Coast Guard aircrew rescues hunter after vessel sinks in Three Saints Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard aircrew rescues hunter after vessel sinks in Three Saints Bay, Alaska
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak recover a life raft during a law enforcement patrol near Three Saints Bay, Alaska, Sept. 18, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Kodiak. KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued a hunter after his vessel sunk in Three Saints Bay, Tuesday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak...

Coast Guard aircrew rescues 3 from small skiff in Holtham Inlet, Alaska

Coast Guard aircrew rescues 3 from small skiff in Holtham Inlet, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew deployed from forward-operating location Kotzebue transfer a mariner to awaiting emergency medical services personnel August 13, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Fernando Gamboa. JUNEAU, Alaska — An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Forward Operating Location Kotzebue, rescued three hypothermic...

Coast Guard aircrew, locals rescue 72-year-old hiker near Skagway

Coast Guard aircrew, locals rescue 72-year-old hiker near Skagway
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevaced a 72-year-old woman from Chilkoot Pass approximately 15 miles northeast of Skagway, Saturday evening. The aircrew safely transported the injured woman to awaiting emergency medical services personnel in Juneau and she was reported in stable condition...

Coast Guard, local partners conduct Operation Dry Water throughout Alaska

Coast Guard, local partners conduct Operation Dry Water throughout Alaska
Lt.j.g. Scott Peters (right), boarding officer with Coast Guard Sector Anchorage, and Tom Akelkok, law enforcement officer with Alaska Wildlife Troopers, head out for a patrol on Big Lake, Alaska, July 4, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by PA1 Nate Littlejohn ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard, Alaska Wildlife Troopers and Alaska State Troopers, along with other federal, state and local law enforcement...

Coast Guard assists in rescue of 2 hikers near Lemon Creek Glacier, Alaska

Coast Guard assists in rescue of 2 hikers near Lemon Creek Glacier, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevaced two elderly men from Lemon Creek Glacier, Alaska, Sunday. The aircrew hoisted both men and two Juneau Mountain Rescue personnel from the Glacier. Both men were transported to awaiting emergency medical services for further care. They were reported...

Coast Guard assists multiple agencies with mountain rescue, Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard assists multiple agencies with mountain rescue, Sitka, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew transferred an injured hiker to emergency medical services for further care, Sitka, Alaska, June 15, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew assisted Alaska State Troopers and Sitka Mountain Rescue personnel to hoist a 50-year-old man who fell off a steep...

Coast Guard suspends search for unconfirmed persons in water near Anchorage

Coast Guard suspends search for unconfirmed persons in water near Anchorage
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for unconfirmed persons in the water after a skiff was found on the west shore of Knik Arm with keys still in the ignition. Commander Coast Guard Sector Anchorage suspended the search, pending new information or reports of any missing persons related to the abandoned skiff. The search...

Coast Guard, others search for unconfirmed person in the water near Anchorage

Coast Guard, others search for unconfirmed person in the water near Anchorage
Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 file photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard and others are searching Tuesday for an unconfirmed person in the water near Anchorage after an overturned skiff was found aground on the west shoreline of Knik Arm. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Anchorage command center received a call from a concerned citizen at approximately 1 p.m. Tuesday reporting...

Coast Guard rescues overdue ATV riders on Kodiak Island

Coast Guard rescues overdue ATV riders on Kodiak Island
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Kodiak, Alaska, locates two missing men after detecting their heat signatures inside a cabin near Saltery Cove on Kodiak Island. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Kodiak KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued two men Sunday after they became stranded during an all-terrain vehicle trip on Kodiak Island. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast...