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Coast Guard, state of Alaska oversee petroleum spill cleanup efforts near Auke Bay, Alaska Coast Guard, state of Alaska oversee petroleum spill...
Petty Officer 2nd Class Danielle Haile and Petty Officer 2nd Class Benjamin Stixrud, marine science technicians with Coast Guard Sector Juneau, inspect boom put in...
HS3 Qarina Moss HS3 Qarina Moss
Petty Officer 3rd Class Qarina Moss, a health services technician, poses for a photo at the health clinic located at Base Kodiak, Alaska, Feb. 23, 2015. Health...
African American History Month: DCC Spencer Wilson African American History Month: DCC Spencer Wilson
Chief Petty Officer Spencer Wilson pauses for a photo by Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley in Kodiak, Alaska, Feb. 13, 2015. Wilson, a damage controlman aboard the...
Coast Guard and State of Alaska investigate petroleum spill near Auke Bay, Alaska Coast Guard and State of Alaska investigate petroleum...
Coast Guard personnel from Sector Juneau lay absorbent pads into the water to absorb spilled petroleum products at Auke Bay Harbor in Auke Bay, Alaska, Feb. 23, 2015....
Babylon, NY, native awarded Coast Guard Commendation Medal Babylon, NY, native awarded Coast Guard Commendation Medal
Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Nicolas Santos of Babylon, N.Y., received the highly coveted Coast Guard Commendation Medal for Coast Guard-wide impact from his...
AST2 Jonathan Kreske awarded DAR Medal of Honor AST2 Jonathan Kreske awarded DAR Medal of Honor
Pacific Area Commander Vice Adm. Charles W. Ray and 17th District Commander Rear Adm. Daniel Abel present an award to Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Kreske at Coast...


Recent Video

AST2 Jonathan Kreske Awarded DAR Medal of Honor AST2 Jonathan Kreske Awarded DAR Medal of Honor
Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Kreske, a rescue swimmer stationed at Air Station Kodiak, Alaska, is awarded the National Society Daughters of the American...
Coast Guard Rescues Four from Grounded Vessel near Kodiak, Alaska Coast Guard Rescues Four from Grounded Vessel near...
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoists four fishermen from the fishing vessel Savannah Ray after they ran aground in Chiniak Bay near...
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...


Recent News Stories

Learning to fly: Air Station Kodiak flight crew descends on Palmer, Alaska, school Learning to fly: Air Station Kodiak flight crew descends...
Whether they’re behind the controls of a sophisticated aircraft or soaring through the air and saving the day as a superhero, the ability to fly is a common dream...
Coast Guard recognizes Cayuga, Ind., native as Enlisted Person of the Year Coast Guard recognizes Cayuga, Ind., native as Enlisted...
A Coast Guard petty officer from Cayuga, Ind., earned the Coast Guard Achievement Medal and was selected as Base Ketchikan’s Enlisted Person of the Year Award, Feb....
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...


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.