Deck Watch travels to the Arctic

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.

Deck Watch deploys to Cordova

Deck Watch radio features Coast Guard news and information across Alaska.  The feature this week is with Lt. Mark Heussner, an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter pilot and scheduling officer, regarding Air Station Kodiak’s recent deployment of air assets to Cordova for […]

Kodiak, Deck Watch honor fallen shipmates

Coast Guard Base Kodiak personnel endured a week of sadness as they memorialized two fallen shipmates, Chief Petty Officer Richard Belisle (Ret.) and Petty Officer 1st Class James Hopkins.  Base Kodiak personnel held a memorial service and continued to respect these […]

Coast Guard Auxiliary attends Annual Summit

Deck Watch radio attends the Auxiliary Annual Summit in Anchorage March 16 – 18, 2012. Auxiliarist Drew Herman interviewed National Vice Commodore Thomas Mallison. Click here to find out more!

Deck Watch prevents sea sickness

Deck Watch is a five to seven minute radio show featuring Coast Guard news across Alaska. The feature this week is an interview with Petty Officer 3rd Class Blaine Bodie, a hospital corpsman, about the causes of motion sickness and […]

Deck Watch recognizes 1950 rescue

KODIAK, Alaska – Deck Watch is a five to seven minute radio show featuring Coast Guard news across Alaska.  In this week’s feature Deck Watch learns about the 1950 rescue of Helvig Christensen from the fishing vessel Dixie north of […]

Deck Watch takes a look at history

Deck Watch steps back in time and explores some history. In 1915 President Woodrow Wilson signed into law the “Act to Create the Coast Guard,” an act passed by Congress on Jan. 20, 1915 that combined the Life-Saving Service and Revenue Cutter Service to form the Coast Guard.

Coast Guard weekly news highlights across Alaska

Coast Guard District 17 watchstanders were busy with missions, operations and rescues across Alaska. Find out more in this week’s Coast Guard Blotter.

Coast Guardsmen restore veteran’s graves

Coast Guardsmen with Base Support Unit Kodiak continued an ongoing beautification project at the Kodiak City cemetery for military veterans Friday. The Coast Guardsmen began this project in June in an effort to restore veteran’s graves to their original condition. Several sites were overgrown with weeds and moss and their headstones and crosses were in need of repair.

Coast Guard Base Kodiak celebrates aviation, military presence

Coast Guardsmen with Coast Guard Base Kodiak held a celebration ceremony in recognition of 70 years of military presence in Kodiak and 100 years of Naval Aviation June 15, 2011,  in Hangar 3 of Air Station Kodiak on Coast Guard […]

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