Coast Guard rescues 2 in Sapelo Sound

Coast Guard rescues 2 in Sapelo Sound
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 helicopter aircrew take a photo with the two men they rescued, April 29, 2022, in Savannah, Georgia.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued two men, Friday, after the sailing vessel Valkyrie became aground on a sandbar in Sapelo Sound, Georgia. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew hoisted the two...

Coast Guard rescues man in Little Back River, GA

Coast Guard rescues man in Little Back River, GA
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued an 81-year-old man, Sunday, after his 16-foot vessel began taking on water in Little Back River, Georgia. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew hoisted and transferred the man to emergency medical services at Savannah...

Coast Guard medevacs man 50 miles east of Charleston

Coast Guard medevacs man 50 miles east of Charleston
A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 helicopter aircrew medevaced John Gary Modin Apr. 20, 2022, aboard the fishing vessel Crystal C, 50 miles east of Charleston, South Carolina.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CHARLESTON, S.C.— The Coast Guard medevaced a man, Wednesday, aboard the fishing vessel Crystal C, 50 miles east of Charleston, South Carolina. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin...

Coast Guard medevacs man 16 miles east of Brunswick

Coast Guard medevacs man 16 miles east of Brunswick
Coast Guard Station Brunswick 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Anthony L. Soto. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 62-year-old crew member, Saturday, aboard the tug boat, Captain Sam, 16 miles east of Brunswick, Georgia. A Coast Guard Station Brunswick 45-foot Response Boat—Medium boat crew transferred the man to awaiting emergency medical services...

Coast Guard rescues 4 stranded kayakers on Little Tybee Island

Coast Guard rescues 4 stranded kayakers on Little Tybee Island
A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah helicopter aircrew rescues four stranded kayakers on Little Tybee Island, Georgia, Mar. 12, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Savannah) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued four men, Saturday, who were stranded due to inclement weather on Little Tybee Island, Georgia. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew...

Coast Guard medevacs woman near Cumberland Island

Coast Guard medevacs woman near Cumberland Island
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CHARLESTON, S.C.— The Coast Guard medevaced an 89-year-old woman Sunday from a 23-foot aground boat near Cumberland Island, Georgia. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew transferred the 89-year-old woman to the University of Florida Health Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. A commercial salvage captain notified Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs man 12 miles east of Brunswick

Coast Guard medevacs man 12 miles east of Brunswick
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Lehmann. BRUNSWICK, Ga.— The Coast Guard medevaced a 35 year-old-man, Thursday, from the motor vessel Morning Capo approximately 12 miles east of Brunswick, Georgia. A Coast Guard Station Brunswick 45-foot Response Boat—Medium boat crew arrived on scene at 6:20 a.m. and transferred the man to awaiting EMS at...

Coast Guard holds groundbreaking ceremony for Tybee Island facility

Coast Guard holds groundbreaking ceremony for Tybee Island facility
Coast Guard leadership from local units break ground for new construction during a groundbreaking ceremony at Coast Guard Station Tybee, Georgia, Jan. 12, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Micallef) SAVANNAH, Ga. — Coast Guard Station Tybee crewmembers held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new 25,000 square-foot multipurpose building in Savannah, Georgia, Wednesday. Master...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from water in Sapelo Sound

SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coast Guard rescued two men from the water in Sapelo Sound after their vessel capsized, Friday. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew hoisted two men from the water and transported them to Hunter Army Airfield with no medical concerns. Both survivors were wearing life jackets. Coast Guard Sector Charleston watchstanders received a Mayday call on VHF...