Coast Guard conducts medevac in Glacier Bay, Alaska from cruise ship Coral Princess

Coast Guard conducts medevac in Glacier Bay, Alaska from cruise ship Coral Princess
JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced an injured passenger from a cruise ship in Glacier Bay Friday. The Jayhawk crew safely hoisted the passenger, who was reportedly suffering from stroke-like symptoms, and transported her to Juneau for further transport to Bartlett Regional Hospital by emergency medical services. Coast Guard 17th District command center...

Coast Guard Cutter Valiant returns to homeport

USCG file photoMIAMI – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Valiant is scheduled to return home to Miami Beach, Fla., from a 50-day patrol, Wednesday. The crew of the Valiant got underway Sept. 7 for a seven-week Caribbean Sea patrol. It was the cutter’s first patrol with new commanding officer, Cmdr. John C. Dettleff. During a logistics stop in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Oct. 13 and 14, Valiant personnel...

Coast Guard helicopter aircrew airlifts man from cruise ship

MIAMI – A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated a man from a cruise ship suffering from a heart condition Monday night. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Valiant received a request for a medical evacuation from the cruise ship, Coral Princess at approximately 6 p.m., Monday. The patient was suffering from a heart condition and required immediate transfer to an emergency care facility. Valiant’s...