Coast Guard suspends search for missing person in Crystal River, Florida

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person in Crystal River, Florida
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Auxiliarist Joseph Feldman. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing paddle boarder in Crystal River, Monday. The missing person was recovered by Citrus County Sheriff and identified by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). At approximately 1:00 a.m., Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received notification...

Coast Guard searching for missing person in Crystal River, Florida

Coast Guard searching for missing person in Crystal River, Florida
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing paddle boarder in Crystal River, Monday. At approximately 1:00 a.m., Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received notification from Citrus County Sheriff of a 43-year-old male paddle boarder, dressed as “Captain Jack Sparrow,” who left Hunter Springs Park Saturday evening...

Coast Guard continues response efforts in Bahamas due to Hurricane Dorian

Coast Guard continues response efforts in Bahamas due to Hurricane Dorian
A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and Coast Guard Cutter Legare provide support of search and rescue and humanitarian aid in the Bahamas, Sept. 10, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater) MIAMI — Coast Guard Hurricane Dorian response operations continue in support of the Bahamas. As of Wednesday at 9 a.m.: Coast Guard crews have rescued...

Coast Guard responds to Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas

Coast Guard responds to Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas
MIAMI — Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews, forward deployed to Andros Island, conduct medical evacuations in support of search and rescue and humanitarian aid in the Bahamas, Sept. 2, 2019. As Hurricane Dorian makes its way across the Bahamas, the Coast Guard is supporting the Bahamian National Emergency Management Agency and and the Royal Bahamian Defense Force, who...

Coast Guard responds to Hurricane Dorian aftermath in Marsh Harbour

Coast Guard responds to Hurricane Dorian aftermath in Marsh Harbour
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater forward deployed MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews medevac seven critical patients from the Marsh Harbour Clinic to Nassau, Bahamas for further medical care. (U.S. Coast Guard photo). MIAMI ­— Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews, forward deployed to Andros Island, medevaced 19 people from the Marsh Harbour Clinic to Nassau International...

Coast Guard deploys crews for Hurricane Dorian response

Coast Guard deploys crews for Hurricane Dorian response
Coast Guard air crews and health service technicians are briefed at Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater before a C-130 flight to Andros Island in preparation for Hurricane Dorian response, Sept. 2, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Ayla Kelley.) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard is deploying members and assets from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater in preparation for Hurricane...

Coast Guard, Good Samaritans rescue 2 boaters in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard, Good Samaritans rescue 2 boaters in the U.S. Virgin Islands
A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter deployed to Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen, Puerto Rico sits on the deck of the hanger Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019 standing by to assist in any search and rescue or post-storm missions.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Carlos Gonzalez SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews and a good Samaritan rescued two boaters during separate...

Coast Guard medevacs fishing master 104 miles west of Ft. Myers

Coast Guard medevacs fishing master 104 miles west of Ft. Myers
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— A Coast Guard crew medevaced a man experiencing abdominal pains Tuesday 104 miles offshore of Ft. Myers, Florida. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg command center watchstanders were notified by the commercial fishing vessel that the master of the boat had been in pain for more than 12 hours. Watchstanders launched an Coast...

Coast Guard conducts medevac 60 miles offshore from Long Boat Key, Fla.

Coast Guard conducts medevac 60 miles offshore from Long Boat Key, Fla.
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— A Coast Guard crew medevaced a male with chest pains Sunday evening 60 miles offshore from Long Boat Key, Fla. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg command center watchstanders were notified at 4:25 p.m., that an EPIRB had been activated and established communications. Coast Guard watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Air Station...