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Coast Guard Station Juneau crew gets underway for training Coast Guard Station Juneau crew gets underway for training
Fireman Taylor Conner, a member of the Coast Guard Station Juneau engineer department, removes a snow-covered mooring line from a 45-foot Response Boat – Medium at...
CGC Munro moored in Kodiak, Alaska CGC Munro moored in Kodiak, Alaska
The Coast Guard Cutter Munro moored at the docks of Base Kodiak, Alaska, Jan. 27, 2015. The 378-foot cutter is named after the only Coast Guard Medal of Honor...
Cliff training at Spruce Cape Cliff training at Spruce Cape
A rescue swimmer from Air Station Kodiak, Alaska, is hoisted from the cliffs at Spruce Cape on Kodiak Island, Jan. 21, 2015. Air Station Kodiak aircrews often train...
USCG Air Station Kodiak celebrates Cmdr. Elmer Stone's 128th birthday USCG Air Station Kodiak celebrates Cmdr. Elmer Stone's...
Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak Executive Officer Cmdr. David Husted gives a background of Aviator No. 1, Cmdr. Elmer Stone, during a birthday celebration held at Air...
Air Station Kodiak C-130 Hercules Air Station Kodiak C-130 Hercules
A Coast Guard C-130 Hercules airplane waits on the tarmac at Air Station Kodiak, Alaska, Jan. 9, 2015. The HC-130 Hercules is a long-range surveillance and transport,...
Coast Guard conducts hoist training Coast Guard conducts hoist training
Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch" cameraman Dan Lee films as Petty Officer 2nd Class Omar Alba, a Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aviation survival technician,...


Recent Video

Coast Guard Rescues Ailing Fisherman Near Kodiak, Alaska Coast Guard Rescues Ailing Fisherman Near Kodiak, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew rescues an ailing fisherman from the fishing vessel Irene H in the Shelikof Strait near Kodiak Island,...
Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Kodiak, Alaska Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Kodiak,...
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew lowers a dewatering pump to a fishing vessel 60 miles southeast of Kodiak, Alaska, Jan. 2, 2015. The...
Coast Guard rescues two from grounded skiff near Sitka, Alaska Coast Guard rescues two from grounded skiff near Sitka,...
A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoists a couple near Sitka, Alaska, Dec. 27, 2014. The passengers were taken to emergency medical personnel in Sitka. U.S....
Know Your 17th District: Prevention Know Your 17th District: Prevention
Members of the Coast Guard 17th District prevention branch talk about their role in protecting mariners and the environment in Alaska. The 17th District headquarters...
Fishing vessel 501 Oryong search and rescue leadership brief Fishing vessel 501 Oryong search and rescue leadership brief
Rear Adm. Dan Abel, commander, 17th Coast Guard District, and Moon Duk-ho, consul general of the Republic of Korea in Seattle, discuss the search for the South Korean...
Coast Guard Medevacs Injured Hunter Near Sitka, Alaska Coast Guard Medevacs Injured Hunter Near Sitka, Alaska
A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew assists an injured hunter during a medevac off Mount Verstovia near Sitka, Alaska, Nov. 7, 2014. The hunter had a reported...


Recent News Stories

CGC Alex Haley crew shares holiday cheer with Akutan, Alaska CGC Alex Haley crew shares holiday cheer with Akutan, Alaska
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley was excited to participate in the first ever “Angel Tree” with the village of Akutan located in the Aleutian Islands...
Response training on the Last Frontier Response training on the Last Frontier
From its extreme weather to its remote communities and limited infrastructure, Alaska can present many challenges for response agencies in times of crisis. Plans for...
Coast Guard Sector Anchorage, Alaska, conducts hazardous materials response training Coast Guard Sector Anchorage, Alaska, conducts hazardous...
As enforcers of America’s maritime laws, Coast Guard boarding teams are typically associated with images of drug and migrant interdiction, monitoring fisheries and...
Coast Guard Research and Development Center tests Aerostat system during Arctic exercise Coast Guard Research and Development Center tests...
Situational Awareness is an important factor of any response. The ability to monitor assets during dangerous operations or track the movements of a target can greatly...
Coast Guard Research and Development Center studies movement of oil in ice during Arctic simulation Coast Guard Research and Development Center studies...
As stewards of U.S. marine resources, the Coast Guard has a vested interest in the condition and protection of Alaska’s Arctic waters. That interest has led...
Coast Guard deploys Autonomous Underwater Vehicle for Arctic science mission Coast Guard deploys Autonomous Underwater Vehicle for...
Scientists from the Coast Guard Research and Development Center and their colleagues traveled to the Arctic aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Healy this year to evaluate...


Recent Audio

Deck Watch
U.S. Coast Guard 17th District Deck Watch for Oct. 23–30, 2014. Stories include: A rescue near Juneau, the importance of wearing a life jacket, Alaska Regional...
Deck Watch
U.S. Coast Guard 17th District Deck Watch for Oct. 16–23, 2014. Stories include: Rescue of a stranded boater, assistance of Canadian coast guard during a disabled...
Deck Watch
U.S. Coast Guard 17th District Deck Watch for Oct. 9–16, 2014. Stories include: Rescue of an overdue boater, rescue of two mariners from their capsized vessel near...
Deck Watch - Oct. 9, 2014
U.S. Coast Guard 17th District Deck Watch for Oct. 2–9, 2014. Stories include: Rescue of four stranded hunters; winter preparation; rescue of two plane crash...
Deck Watch
U.S. Coast Guard 17th District Deck Watch for Sept. 26 – Oct. 2, 2014. Stories include: Rescue of two overdue boaters; importance of filing a float plan; National...
Deck Watch
U.S. Coast Guard 17th District Deck Watch for Sept. 19-25, 2014. Stories include: Rescue of a person in the water; a passenger ship aground near Juneau; the return of...


Recent Publications

Alaska Bear - 03.01.2011
Alaska Bear - 03.01.2011
Alaska Bear is a publication of the U.S. Coast Guard's 17th District. Spring 2011 issue.
Alaska Bear - 08.01.2010
Alaska Bear - 08.01.2010
Alaska Bear is a publication of the U.S. Coast Guard's 17th District. Fall 2010 issue.
Alaska Bear - 06.01.2010
Alaska Bear - 06.01.2010
Alaska Bear is a publication of the U.S. Coast Guard's 17th District. Summer 2010 issue.
Alaska Bear - 03.01.2010
Alaska Bear - 03.01.2010
Alaska Bear is a publication of the U.S. Coast Guard's 17th District. Spring 2010 issue.
Alaska Bear - 01.01.2010
Alaska Bear - 01.01.2010
Alaska Bear is a publication of the U.S. Coast Guard's 17th District. Winter 2010 issue.
Alaska Bear - 08.01.2009
Alaska Bear - 08.01.2009
Alaska Bear is a publication of the U.S. Coast Guard's 17th District. Fall 2009 issue.