Coast Guard Cutter Stratton returns home following 105-day deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton returns home following 105-day deployment
Coast Guard Cutter Stratton moored in Kodiak, Alaska, May 15, 2021.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Coast Guard Cutter Stratton personnel ALAMEDA, Calif. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL 752) returned to their homeport Friday following a combined 105-day deployment to Alaska and their biannual shipboard training off the coast of San Diego. Stratton’s crew, along with an embarked...

Coast Guard mobilizes forward operating location Cordova

Coast Guard mobilizes forward operating location Cordova
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew prepares for take off from a helipad in Cordova, Alaska, May 1, 2020.  U.S. Coast Guard Courtesy photo by Lt. Scott Kellerman KODIAK, Alaska — Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak crews opened up a seasonal aviation support facility Saturday in Cordova, Alaska in advance of summer fisheries. Air Station Kodiak aircrews transferred an MH-60...

Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro return home from final patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro return home from final patrol
The Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro (WHEC 724) is pictured during their last Bering Sea patrol, in which the crew conducted boarding evolutions of the fishing fleet and were available to respond to search and rescue cases in March 2021.  U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. KODIAK, Alaska — The crew aboard Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro, the service’s last operational 378’ high endurance cutter,...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing helicopter pilot near Kodiak

Coast Guard suspends search for missing helicopter pilot near Kodiak
Coast Guard Cutter Stratton file photo by Lt. Brian Dykens JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard suspended the search for the missing helicopter pilot near Kodiak, Alaska, Wednesday. Still missing is Andy Teuber from Anchorage, who was reportedly flying a black and white Robinson R66 helicopter. Coast Guard boat and aircrews dedicated over 13 hours of search time and covered approximately 888 square nautical...

Coast Guard searching for overdue helicopter near Kodiak, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for overdue helicopter near Kodiak, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue helicopter approximately 66 nautical miles northeast of Kodiak, Alaska. Missing is Andy Teuber from Anchorage, last seen wearing a hat, black sweater, and jeans. The helicopter he’s reported to be flying is a black and white Robinson R66 with the tail number N1767. Searching for him are...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from vessel near Cold Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs woman from vessel near Cold Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt FredricksonKODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard medevaced a woman from a fishing vessel approximately 101 miles northwest of Cold Bay, Alaska, Sunday. An Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted the woman at 10 p.m. and safely transported her to a LifeMed flight team in Cold Bay for further transport to Anchorage. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs man 30 miles off Cold Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man 30 miles off Cold Bay, 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 medevacs a man from a fishing vessel Sunday approximately 30 miles northeast of Cold Bay, Alaska. The Jayhawk aircrew hoisted the man at approximately 10:30 p.m. and transferred him to the local Cold Bay medical clinic to wait for further transport...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Cold Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man near Cold Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson COLD BAY, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced an ailing man from a fishing boat Wednesday near Cold Bay. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew launched from Forward Operating Location (FOL) Cold Bay and hoisted the man, who was experiencing symptoms of appendicitis, and brought him to Cold Bay where he was placed in the care of awaiting...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing mariners off Midway Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing mariners off Midway Island
The Yong-Yu-Sing No. 18 was located adrift on Jan. 1 with a missing life raft and no signs of the 10 crewmembers. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Barbers Point HONOLULU — The Coast Guard has suspended the active search Wednesday for the 10 crewmembers of the Taiwan fishing vessel, Yong-Yu-Sing No. 18, who went missing approximately 550-miles northeast of Midway Island. “As a lifesaving...