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...

Coast Guard medevacs woman near Boswell Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs woman near Boswell Bay, Alaska
Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated a woman Wednesday evening near Boswell Bay, Alaska. A MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Forward Operating Location Cordova, hoisted and transported the injured 63-year-old woman from her property on Hinchinbrook Island to awaiting emergency medical services personnel at...

Coast Guard monitors container ship lubricant leak in Anchorage

Coast Guard monitors container ship lubricant leak in Anchorage
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Coast Guard personnel are working with partner agencies to monitor a lubricant leak from a container ship transiting to Anchorage, Alaska, Saturday. On Thursday evening, personnel at the Coast Guard Sector Anchorage Command Center received a notification that the 645-foot container ship Maunalei, was leaking lubricant while transiting to the Port of Alaska. The vessel, owned...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner from vessel in Kukak Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs mariner from vessel in Kukak Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a mariner on Friday in Kukak Bay, Alaska. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Kodiak hoisted and transported the injured man from the 30-foot vessel, Wilderness 4, to awaiting Emergency Services Personnel at the air station. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage...

Coast Guard Marine Safety Task Force operates out of Nome

Coast Guard Marine Safety Task Force operates out of Nome
Ens. Adrian Arcia (left) and Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Dawson (center) fly with an Alaska Army National Guard aircrew aboard an UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter out of Nome, Alaska, July 30, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Nate Littlejohn) ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard members from Sector Anchorage returned to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Wednesday after conducting...