Air Station Kodiak medevacs fisherman near Saint Paul, Alaska

Air Station Kodiak medevacs fisherman near Saint Paul, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medically evacuated a 33-year-old man from the fishing vessel Island Enterprise near Saint Paul Island, Alaska, Tuesday. The fisherman was medevaced at 3:15 a.m. and transferred to an awaiting Life Med crew at Saint Paul. The patient was further transported...

Coast Guard Cutter Mustang rescues 2 near Driftwood Bay State Marine Park, Alaska

Coast Guard Cutter Mustang rescues 2 near Driftwood Bay State Marine Park, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter Mustang file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Klingenberg ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Mustang rescued two mariners stranded near Driftwood Bay State Marine Park, southeast of Seward, Alaska, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage command center watchstanders received a notification from the good Samaritan vessel Lights Out that two people were stranded...

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman in Revillagigedo Channel, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman in Revillagigedo Channel, Alaska
A Coast Guard Station Ketchikan 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew approaches the fishing vessel Lake Bay to medevac an injured 58-year-old man off the vessel in Revillagigedo Channel, 18 miles southeast of Ketchikan, Alaska, Aug. 5, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo by Sarah Hines. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Ketchikan 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew medevaced an injured 58-year-old...

Air Station Kodiak conducts long-range medevac of two elderly people

Air Station Kodiak conducts long-range medevac of two elderly people
Petty Officer 3rd Class Rena Gilbertson, a health services technician aboard an Air Station Kodiak HC-130J Hercules aircraft, works with Anchorage emergency medical services personnel to transfer a woman to higher medical care in Anchorage, Alaska, Aug. 3, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130J Hercules crew medically evacuated an 82-year-old...

Coast Guard assists Sitka Mountain Rescue to rescue injured hiker on Baranof Island, Alaska

Coast Guard assists Sitka Mountain Rescue to rescue injured hiker on Baranof Island, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew rescued an injured hiker after falling approximately 150 feet while hiking with his wife on the Cross Island Trail of Mt. Bassie, Baranof Island, Alaska, Friday. The aircrew successfully and safely hoisted both the injured man and his wife and transported them...

Air Station Kodiak aircrew rescues injured hunter on Kodiak Island

Air Station Kodiak aircrew rescues injured hunter on Kodiak Island
Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced two men, one of which was reported injured, from Middle Sister Mountain on Kodiak Island, Alaska, Friday. Both men were transferred to awaiting emergency medical services in Kodiak and were reported to have been stable upon transfer. Early Friday Morning,...

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 Cordova FOL crew saves man stranded for three days on Montague Island

Coast Guard Cordova FOL crew saves man stranded for three days on Montague Island
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew, forward-deployed to Cordova, poses with a man they rescued after he was stranded for three days on Montague Island near Cordova, Alaska, June 13, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Daniel Palen. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward-deployed to Cordova, rescued...

Coast Guard launches NOAA weather buoy at Entrance to Prince William Sound

Coast Guard launches NOAA weather buoy at Entrance to Prince William Sound
The crew on the buoy deck of Coast Guard Cutter Sycamore prepares to hoist the anchor of a weather buoy near the Hinchinbrook Entrance to Prince William Sound, Alaska, Dec. 10, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by PA1 Nate Littlejohn By PA1 Nate Littlejohn Smashing through 15-foot swells on a dark December morning, the crew aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sycamore steamed toward the Hinchinbrook Entrance...