We're thankful for the opportunity to work every day with great people who carry out Coast Guard missions in support of Alaska and our nation. Happy Thanksgiving! - RADM Michael McAllister, commander, Seventeenth District

What are you thankful for? Coast Guard members serving in Alaska share their Thanksgiving Day thoughts

Coast Guard members from throughout Alaska shared what they are thankful for during this holiday season. What are you thankful for?


The Coast Guard Cutter Naushon floats just off the bottom at low tide in Ketchikan, Alaska, Aug. 4, 2012. Tidal fluctuations can exceed 22 feet in south eastern Alaksa. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Get to know your District: Coast Guard Cutter Naushon crew

The Coast Guard Cutter Naushon is a 110-foot Island-class patrol boat homeported in Ketchikan, Alaska. The Naushon has a crew of 17 members that conduct missions such as law enforcement, search and rescue, fisheries and pollution response. Meet a few of the crewmembers who serve and protect aboard the ship.


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Deck Watch covers the Russian Northeast Border Directorate visit

This week Deck Watch covers Rear Adm. Thomas Ostebo, commander of the 17th Coast Guard District, hosting a bi-annual commanders meeting with Russian Lt. Gen. Rafael Daerbaev, chief of the Northeast Border Guard of the Coast Guard of the Russian Federal […]


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> We serve and safeguard the public, protect the environment and its resources, and defend the Nation’s interests in the Alaskan maritime region. The United States Coast Guard is a military, multi-mission, maritime service within the Department of Homeland Security […]