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 Delivers Air National Guard Pararescueman 1400 Miles

From the Editor: Over the last two days, the Coast Guard and California Air National Guard have worked together to conduct a long-range medevac 1,400 miles southwest of San Diego. A Coast Guard C-130 Hercules aircraft, from Air Station Sacramento flew five Pararescueman, from the 129th Rescue Wing California Air National Guard at Moffett Air Field, to conduct a medevac of a 57-year-old male off the...

Coast Guard Planning Rescue of Two From Ship 750 Miles North of Saipan

HAGATNA, Guam– From a 24-hour command center here in Apra Harbor, the U.S. Coast Guard is coordinating the medevac of two male crew members from a an ocean-going bulk carrier 750 nautical miles north of Saipan. The two container ship crew members are in critical condition after an accident aboard the vessel Sept. 26. A U.S. Air Force long-range aircraft from Kadena Air Force Base in Japan is...