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Rescue swimmer helped injured in boat fire

...lowering a basket. A helicopter would have to drop a rescue swimmer into the boiling sea, and the injured crewmen would...and smoke from the fires, the helicopter dropped a rescue swimmer, Petty Officer 2nd Class Jason Quinn. "He's one...
Coast Guard medevacs woman in Port Alexander

...B that a woman had been injured when the fishing vessel took a roll. Once the rescue crew arrived on scene, the rescue swimmer hoisted the injured women from the anchored fishing vessel and transported her to Sitka."The captain made the right...
Coast Guard event looks back at freighter grounding

...of the Selendang Ayu off the boat.After taking all of the crew off the ship except the captain and a Coast Guard rescue swimmer, a big wave hit the side of the grounded ship, throwing water into the air. It hit the helicopter and caused it...
Fire departments have 3-day water rescue exercise

...experience, he said. Like any firehouse, his people all bring skills when they become firefighters. He's got a para-rescue swimmer, a fabricator, a mechanic, a former construction worker and a commercial fishermen to draw from when the job calls...
Real-life Coast Guard ready for big-screen attention Kodiak after training as a rescue swimmer at the Aviation Technical Training...Officer Ben Cournia, another rescue swimmer recently stationed in Kodiak...Guardsmen like Willard Milam, a rescue swimmer for more than 14 years. Milam...
Fishermen rescued from raft off Kodiak

...other fishermen, along with a rescue swimmer, were taken on board the Heritage...Coast Guard said. The Coast Guard rescue swimmer was lowered to the water to help...One of the fishermen and the rescue swimmer were in the water waiting for...
Alaska Digest

...following the day's hunt. Spokesman Richard Brahm said the U.S. Coast Guard deployed a Jay Hawk helicopter with a rescue swimmer to search Shelter Island after a call from the state police Monday evening. A rescue diver located Brna in a cabin...
Kodiak Coast Guardsmen cheer their TV debut

...said Petty Officer 1st Class Claude Morrissey, a rescue swimmer who appears in the episode with his family.At one...they were barraged by text messages and phone calls.Rescue swimmer Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric Stoecker held up a cellphone...
Local briefs

...Eric Koss, 30, of Woodinville, Wash., but 8-foot seas battering the rocky shoreline prevented the Coast Guard rescue swimmer from reaching the aircraft. A crew from the NOAA research vessel Rainier recovered Koss' body about 6:30 p.m...
Man, son, dog rescued from raft for the three. The helicopter crew located the Bingmans in the life raft at 7:40 a.m. The crew lowered rescue swimmer Petty Officer Chris Mann, 22, to conduct his first rescue. Mann swam with the three to the rescue basket, one...


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