By Ensign Victoria Stockton A marine safety team from Sector Anchorage deployed to Red Dog Mine July 11-14 to conduct port state control exams and a facility inspection. Red Dog Mine, located in remote Northwestern Alaska, is the world’s largest [...]
The crews from all six cutters participating in this year’s 17th District buoy tender roundup crowded the Station Juneau, Alaska pier for an award ceremony July 20, 2012. The unusually sunny weather made a perfect backdrop to the celebratory occasion, [...]
Story by Caitlin Goettler Tribal partnerships have long been an integral part of the Coast Guard in Alaska, and today the connection continues through the Coast Guard’s sponsorship of the World Eskimo-Indian Olympics. The games kicked off on July 18 [...]
Maintaining safety at sea for mariners is one of the Coast Guard’s many missions. Coast Guard cutter crews along the west coast participate in a historic patrol known as the Bering Sea patrol ensuring a near constant presence in Alaska’s [...]
A Coast Guard-manned LCVP from the U.S.S. Samuel Chase disembarks troops of Company E, 16th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division at Omaha Beach on the morning of June 6, 1944. Coast Guard photo by CPHOM Robert F. Sargent. The 68th anniversary [...]
To find out why the Washington based Coast Guard Cutter Active is in Kodiak, Alaska, click here.
“Memorial Day is a time to honor our friends, our fathers, our sons, perhaps even our mothers and our daughters and others we have known that have made the ultimate sacrifice,” said Cmdr. Dennis Evans, commanding officer for Rescue 21 [...]
The Coast Guard is tasked with search and rescue, law enforcement and other missions. Among those missions the Coast Guard is tasked with enforcing U.S. maritime regulations and they do this in part through port state control examinations. The [...]
Kodiak is home to one of five Coast Guard police departments. May 15 is Peace Officer Memorial Day and National Police Week is celebrated the same week. We take the time to recognize this small group of law enforcement professionals for all that they do to keep their fellow Coast Guardsmen and local communities safe.
Listen to Deck Watch as it travels to the Arctic aboard an Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules airplane and learns about Arctic Domain Awareness flights.