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Purple Up Parade 2015 Purple Up Parade 2015
Purple Up Parade participants walk along the parade route on Base Kodiak, Alaska, April 13, 2015. The parade was held to recognize the contribution that military...
Sexual Assault Awareness Month Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Coast Guard Base Kodiak members wear their service dress blue uniform during an all-hands at the Billiken Theater in Kodiak, Alaska, April 8, 2015, to show their...
Coast Guard Cutter Elderberry sets the Mendenhall Bar Coast Guard Cutter Elderberry sets the Mendenhall Bar
Coast Guard Cutter Elderberry crewmembers load a buoy into the cutter’s boat from a Juneau, Alaska, floating pier April 1, 2015. Due to the hazards of the narrow...
Coast Guard Cutter Elderberry prepares buoys Coast Guard Cutter Elderberry prepares buoys
Buoys crowd the Coast Guard Station Juneau, Alaska, boat garage March 31, 2015. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Elderberry used the station’s garage as a...
Units in Kodiak, Alaska, honor local ombudsmen Units in Kodiak, Alaska, honor local ombudsmen
Ombudsmen from Coast Guard units throughout Kodiak, Alaska, pose for a photo during a luncheon March 25, 2015. The ombudsmen were recognized with letters from...
CGC SPAR returns to homeport in Kodiak, Alaska CGC SPAR returns to homeport in Kodiak, Alaska
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter SPAR returns to homeport in Kodiak, Alaska, March 19, 2015. The crew was underway for three weeks visiting Ketchikan and Juneau. (U.S....


Recent Video

Coast Guard ANT Sitka and Air Station Sitka Hoist Training Coast Guard ANT Sitka and Air Station Sitka Hoist Training
A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew lowers a basket to Petty Officers 3rd Class Dylan Smith and Kevin Walters, both machinery technicians...
CGC Munro Participates in Active Shooter Exercise in Unalaska, Alaska CGC Munro Participates in Active Shooter Exercise in...
Coast Guard Cutter Munro crewmembers and Unalaska, Alaska, emergency response personnel conduct an active shooter drill in Unalaska Mar. 13, 2015. The exercise...
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...


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.