Coast Guard Auxiliary attends Annual Summit

Coast Guard Auxiliary National Vice Commodore Thomas Mallison, from Bear Lake, Mich., attends the District 17 Auxiliary Annual Awards banquet in Anchorage March 18, 2012.

Deck Watch radio is a five to seven minute radio show covering Coast Guard missions and operations across Alaska. This week’s feature is an interview by Auxiliarist Drew Herman with Vice National Commodore Thomas Mallison. Click here to listen.  Mallison also describes the Coast Guard Auxiliary after 9/11 and discusses current missions and roles in a bonus segment.  Click here to listen.

Here’s what else what on around the state:
March 25 – A Station Ketchikan small boat crew responded to a report of an overdue 18-foot pleasure craft. The small boat crew located the vessel Toe Jam near Pennock Island, about two miles south of Ketchikan. The Toe Jam and crew were escorted back to Ketchikan. No one was in distress.

March 26 – An Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew medevaced a 57-year-old man from King Cove to Cold Bay due to possible head trauma. The patient was safely transported to Cold Bay where he was commercially medevaced to Anchorage for further medical treatment.

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