Coast Guard Completes Arctic Shield 2013

11/07/2013: Rear Adm. Thomas Ostebo discusses the completion of the Coast Guard's Arctic Shield 2013 operations in Juneau, Alaska, Oct. 16, 2013. Arctic Shield is a multi-faceted, measured approach to expanding the Coast Guard's presence in the emerging Arctic.  Credit:U.S. Coast Guard District 17:10/16/13 Excerpts from USCG Release: Arctic Shield…

Coast Guard Conducts Medevac South of Cordova

06/26/2012: GULF OF ALASKA - An Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevacs a 57-year-old crewman from the Seattle-based fishing vessel Retriever in the Gulf of Alaska June 5, 2012. The helicopter crew conducted the medevac approximately 207 miles south of Cordova, Alaska. Credit:U.S. Coast Guard District 17 PADET…

Air Station Kodiak Rescues 4 From Kimberly

02/11/2012: A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew hoists four crewmembers from the ice nearby their grounded fishing vessel Jan. 25, 2012. Extreme weather conditions left the fishing vessel Kimberly crew stranded in Portage Bay overnight. Credit:U.S. Coast Guard District 17 PADET Kodiak:1/25/12

Coast Guard Rescue

11/07/2011: A rescue helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C. hoisted two men from the Illusion, a 57-foot sport fisherman vessel, that was taking on water and aground in the vicinity of Cape Lookout, N.C. The Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew took the two men to…

Coast Guard Rescue at Sea

07/01/2011: KODIAK, Alaska - The crew of a Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Air Station Kodiak locate the 60-foot vessel Nordic Mistress as it sinks beneath the waves of the Gulf of Alaska and the five-member crew of the vessel in a liferaft 80 miles north of Kodiak May…