, Wednesday. The Coast Guard captain of the port, in coordination with the Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker off Corpus Christi

Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker off Corpus Christi
Petty Officer 2nd Class Abraham Kamerman, Petty Officer 2nd Class Luke Mathews, Lt. Jamel Chokr and Lt. Cmdr. Thomas Mulder pose for a photo after delivering a patient to CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi – Shoreline in Corpus Christi, Aug. 24, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard, courtesy Air Station Corpus Christi) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced and resuscitated a 60-year-old...

Coast Guard rescues 5 from sinking lancha off Texas coast

Coast Guard rescues 5 from sinking lancha off Texas coast
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard interdicted and rescued five people Monday from a sinking lancha off southern Texas. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a notification from a Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew of four lancha crews engaged in illegal fishing. Two...

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker near Cape Johnson, WA

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker near Cape Johnson, WA
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued an injured hiker from the beach near Cape Johnson in Olympic National Park Monday afternoon. At 1:50 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound watchstanders received a call from the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center relaying park rangers’ request for assistance in...

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs man in Chatham Strait, Alaska

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs man in Chatham Strait, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka aircrew medically evacuated a man from the cruise ship Norwegian Encore in Chatham Strait, Alaska, Monday. The MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew arrived on scene at 7:27 a.m. and safely hoisted and transported the patient to awaiting Emergency Medical Service personnel at the Mt. Edgecumbe Medical...

Coast Guard medevacs man 57 miles offshore Newport, OR

Coast Guard medevacs man  57 miles offshore Newport, OR
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Facility Newport, Oregon, medevacs a man from a vessel approximately 57 miles offshore Newport after he suffered a medical emergency July 18, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) ASTORIA, Ore. – The Coast Guard rescued a man from a vessel approximately 57 miles offshore Newport after he suffered a medical emergency. Coast Guard...