From the Bridge Wing 9-3-2013

From the Bridge Wing 9-3-2013
Official Blogs Ready Coast Guard: Are You Prepared? – Coast Guard All Hands blog As our nation’s first responders, we handle emergencies and help people every day. But what if disaster strikes close to home? Floods, earthquakes, widespread power outages, chemical releases or other emergencies have the potential to impact millions of people, including our own families, for days at a time....

Coast Guard, agency partners locate missing hunters near Klawock, Alaska

Coast Guard, agency partners locate missing hunters near Klawock, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers and Klawock Search and Rescue assisted two missing hunters near Klawock, Saturday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka located the two men in good condition and transported them to a search staging location in Klawock set up by search parties on the ground. Coast Guard Sector Juneau command center watchstanders...

Coast Guard, sheriffs locate missing hunter near Lake Salvador

Coast Guard, sheriffs locate missing hunter near Lake Salvador
NEW ORLEANS — A Coast Guard aircrew and sheriff’s boatcrew located a 64-year-old hunter after his boat sank in the marshes on the northern edge of Lake Salvador, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office of a missing man at approximately 2 a.m. The man reportedly boarded a 15-foot aluminum boat from...