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Coast Guard, partner agencies locate, rescue 3 teens near Selawik Lake

KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew, forward deployed to Kotzebue, rescue three teenagers stranded near Selawik Lake, Tuesday afternoon. The three teenagers were found safely on shore and brought back to Selawik. At approximately 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Coast Guard 17th District watchstanders received an agency assistance request to help Leer másCoast Guard, partner agencies locate, rescue 3 teens near Selawik Lake[…]

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 rescue 2 fishermen and dog​ in Cochrane Bay, Alaska

KODIAK, Alaska​ — A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew rescue two fishermen and a dog today, after their 21-foot skiff became disabled​ in Cochrane Bay, Alaska. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk Medium-Range Recovery Helicopter aircrew hoisted the two fishermen and their dog from the beach at approximately 6 a.m. and transported them Leer másCoast Guard rescue 2 fishermen and dog​ in Cochrane Bay, Alaska[…]

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton returns home following 105-day deployment

ALAMEDA, Calif. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL 752) returned to their homeport Friday following a combined 105-day deployment to Alaska and their biannual shipboard training off the coast of San Diego. Stratton’s crew, along with an embarked MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Air Station Kodiak, patrolled the Bering Sea up to Leer másCoast Guard Cutter Stratton returns home following 105-day deployment[…]

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[…]

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