Coast Guard, partners medevac mariner from fishing vessel off Hawaii

Coast Guard, partners medevac mariner from fishing vessel off Hawaii
US Air Force HC-130J Combat King II file photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Air Force, and Navy successfully medevaced a 73-year-old mariner from the 84-foot commercial fishing vessel Lady Alice 150 miles east of Hilo, Friday. A Navy Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 37 MH-60 Seahawk aircrew transported the mariner directly to Queen’s Medical Center. He was reportedly in stable condition. “One...

Coast Guard, Air National Guard conduct long-range joint rescue mission

Coast Guard, Air National Guard conduct long-range joint rescue mission
HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopters (U.S. Air Force file photo by Captain Michael O’Hagan) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard and California Air National Guard completed a four-day, long-range, joint rescue mission to medevac a critically injured 39-year-old man aboard a cargo ship located about 1,300 miles west of San Francisco, Friday. The motor vessel Ocean Applaud contacted 11th Coast Guard District command...