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Coast Guard medevac man suffering from heart attack symptoms

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk aircrew medevac a 57-year-old man reportedly suffering from symptoms of a heart attack from fishing vessel approximately 18 nautical miles northeast of Rudee Inlet in Virginia Beach, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Virginia received the initial report at approximately 2 p.m. from the captain of the Leer másCoast Guard medevac man suffering from heart attack symptoms[…]

Coast Guard Area Command prepares their assets for Hurricane Ida

NEW ORLEANS —​ The Coast Guard is pre-staging the response of their assets on Saturday and established an Area Command in preparation for Hurricane Ida.​ Coast Guard assets across the region were repositioned and pre-staged to preserve readiness and to provide support for areas expected to be impacted by the impending hurricane. Hurricane Ida is expected Leer másCoast Guard Area Command prepares their assets for Hurricane Ida[…]

Coast Guard concludes Operation Arctic Shield 2020

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard concluded its annual Arctic Shield operations​ Sunday with the seasonal closure of its Forward Operating Location in Kotzebue, Alaska. Air Station Kodiak aircrews and two MH-60 Jayhawk helicopters​ were forward deployed to Kotzebue to provide better response times and coverage to remote regions of Alaska during increased summer boating Leer másCoast Guard concludes Operation Arctic Shield 2020[…]

Coast Guard conducts overflight of areas affected by Hurricane Delta

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is conducting critical incident search and rescue overflights Saturday along the Western Gulf Coast Region for Hurricane Delta post-storm operations. A Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew conducted overflights near Lake Charles to assess damage and identify hazards. Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and MH-65 Leer másCoast Guard conducts overflight of areas affected by Hurricane Delta[…]

Coast Guard and Puerto Rico Police rescued missing boater in Lajas, Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard and Puerto Rico Police concluded their search for an missing boater, who was found stranded and rescued by the crew of a Puerto Rico Police marine unit Thursday morning on “Cayo Collado” in Lajas, Puerto Rico. Rescued is Francisco Palomo, 55, who reportedly rented a Caribbean skiff Leer másCoast Guard and Puerto Rico Police rescued missing boater in Lajas, Puerto Rico[…]

Coast Guard sets port condition Zulu for Port of Miami due Hurricane Isaias

MIAMI — Effective midnight, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port set port condition​ Zulu for​ the Port Miami​ and Miami River due to the possibility​ of sustained tropical force winds greater than 39 mph from Hurricane Isaias that may arrive within 12 hours. Effective at 8 a.m., Saturday, Port Everglades and the ports of Palm Beach and Fort Leer másCoast Guard sets port condition Zulu for Port of Miami due Hurricane Isaias[…]

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