Coast Guard member receives award for Hurricane Florence rescue

Coast Guard member receives award for Hurricane Florence rescue
Capt. John McCarthy, commanding officer of Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento, presents Petty Officer 2nd Class David Paquin, an aviation survival technician, the Distinguished Flying Cross award during a ceremony held at Air Station Sacrament in McClellan, California, Aug. 21, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jordan Akiyama) MCCLELLAN, Calif. — A Coast Guard aircrew member...

Coast Guard searching after fishing vessel floods 85 miles off Cape Flattery, WA

Coast Guard searching after fishing vessel floods 85 miles off Cape Flattery, WA
Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento C-27J Spartan file photo by Lt. Scott Handlin SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued one fisherman from a lifeboat early Tuesday morning after a 66-foot commercial fishing boat began to take on water about 85 miles offshore of Cape Flattery with three people aboard. Watchstanders at multiple Coast Guard units received a VHF radio hail for help at about 2 a.m. from a...

Coast Guard rescues injured fisherman 150 miles offshore Yaquina Bay, OR

Coast Guard rescues injured fisherman 150 miles offshore Yaquina Bay, OR
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoists an injured fisherman from a commercial fishing boat operating about 150 miles offshore from Yaquina Bay, Oregon, Aug. 4, 2020. U.S. Coast Guard photo. SEATTLE – The Coast Guard medevaced an injured fisherman Tuesday from a 63-foot commercial fishing boat operating about 150 miles offshore from Yaquina Bay, Oregon. Rescued was Nathanial Miller, 24. Watchstanders...