Coast Guard Sector Juneau is a multimission unit based in Juneau, Alaska. The command consists of approximately 250 active duty, reserve, and civilian members with ten field commands and detachments.
A Coast Guard helicopter crew out of Sitka hoisted two hikers from near Lituya Bay after one was injured and needed immediate medical care.
Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders received notification at 9 p. m. , Thursday, from the Amsterdam reporting the man missing after he did not show up for his shift. The master was made aware of the missing man at 7: 45 p. m. The Amsterdam crew made extensive searches of the vessel, but did not locate the crew member.