Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley returns home after 40-day, 5,000-mile patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley returns home after 40-day, 5,000-mile patrol
A crewmember aboard a 26-foot over-the-horizon boat prepares to come alongside Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley while underway in the Bering Sea.  U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo by Ensign Richard Zogby. KODIAK, Alaska — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley (WMEC 39) returned to their homeport in Kodiak Sunday, following a 40-day deployment throughout the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands. Since...

Coast Guard to set safety zone during Red Bull event in Mississippi River

Coast Guard to set safety zone during Red Bull event in Mississippi River
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is scheduled to set safety zones in the Mississippi River, Saturday, near St. Paul, Minnesota during a Red Bull sponsored event. This zone will be in effect on Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Vessels other than participants and spectators will be unable to transit through the designated spectator area from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. without permission...

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.