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Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Cold Bay, Alaska

A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew forward deployed to Cold Bay, Alaska, medevaced a man Wednesday from the 154 -foot fishing vessel Defender 260 miles north of Cold Bay. The Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted the man at 10:45 a.m. and safely transported him to St. Paul where he was transferred to commercial medical services. He was later transported to Anchorage, Alaska, for further medical care. click here to read press release 11:27

Fishing Vessel Skipper medevaced from Ocean Beauty Cannery in Lazy Bay

A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Kodiak medevaced a 49-year-old man from a cannery near Lazy Bay in the vicinity of Kodiak Friday. Watchstanders at the District 17 command center in Juneau received a call from the master of the fishing vessel Providence who informed them he was suffering from breathing difficulties and taking his vessel to the Ocean Beauty Cannery in Lazy Bay.  The duty flight surgeon was consulted and recommended medevac by the helicopter crew from Kodiak. Read the rest here 17:18

Ready to respond: FOL Cold Bay

For many, the fall season means cooling temperatures, leaves turning and all things pumpkin. But for the men and women of Air Station Kodiak, the fall is all about the cold, Cold Bay to be exact. Kodiak stood up a seasonal forward operating location in Cold Bay, Alaska, in advance of winter fisheries with one MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and rotating crews. A second helicopter and crew will remain at the ready in Kodiak to assist in any long-range or complex cases. [email protected]  12:53

Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak hoist’s 61 year old fisherman from 273-foot F/V Island Enterprise

A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk  helicopter crew, forward
deployed to Cordova, medevaced an ailing mariner from a fishing vessel in Prince
William Sound Tuesday. [email protected]

Video: Coast Guard rescues 4 fishermen, dog from F/V Ocean Viking southwest of Kodiak, Alaska

uscg logoA Coast Guard Mh-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Kodiak rescues four  fishermen and a dog from a life raft 190 miles southwest of Kodiak, Alaska, June  26, 2013. The crew of the 76-foot fishing vessel Ocean Viking, homeported in  Shoreline, Wash., abandoned ship when their vessel began taking on water and  they could not keep up with it. U.S. Coast Guard video by Air Station Kodiak.  Available in high definition. watch video here   photos here