Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel south of Dutch Harbor

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel south of Dutch Harbor
Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Alex Morris,  hoists a 48-year-old man into an Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter 220 miles south of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Jan. 11, 2023. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Scott Kellerman. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrew, forward-deployed to Cold Bay, medically evacuated a mariner from a vessel 220 miles south of Dutch Harbor, Alaska,...

Coast Guard rescues 3 men, 1 dog near Whittier, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 3 men, 1 dog near Whittier, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 aircrew rescued three men and one dog after their boat ran aground on Esther Island, Dec. 12, 2022.  U.S. Coast Guard Courtesy photo. KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued three men and one dog Monday after their boat ran aground on Esther Island. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Air Station Kodiak located and hoisted the three men and dog, who...

Coast Guard Sector Anchorage awarded Bud Sparks Award

Coast Guard Sector Anchorage awarded Bud Sparks Award
Coast Guard Sector Anchorage was awarded the 2021 Rear Adm. Bennett “Bud” Sparks award for the under 100 reservist assigned category during a ceremony on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Nov. 5, 2022.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Nate Littlejohn. ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard Sector Anchorage has been awarded the 2021 Rear Adm. Bennett “Bud” Sparks...

Coast Guard tows vessel with 2 people aboard to safety in Valdez

Coast Guard tows vessel with 2 people aboard to safety in Valdez
Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Nate Littlejohn JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guard Station Valdez crewmembers towed a disabled vessel with two people aboard to Valdez, Thursday. A Station Valdez 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew arrived on scene at approximately 5:50 p.m. Wednesday evening, and towed the disabled 24-foot pleasure craft Bluff...

Coast Guard returns from Typhoon Merbok response in Western Alaska

Coast Guard returns from Typhoon Merbok response in Western Alaska
Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Houvener (center) and Petty Officer 2nd Class Hamilton Cleverdon greet a representative in the community of Diomede, Alaska, Sept. 21, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Tobias Hofmann) ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard Sector Anchorage members returned to Anchorage Monday after response efforts in 32 Arctic and Western Alaska communities...

Coast Guard responding following western Alaska storm

Coast Guard responding following western Alaska storm
An aerial view taken during a search and rescue and damage assessment in Shishmaref, Alaska, shows the damage caused by Typhoon Merbok, on Sept. 18, 2022.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ian Gray. ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Coast Guard, state and local agencies are responding to impacted communities following a historic storm that battered Alaska’s western coast over the weekend. An...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship near Hinchinbrook, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship near Hinchinbrook, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard medevaced a 68-year-old man from the cruise ship Nieuw Amsterdam, approximately 12 nautical miles south of Hinchinbrook, Alaska, Saturday. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew arrived on scene at approximately 1:09 p.m., hoisted the patient and staff nurse, and transported...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner from vessel near Kodiak, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs mariner from vessel near Kodiak, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Charly Hengen. KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a mariner Sunday near Kodiak, Alaska. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Air Station Kodiak hoisted and transported the injured man from the 252-foot fishing vessel, American Triumph, to awaiting Emergency Services Personnel...

Coast Guard rescues 3 mariners from Copper River near Cordova

Coast Guard rescues 3 mariners from Copper River near Cordova
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued three people after their raft ran aground in the Copper River near Cordova, Alaska, Wednesday morning. An Air Station Kodiak aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter hoisted and transported the three mariners from the Copper River to awaiting emergency medical services personnel...