Coast Guard opens seasonal FOL in Kotzebue, Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrews opened a seasonal forward operating location (FOL) yesterday in​ Kotzebue, Alaska. Air Station Kodiak aircrews transferred​ aviation airframes​ and equipment to​ Kotzebue​ to reduce response time to the Bering Strait and Northern Slope​ regions​ in anticipation of historically increased maritime activity in that region during summer operations.​ Leer másCoast Guard opens seasonal FOL in Kotzebue, Alaska[…]

Coast Guard in search for overdue R66 helicopter near Kodiak, Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard is search for an overdue R66 helicopter approximately 66 nautical miles northeast of Kodiak, Alaska, Tuesday. Missing is Andy Teuber from Anchorage, last seen wearing a hat, black sweater, and jeans. The helicopter he’s reported to be flying is a black and white Robinson R66 with the tail number Leer másCoast Guard in search for overdue R66 helicopter near Kodiak, Alaska[…]

Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew rescue 4 boaters from Yamani Islets, Alaska

KODIAK, Alaska​ — A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter aircrew rescue four boaters Friday from Yamani Islets, 27 miles south of Sitka, Alaska.​ A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted the four boaters, a 50-year-old female, and her three children ages; 21, 17, and 13 from shore after their 15-foot vessel Leer másCoast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew rescue 4 boaters from Yamani Islets, Alaska[…]

The USCG and U.S. Border Patrol conducted a maritime patrol in Canadian border

JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guard (USCG) personnel partnered with U.S. Border Patrol agents near Southeast Alaska and the Canadian border, November 17-18, 2020 as a joint interagency effort to enforce border security, motor vessel safety and educate vessel operators on border crossing requirements. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130J Super Hercules aircrew provided logistical Leer másThe USCG and U.S. Border Patrol conducted a maritime patrol in Canadian border[…]

Coast Guard, USCGC John McCormick, rescue 2 from grounded​ vessel in Neka Bay

KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard, USCGC John McCormick crew, rescue two people, Tuesday from a grounded vessel, the fishing Reluctant, in Neka Bay, south of Hoonah. The Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick arrived on scene at approximately 8:34 a.m.​ and launched a small boat crew who rescued the operator and a crew member from Leer másCoast Guard, USCGC John McCormick, rescue 2 from grounded​ vessel in Neka Bay[…]

Coast Guard and good Samaritans assist a fishing vessel near Port Protection, Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard and good Samaritans assisted a man whose fishing vessel was taking on water in the vicinity of Hole in the Wall, approximately five miles southeast of Port Protection, Alaska, Tuesday. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kukui monitored a towing evolution involving the fishing vessel Clara, a 29-foot Leer másCoast Guard and good Samaritans assist a fishing vessel near Port Protection, Alaska[…]

Coast Guard aircrew medevac pregnant crewmember from fishing vessel near St. Paul, Alaska

KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew medevac a pregnant crewmember from a fishing vessel 200 miles northwest of St. Paul, Alaska, Saturday. The MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter aircrew safely hoisted and transported the passenger to commercial services in Cold Bay for further medical care. Saturday morning, District 17 Command Center Leer másCoast Guard aircrew medevac pregnant crewmember from fishing vessel near St. Paul, Alaska[…]

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