Coast Guard demobilizes St. Paul, Cold Bay, Alaska, forward operating locations

Coast Guard demobilizes St. Paul, Cold Bay, Alaska, forward operating locations
A U.S. Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter  flies over an active volcano near Cold Bay, Alaska, Feb. 7, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Bradley Pigage) KODIAK, Alaska — Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrews demobilized forward operating locations in St. Paul and Cold Bay, March 15, concluding the supplemental coverage of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Chain. The aircrews...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 201 miles north of St. Paul, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 201 miles north of St. Paul, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward-deployed to St. Paul, approaches the fishing vessel Kari Marie to medevac a man from it, approximately 201 miles north of St. Paul, Alaska, Feb. 18, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward-deployed to St. Paul, medevaced a man from the fishing...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near St. Paul, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near St. Paul, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Forward Operating Location St. Paul Island medevaced a fisherman with circulatory complications from a fishing vessel 60 miles southwest of the island Tuesday. The 39 year-old fisherman was safely hoisted from the fishing vessel Baranof and flown to St. Paul where he was transferred to local emergency medical services. The 17th...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near St. Paul, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near St. Paul, Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward deployed to St. Paul, medevaced a crewmember from the 126-foot fishing vessel North Sea who was reportedly suffering seizure-like symptoms approximately 60 miles southwest of St. Paul Wednesday. The helicopter crew safely hoisted the patient from the North Sea and successfully transported the crewmember St....

Coast Guard deploys helicopter crews to St. Paul, Alaska

Coast Guard deploys helicopter crews to St. Paul, Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska — Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak temporarily deployed two MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews to St. Paul, Alaska, Sunday to safeguard the crab fleet and other fishing vessels engaged in winter fisheries in Southwestern Alaska. With an increased number of vessels operating in the region, the Coast Guard deployed the crews to provide a more rapid response should the need arise. The forward...

Alaska Coast Guard units prepare for winter operations

Alaska Coast Guard units prepare for winter operations
KODIAK, Alaska – Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews are preparing to deploy to forward operating locations in St. Paul and Cold Bay in preparation for the upcoming winter fisheries Monday. The FOL in Cold Bay is scheduled to begin operations Oct. 15, for the start of the red king crab fishery. The FOL in St. Paul will open in January for the Opilio crab season. Air Station...