Survival: AST’s teach survival techniques to North Star Elementary Students

  A field trip for the children at North Star Elementary School doubled as a simulated survival scenario, complete with Coast Guard instruction. Over the course of three days and two nights, fifth-graders from the school slept in spacious cabins […]


Base Kodiak holds Purple Up Parade in Kodiak, Alaska

Military life and the deployments that occur can often be difficult to endure, especially for the children left at home. April is designated the “Month of the Military Child,” a time to honor the youth impacted by deployment. Coast Guard Base […]


Women empowering women – a top down perspective

by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lauren Dean Sudden shifts in climate, unforgiving seas, and snowcaps everywhere. Life in Alaska requires a different breed of person to adapt and truly thrive in its wilderness and waters, both of which are as […]


Coast Guard closes seasonal Cold Bay, Alaska forward operating location

Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrews closed its seasonal forward operating location in Cold Bay, Alaska, March 15, in response to the ending of the winter fishery season. Ten helicopter aircrews saved 18 lives while it was opened Oct. 2017 […]


Coast Guard Cutter SPAR conducts winter patrol

During a recent winter patrol, the Coast Guard Cutter SPAR crew stayed busy. We’d like to take you on their recent voyage around Kodiak Island. Coast Guard Cutter SPAR crewmembers conducted a burial at sea near Kodiak, Alaska. Petty Officer 1st […]


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