Coast Guard Cutter James offloads 30,000 pounds of cocaine, marijuana

Coast Guard Cutter James offloads 30,000 pounds of cocaine, marijuana
The Coast Guard Cutter James (WMSL-754) crew and interagency partners stand amongst 30,000 pounds of interdicted narcotics at Port Everglades, Florida, June 9, 2020. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter James (WMSL-754) crew offloaded approximately 23,000 pounds of cocaine and approximately 6,900 pounds of marijuana, all worth more than an...

Coast Guard medevacs man 275 miles off Ocean City, Maryland

Coast Guard medevacs man 275 miles off Ocean City, Maryland
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina refuels on the Navy ship USS Mahan to refuel on the way to pick up the injured crewmember. (U.S. Coast Guard screenshot by Air Station Elizabeth City) OCEAN CITY, Md. ⁠— The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a container ship approximately 275 miles off the coast of Ocean City, Friday morning. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s...

Coast Guard rescues man from Marshall’s Beach

Coast Guard rescues man from Marshall's Beach
Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued an adult man who was stranded near Marshall’s Beach in San Francisco Wednesday evening. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco command center watchstanders received a report from the National Parks Service at 11:12 p.m. requesting assistance in the...

Coast Guard coordinates medevac 300 miles northwest of St. Paul Island

Coast Guard coordinates medevac 300 miles northwest of St. Paul Island
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska – Two Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak C-130J Hercules aircraft and two MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews coordinated efforts to perform a long-range medevac of an injured fisherman who was approximately 300 miles northwest of St. Paul Island, Alaska, Monday. The man was safely transferred to awaiting emergency...

Coast Guard rescues man from disabled, aground sailboat near Sapelo Sound

Coast Guard rescues man from disabled, aground sailboat near Sapelo Sound
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coast Guard rescued a 56-year-old man after his sailboat became disabled and aground near Sapelo Sound, Sunday. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew arrived on scene, hoisted the man and transported him to Hunter Army Airfield. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard medevacs 40-year-old woman 2 miles west of Ocean Cay

Coast Guard medevacs 40-year-old woman 2 miles west of Ocean Cay
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo BAHAMAS — The Coast Guard medevaced a 40-year-old woman from the cruise ship, MSC Seaside, Monday approximately two miles west of Ocean Cay. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew arrived on scene, hoisted the patient experiencing pregnancy complications and brought her to Broward Health Medical Center in Ft....

Coast Guard medevacs vessel crewmember 7 miles off Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs vessel crewmember 7 miles off Corpus Christi, Texas
A Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew hoists an injured crewmember from the offshore support vessel Citation approximately seven miles offshore Corpus Christi, Texas, May 28, 2020. The patient was transported to CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christ – Shoreline. (U.S. Coast Guard video capture) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember...

Coast Guard aircrew rescues 2 from aground houseboat in Napa River

Coast Guard aircrew rescues 2 from aground houseboat in Napa River
A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin hoists two men from an aground houseboat in Napa River, California. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo /Released) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued two people from an aground houseboat in the Napa River, Friday morning. Napa Police Department contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco command center watchstanders at approximately 6 a.m reporting...

Coast Guard aircrew rescues 3 from disabled sailboat in Pillar Point

Coast Guard aircrew rescues 3 from disabled sailboat in Pillar Point
A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin crew with rescued members of the 30-foot sailboat, Freedom.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo /Released) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued three people from a disabled sailboat in Pillar Point Harbor, Wednesday morning. The owner of the 30-foot sailboat Freedom, contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco command center at approximately...