Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman in Revillagigedo Channel, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman in Revillagigedo Channel, Alaska
A Coast Guard Station Ketchikan 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew approaches the fishing vessel Lake Bay to medevac an injured 58-year-old man off the vessel in Revillagigedo Channel, 18 miles southeast of Ketchikan, Alaska, Aug. 5, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo by Sarah Hines. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Ketchikan 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew medevaced an injured 58-year-old...

Coast Guard Air Station Sitka medevacs injured logger near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard Air Station Sitka medevacs injured logger near Ketchikan, Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced an injured logger from a logging camp on Cleveland Peninsula near Ketchikan, Alaska, Wednesday. The Jayhawk helicopter crew landed on the beach, transferred the injured logger onto their aircraft and transported him to awaiting emergency medical services in Ketchikan. Coast Guard 17th District command center...

Southeast Alaska Mass Rescue Exercise 2009

JUNEAU, Alaska – The City of Ketchikan Alaska, Holland America Line, Customs and Border Protection, and Coast Guard Sector Juneau have initiated planning efforts to jointly sponsor a mass rescue exercise simulating the joint response to the evacuation of a cruise ship in Southeast Alaska.