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USCGC Alex Haley returns to Kodiak after Bering Sea Patrol

KODIAK, Alaska –​ The crew of the USCGC Alex Haley returned to homeport on Tuesday, March 29, 2022, following a 35-day winter Bering Sea patrol in which they conducted domestic fisheries enforcement, responded to search and rescue (SAR) cases, and performed at-sea medical evacuations (medevac) from the Bering Sea fishing fleet.​ While deployed, crews of the Leer másUSCGC Alex Haley returns to Kodiak after Bering Sea Patrol[…]

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 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 MH-65 Kodiak aircrew medevac man near Dutch Harbor, Alaska

DUTCH HARBOR, Alaska — A Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter aircrew medevac an injured fisherman​ Wednesday in the Bering Sea, about 80 miles northeast of Dutch​ Harbor. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew based out of Air Station Kodiak and​ deployed aboard Cutter Alex Haley, hoisted the man from the vessel​ Magnus Martens after he suffered a severe leg injury. He Leer másCoast Guard MH-65 Kodiak aircrew medevac man near Dutch Harbor, Alaska[…]

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