Coast Guard aircrew medevacs crewmember near Cordova

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs crewmember near Cordova
Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrew, forward deployed to Cordova, Alaska, medically evacuated a 68-year-old crewmember from a fishing vessel near Cordova, Tuesday. The MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew safely hoisted and transported the patient to commercial services in Cordova for further medical care. On...

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs 14-year-old from cabin on Afognak Island

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs 14-year-old from cabin on Afognak Island
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated a 14-year-old boy from a cabin on Afognak Island near Graveyard Point, Friday. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter arrived on scene and safely transported the young man and his father to awaiting Emergency Medical Services personnel...

Coast Guard Cutter Fir crew saves fishing vessel from running aground

Coast Guard Cutter Fir crew saves fishing vessel from running aground
Coast Guard Cutter Fir’s crew saved an unmanned, adrift fishing vessel less than one mile from running aground in Dry Spruce Bay, Alaska, Sunday. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Fir. ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard Cutter Fir’s crew saved an unmanned, adrift fishing vessel less than one mile from running aground in Dry Spruce Bay, Alaska, Jan. 23, 2022. Fir’s crew launched...

Coast Guard wraps up 2021 task force initiative in Arctic, Western Alaska

Coast Guard wraps up 2021 task force initiative in Arctic, Western Alaska
Petty Officer 2nd Class Craig Bennett, a marine science technician with the Coast Guard Marine Safety Task Force (MSTF), inspects a fuel oil storage facility in Teller, Alaska, July 20, 2021. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Melissa E. F. McKenzie. By Petty Officer 1st Class Nate Littlejohn ANCHORAGE, Alaska — 2021 marked a milestone for the Coast Guard’s Marine Safety Task Force...

Coast Guard hoists four fishermen from Black Rock on Kodiak Island

Coast Guard hoists four fishermen from Black Rock on Kodiak Island
A Coast Guard C-130 Hercules aircraft forward-looking infrared camera captures fishing vessel Laura aground near Black Rock in Kodiak, Alaska, Nov. 1, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Kodiak) KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard rescued four fishermen from Black Rock in Kodiak Monday. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew deployed a rescue swimmer, hoisted the crewmembers,...

Coast Guard concludes Operation Arctic Shield 2021

Coast Guard concludes Operation Arctic Shield 2021
A Coast Guard Air Station crew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter, operates in Forward Operating Location Kotzebue, Alaska, Sept. 18, 2021. Coast Guard file photo by Lt. Scott Kellerman. JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard will conclude its annual Arctic Shield operations on Sunday with the seasonal closure of its Forward Operating Location in Kotzebue, Alaska. Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrews...

Coast Guard rescues overdue boater from Lazy Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues overdue boater from Lazy Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard rescued an overdue boater Friday, from Lazy Bay in Kodiak, Alaska. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew deployed a rescue swimmer, hoisted the boater and safely transported him to the local cannery. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Anchorage command center received...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Whittier, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Whittier, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt FredricksonJUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing person near Whittier, Alaska, Saturday. Still missing is Victor Moreno, who was last seen wearing a green jacket, green pants, and brown boots. The Coast Guard suspended the search after Coast Guard boat and aircrews dedicated over 13 hours of search time and...

Coast Guard searches for person in the water near Surprise Cove, Cochrane Bay

Coast Guard searches for person in the water near Surprise Cove, Cochrane Bay
Coast Guard 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Surprise Cove and Cochrane Bay, approximately 10 nautical miles east of Whitter, Alaska, Saturday. Missing is 60-year-old Victor Moreno, who was last seen wearing a green jacket, green pants, and brown boots. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage watchstanders received a report...