Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship near Cordova, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship near Cordova, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a woman with a head injury from a cruise ship southeast of Cordova, Thursday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak hoisted the 68-year-old woman at approximately 10 p.m. and transferred her to an awaiting LifeMed aircraft crew in Cordova. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard Station Valdez rescues 2 men near Busby Island, Prince William Sound, Alaska

Coast Guard Station Valdez rescues 2 men near Busby Island, Prince William Sound, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Valdez Response Boat-Medium boat crew rescued two men from the 21-foot pleasure cruiser Gaillea after it ran aground approximately six miles off Busby Island, in Prince William Sound, Alaska, Saturday morning. A Station Valdez RB-M boat crew and several good Samaritan vessels coordinated efforts...

Three Coast Guard aircrews transit more than 1,200 miles to medevac man from fishing vessel

Three Coast Guard aircrews transit more than 1,200 miles to medevac man from fishing vessel
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew swaps with another Jayhawk aircrew in Cold Bay, Alaska, to conduct a long-range medevac 190 miles west of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Aug. 6, 2018. An HC-130 Hercules aircrew assisted by providing a communications platform and transporting the extra Jayhawk aircrew. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Jeff Mistrick. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Cordova, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Cordova, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew medevaced a 51-year-old man from the fishing vessel Devotion 34 miles southwest of Cordova, Alaska, Aug. 4, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevaced a man from the fishing vessel Devotion 34 miles southwest of Cordova, Alaska, Saturday. To better facilitate...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship in Chukchi Sea near Kotzebue, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship in Chukchi Sea near Kotzebue, 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 medevaced a man from the cruise ship Silver Explorer 150 miles west northwest from Kotzebue, Alaska, Friday. The Jayhawk aircrew hoisted a 35-year-old man from the 318-foot Silver Explorer and safely transported him to awaiting emergency medical...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water in Nushagak Bay

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water in Nushagak Bay
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard has suspended their search for a man reportedly missing after the fishing vessel he was on capsized with two other people aboard in Nushagak Bay, south of Dillingham, Alaska, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, Alaska State Trooper personnel and good Samaritans...

Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewmember 20 miles north of Kodiak

Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewmember 20 miles north of Kodiak
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak Jayhawk aircrew, Base Kodiak fire department personnel and City of Kodiak emergency medical personnel prepare to transfer a 47-year-old man to an awaiting ambulance at Air Station Kodiak, Alaska, July 25, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Charly Hengen. ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced...

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard in Ugashik Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard in Ugashik Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard suspended its search Friday for a man reported overboard from the 190-foot fishing vessel Cape Greig in Ugashik Bay, Alaska. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules aircraft crew, a Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and nine good Samaritan vessels searched a total of 13-square...

Coast Guard opens Forward Operating Location Kotzebue

Coast Guard opens Forward Operating Location Kotzebue
Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopters sit in an Alaska Army National Guard hangar in Kotzebue, Alaska, June 29, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Brad Pigage. JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard opened Forward Operating Location Kotzebue, Alaska, in support of Arctic Shield 2018 operations throughout the Arctic region Sunday. As part of Operation Arctic...