Coast Guard hoists 3 people stranded on beach near Cape Resurrection, Alaska

Coast Guard hoists 3 people stranded on beach near Cape Resurrection, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted three people stranded on a beach near Cape Resurrection, Friday. The Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward deployed to Cordova, transported all three people to waiting emergency medical service personnel at the Seward Airport. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage...

Coast Guard aircrews rescue 12 people, 2 pets in Terrebonne Parish

Coast Guard aircrews rescue 12 people, 2 pets in Terrebonne Parish
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies rescued 12 people and two pets from flooded areas of Terrebonne Parish in Louisiana, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received the first call for assistance at 4:30 a.m. Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans launched an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew,...

Coast Guard rescues five people from grounded vessel

Coast Guard rescues five people from grounded vessel
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS— The Coast Guard rescued five people Friday from a vessel that ran aground approximately 20 nautical miles southwest of Gulfport, Mississippi. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a distress call over VHF channel 16 at approximately 9:45 a.m. of a grounded vessel with five people aboard. Watchstanders...

Vice President Pence participates in Coast Guard Cutter Munro cocaine offload in San Diego

Vice President Pence participates in Coast Guard Cutter Munro cocaine offload in San Diego
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro offload bales of drugs during a drug offload in Coronado, California, July 11, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Mark Barney) SAN DIEGO — Vice-President Mike Pence attended a Coast Guard drug offload Thursday. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Munro offloaded more than 39,000 pounds of cocaine and 933 pounds of marijuana worth...

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters near Port Mansfield, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters near Port Mansfield, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters after their vessel capsized approximately six miles north of Port Mansfield, Texas, Wednesday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report from the captain of a good Samaritan vessel who reported a vessel taking...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship in Glacier Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship in Glacier Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a man experiencing symptoms of kidney failure aboard a cruise ship in Glacier Bay, Thursday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka hoisted the 69-year-old man from the cruise ship Norwegian Bliss in Johns Hopkins Inlet and brought him to Juneau where he was placed in the...

Coast Guard and partner agencies rescue teenage sailors in Tomales Bay

Coast Guard and partner agencies rescue teenage sailors in Tomales Bay
Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert.BODEGA BAY, Calif. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies rescued two teenage sailors whose boat was taking on water in Tomales Bay, Tuesday evening. Members of a local yacht club contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Francisco around 6 p.m. reporting seven of their sailboats, with...

Coast Guard hoists injured climber near Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard hoists injured climber near Juneau, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard rescued an injured climber who fell while climbing at Mendenhall Towers outside Juneau, Friday. The climber was hoisted by an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka, then flown to an awaiting Capital City Fire and Rescue crew in Juneau. He was transported to the hospital and was reported...

Coast Guard rescues stranded paddleboarder from Bodega Bay jetty

Coast Guard rescues stranded paddleboarder from Bodega Bay jetty
Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued a stranded paddleboarder from the Bodega Bay jetty, Tuesday evening. 911 dispatchers contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders at approximately 7 p.m., reporting a person stranded on Bodega Bay’s south jetty waving their arms. A Coast...