We realized this was a time sensitive case, and that we needed to help this child get to a higher level of medical care as soon as possible," Petty Officer 2nd Class Carlos A. Garay explained.
The 23-year-old man had to be medevaced from the cruise ship Carnival Valor in the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
The driver told authorities that he misjudged lights on the pier, but the Coast Guard has said the driver was also under the influence of alcohol.
"When going out kayaking please ensure you have all the correct safety equipment and a means to call for help," an RNLI spokesperson said after multiple kayakers were rescued.
The unknown culprit, reportedly speaking in an American accent, cited links to the Russian government and threatened to set off anti-submarine weapons and shoot down planes.
The passenger—who has not yet been named—was rescued on Wednesday morning from the Oosterdam, a Holland America Line liner that was en-route to Yakutat, Alaska.
"We're still holding hope that someone may have swam to shore."
"We are deeply troubled by what appear to be repeated efforts by the Coast Guard to impede our investigation," Democrats Elijah Cummings and Bennie Thompson wrote in a letter to Coast Guard Adm. Karl Schultz.
Climate change is driving rising global temperatures and melting huge amounts of ice in the Arctic, opening the region to the world's great powers.
The Coast Guard lifted the girl from the liner to their chopper using a metal basket.
The Alaskan Coast Guard rescued a 61-year-old woman on Tuesday and a 62-year-old woman on Wednesday.
The U.S. Armed Forces is made up of seven uniformed branches.
Maxine Waters warns that Democrats, liberal members of the news media and all other critics of President Donald Trump are "walking targets" after a judge ordered the release of alleged Coast Guard "terrorist" Christopher Hasson.
Two individuals had "minor medical issues" that were treated by the cruise ship's medical staff, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
The Libyan coastguard has enjoyed all kind of support from European governments in exchange for preventing refugees and migrants from reaching European shores - even if such cooperation results in torture.
Christopher Hasson, a self-described white nationalist, is accused of planning an attack against Democratic politicians and the media.
The passenger was airlifted to a Savannah, Georgia hospital within about an hour.
More than 42,000 Coast Guard members have missed their paychecks.
Nearby fisherman came to the rescue when luxury vessel caught fire at sea.
The U.S. Coast Guard warned against getting in the water with an entangled whale, and said the video sets "a very dangerous example."
Christopher McGrory, 29, of Palm Beach County, was pronounced dead by paramedics after being rushed approximately 13 miles to the closest hospital.
The Coast Guard has referred the case to federal officials.
A plane carrying 11 people—10 passengers and a pilot—crashed about 2,000 feet up on the side of Alaska's Mount Jumbo Tuesday morning, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
The move is an attempt to squeeze Pyongyang's use of seagoing trade to feed its nuclear missile program.
Beside the body was a pack of cigarettes with Korean writing on it.