Coast Guard, good Samaritan assist grounded vessel in Hood Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assist grounded vessel in Hood Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan assisted a man in a grounded vessel Saturday in Hood Bay, Alaska. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew arrived on scene and landed nearby the beached vessel, transferred a pump to keep up with the flooding, and assisted the owner secure the boat to shore. The good...

Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick holds change of command

Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick holds change of command
Coast Guard Cutter John F. McCormick file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Loumania Stewart. KETCHIKAN, Alaska — Lt. Joseph Sullivan-Springhetti relieved Lt. Cmdr. Timothy Ozimek as commanding officer of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick (WPC 1121) in a change of command ceremony at Coast Guard Base Ketchikan, Thursday. Capt. Stephen White, commanding officer of Coast Guard Sector Juneau, presided...

Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in joint law enforcement operation

Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in joint law enforcement operation
Petty Officer 1st Class Devon Waite, a member of Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Diego (91109), and canine Bingo conduct a vehicle sweep aboard the Alaska Marine Highway System ferry vessel Tustumena in Kodiak, Alaska, June 27, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lauren Dean. JUNEAU, Alaska – Law enforcement authorities from the Coast Guard, Coast Guard Investigative...

Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick holds change of command

Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick holds change of command
The families of the incoming and outgoing commanding officers for the cutter John McCormick take a photo following a change of command ceremony June 15, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo. KETCHIKAN, Alaska — Lt. Tim Ozimek relieved Lt. Mike Moyseowicz as commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick in a change of command ceremony Friday afternoon at Coast Guard Base Ketchikan. Capt....

Coast Guard, NOAA conduct joint boardings in the Gulf of Alaska

Coast Guard, NOAA conduct joint boardings in the Gulf of Alaska
Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick pose with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration enforcement officer Tim Coffey after completing joint law enforcement boardings of commercial fishing vessels in the Gulf of Alaska, May 11, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Hailey Thompson. JUNEAU, Alaska — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick and an officer from...

Coast Guard suspends search for man reported missing north of Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for man reported missing north of Sitka, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick File Photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska –The Coast Guard suspended their search Monday night for a man reported missing approximately 30 miles north of Sitka in Peril Strait. Missing is Sean Paffenbarger. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick, a boatcrew from Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Sitka,...

Coast Guard responds to emergency distress signal about 30 miles north of Sitka

Coast Guard responds to emergency distress signal about 30 miles north of Sitka
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 File Photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard, along with the Alaska State Troopers and Sitka Mountain Rescue, are searching for a missing male in response to an emergency distress signal activated from an inReach device approximately 30 miles north of Sitka in Peril Strait, Sunday afternoon. Missing is Sean Paffenbarger. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60...

Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick crew conducts joint operations with Customs and Border Protection

Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick crew conducts joint operations with Customs and Border Protection
A crew of the Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick conducts joint customs operations with a Customs and Border Protection enforcement officer aboard the cutters smallboat five miles offshore of Dixon Entrance Feb. 17, 2018.  Photo courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard. JUNEAU, Alaska – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick conducted joint customs operations with a Customs and Border Protection enforcement...

Ketchikan based Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick receives Hopley Yeaton award

Ketchikan based Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick receives Hopley Yeaton award
Members of the Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick alongside the parents of it’s commanding officer, receive the 2017 Hopley Yeaton Cutter Excellence Award (small cutter). Photo courtesy of United States Coast Guard. JUNEAU, Alaska — The Douglas Munro Chapter of the Surface Navy Association awarded the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick with the 2017 Hopley Yeaton Cutter Excellence...