Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley Returns to Kodiak from Bering Sea Patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley Returns to Kodiak from Bering Sea Patrol
A Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley boat crew prepares to return to the cutter following the transport of a hunting party to Adak Island June 11, 2021. The Alex Haley anchored overnight, allowing crew members to explore a remote island that was once home to a Navy Base. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley. KODIAK, Alaska —The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley returned...

Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley conducts change of command ceremony in Dutch Harbor

Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley conducts change of command ceremony in Dutch Harbor
Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley file photo. KODIAK, Alaska — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley conducted a change of command ceremony May 19 in Dutch Harbor, Alaska. Capt. Benjamin Golightly transferred command of the Alex Haley, a 282-foot medium endurance cutter, to Cmdr. Brian Whisler. Rear Adm. Peter Gautier, the deputy commander of Coast Guard Pacific Area, presided over the ceremony. Golightly’s...

Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley returns to homeport

Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley returns to homeport
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew based out of Air Station Kodiak and deployed aboard Cutter Alex Haley, hoists a fisherman from the fishing vessel Magnus Martens Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2020, after he suffered a severe leg injury. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jasen Newman) KODIAK, Alaska – The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley returned to homeport in Kodiak, Alaska, following...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Dutch Harbor, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man near Dutch Harbor, Alaska
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew  prepares for an in-flight refueling at sea evolution during a search and rescue case near Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Benjamin DeGroot) DUTCH HARBOR, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured fisherman Wednesday in the Bering Sea, about 80 miles northeast of Dutch Harbor. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew based...

Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley returns to homeport

Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley returns to homeport
Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley file photo KODIAK, Alaska — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley returned to homeport in Kodiak, Alaska, Thursday, following an 85-day deployment throughout the Gulf of Alaska and Bering Sea. The crew patrolled more than 11,000 miles for approximately three months and safeguarded a $5.9 billion fishing industry, and enabled search and rescue coverage in an area...

Coast Guard medevacs man 100 miles off Cold Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man 100 miles off Cold Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a fishing vessel Tuesday approximately 100 miles northwest of Cold Bay. An Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted the man at 6:55 a.m. and transferred him to awaiting emergency medical services in Cold Bay for further transport to Anchorage. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in water near Dutch Harbor

Coast Guard suspends search for person in water near Dutch Harbor
The Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley  with a Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter. U.S. Coast Guard file photo. JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a possible person in the water near Dutch Harbor. Still missing is 33-year-old Steven Mencer, last seen wearing a neon green pullover rain jacket with orange and black pants. Coast Guard boat and aircrews searched...

Coast Guard searching for possible person in water near Dutch Harbor

Coast Guard searching for possible person in water near Dutch Harbor
Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water near Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Thursday. Missing is 33-year-old Steven Mencer, last seen wearing a neon green pullover rain jacket with orange and black pants. Mencer was reported missing after failing to report to crew check-in while the  164-foot fishing vessel Alaska Mist,...

Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley returns home after 40-day, 5,000-mile patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley returns home after 40-day, 5,000-mile patrol
A crewmember aboard a 26-foot over-the-horizon boat prepares to come alongside Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley while underway in the Bering Sea.  U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo by Ensign Richard Zogby. KODIAK, Alaska — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley (WMEC 39) returned to their homeport in Kodiak Sunday, following a 40-day deployment throughout the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands. Since...