Coast Guard Air Station Savannah crew members recognized for Golden Ray rescue

Coast Guard Air Station Savannah crew members recognized for Golden Ray rescue
Rear Adm. Eric Jones and Master Chief Petty Officer Devin Spencer present Air Medals to Petty Officer 1st Class Eric Young and Petty Officer 2nd Class Nathan Newberg, at Coast Guard Air Station Savannah, Feb. 21, 2020 (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Dickinson) SAVANNAH, Ga. — Coast Guard Air Station Savannah crew members were recognized Friday for their response during the...

2 Coast Guardsmen meritoriously advanced during State of the Coast Guard Address

2 Coast Guardsmen meritoriously advanced during State of the Coast Guard Address
Petty Officer 2nd Class Emily Ford is pinned during her meritorious advancement ceremony to Petty Officer 1st Class at Nassau, Bahamas, Feb. 20, 2020. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. MIAMI — The Coast Guard Commandant, Adm. Karl Schultz, meritoriously advanced Petty Officer 2nd Class Emily Ford and Petty Officer 2nd Class Nathan Newberg during the State of the Coast Guard...

Coast Guard, Navy rescue 4 from disabled vessel after alert from distress signal

Coast Guard, Navy rescue 4 from disabled vessel after alert from distress signal
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Coast Guard and Navy crews rescued four mariners Thursday on a disabled fishing vessel 55-miles east of Mayport. The 37-foot fishing vessel Fish Bone notified the Coast Guard Wednesday via emergency position-indicating radio beacon (EPIRB)it had become disabled due to machinery failure. Coast Guard 7th District Command Center...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans locate, rescue overdue kayaker

Coast Guard, good Samaritans locate, rescue overdue kayaker
A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew prepares to transport overdue kayaker David Larkin, Jan. 4, 2020, after partner agencies located him.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coast Guard along with partner agencies and good Samaritans located and rescued an overdue kayaker on the South Newport River, Saturday. Rescued was David Larkin, 53. At approximately 4:30...

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for overdue kayaker

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for overdue kayaker
The Coast Guard along with partner agencies are searching for David Larkin, a 53-year-old overdue kayaker, Jan. 4, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coast Guard along with partner agencies are searching for an overdue kayaker on Cross Tide Creek inland of St. Catherine’s Island, Saturday. Missing is David Larkin, 53. At 8 p.m. Friday, Coast Guard Sector Charleston...

Coast Guard locates, hoists missing hunter on Ossabaw Island

Coast Guard locates, hoists missing hunter on Ossabaw Island
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard located and hoisted a missing hunter on Ossabaw Island, Georgia, Friday. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew located, hoisted and transported the hunter to Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) personnel to a nearby...

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters near Folly River

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters near Folly River
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued two people from a disabled sailing vessel near the Folly River Entrance, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew hoisted the two boaters and transported them to Charleston Executive Airport with no medical concerns. At...

Coast Guard medevacs hunter from Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Coast Guard medevacs hunter from Savannah National Wildlife Refuge
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson SAVANNAH, Ga. — Coast Guard crews medevaced an injured hunter Sunday from the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge. The 45-year-old male injured their ankle while hunting. Coast Guard Air Station Savannah watchstanders received an emergency call from the hunter and launched an MH-65 Dolphin...

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers on Tybee Island

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers on Tybee Island
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued two kayakers Saturday after they became stranded on Tybee Island, Georgia. At approximately 6 p.m., a Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew landed on Tybee Island beach and located the kayakers. The Dolphin crew embarked...