Coast Guard medevacs man from ATV crash on St. Lawrence Island, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from ATV crash on St. Lawrence Island, Alaska
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson JUNEAU, Alaska — A MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Forward Operating Location Kotzebue rescued a man who crashed his ATV on St. Lawrence Island, Alaska, at 3:32 a.m., Friday. The helicopter crew arrived on scene,...

Coast Guard FOL Kotzebue assists 4 on disabled vessel in Kotzebue

Coast Guard FOL Kotzebue assists 4 on disabled vessel in Kotzebue
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews forward deployed to Kotzebue assisted the rescue of four people Monday aboard a disabled vessel on Imuruk Lagoon near Kotzebue and located two missing people in Point Hope. A volunteer search and rescue crew from Brevig Mission arrived on scene Monday morning...

Coast Guard kicks off Arctic Shield 2017 operations in Arctic

Coast Guard kicks off Arctic Shield 2017 operations in Arctic
Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard kicked off Arctic Shield 2017 operations throughout Arctic waters Saturday with the opening of a forward operating location in Kotzebue. As part of operation Arctic Shield 2017, the Coast Guard will deploy cutters, aircraft and personnel to engage in operations encompassing a variety of Coast Guard missions from Dutch Harbor...

Coast Guard, Alaska ANG deliver supplies for forward operating location in Kotzebue, Alaska

Coast Guard, Alaska ANG deliver supplies for forward operating location in Kotzebue, Alaska
Tech. Sgt. Tom Hough (right), a loadmaster assigned to the 249th Airlift Squadron with the Alaska Air National Guard, signals to raise a pallet of equipment and supplies to load onboard a C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft at Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak in Kodiak, Alaska, June 19, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Bill Colclough. ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Coast Guard and the...

Coast Guard rescues injured ATV rider near Nome, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues injured ATV rider near Nome, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Forward Operating Location Kotzebue rescued a 70-year-old man who was injured while operating an all terrain vehicle approximately 34 miles northeast of Nome, Alaska, Thursday. The Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced the ATV rider and transferred him to awaiting emergency medical services personnel in Nome. Coast Guard 17th...