Coast Guard Sector Sault Ste Marie presents lifesaving award to National Park Service members

Coast Guard Sector Sault Ste Marie presents lifesaving award to National Park Service members
Members of Coast Guard Sector Sault Ste Marie, Michigan, presented members of the National Park Service in Isle Royale, Minnesota, with a lifesaving award Sept. 13, 2016, for their efforts which lead to the rescue of two girls earlier in the year. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAULT STE MARIE, Michigan – The Coast Guard presented members of the National Park Service in Isle Royale, Minnesota, with a lifesaving...

Satellite beacon guides Coast Guard helicopter, park rangers to injured woman in Isle Royale National Park

Satellite beacon guides Coast Guard helicopter, park rangers to injured woman in Isle Royale National Park
CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard conducted a medical evacuation of an injured woman from Isle Royale National Park, Michigan, Monday, evening. At about 3 p.m., a search-and-rescue coordinator at Joint Rescue Coordination Centre Trenton, Ontario received a distress beacon from a search-and-rescue-satellite-aided-tracking of a a personal locator beacon on the Northeastern side of Isle Royale National Park. Moments...