Coast Guard forward deploys helicopters to reduce response time to Opilio crab fleet

USCG MH-60 Jayhawk file photo KODIAK, Alaska – Coast Guard helicopter crews from Kodiak are deploying to the Bering Sea to better safeguard the crab fleet and other fishing vessels engaged in ground fisheries throughout the winter months. Due to an increased number of vessels operating in the region, the Coast Guard is forward deploying two MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopters and crews Saturday...

Coast Guard medevacs man eight nautical miles west of St. George

JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter crew from a forward operating location in St. Paul safely transferred a crewmember aboard a fishing vessel 8 nautical miles west of St. George Island reportedly suffering from abdominal pain Monday.