Organizers of Coast Guard Base Kodiak's annual Earth Day cleanup event pose for a photo by Jewel Beach in Kodiak, Alaska, May 1, 2015. The Coast Guard Officer's Association of Kodiak sponsored the event, raising approximately $1,200 through a 5K run the weekend prior. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Diana Honings.

Cleaning for our future

Coast Guard members throughout Coast Guard Base Kodiak recently participated in an annual Earth Day cleanup around the base in an effort to support environmental programs and build community activism throughout the base.

Chief Petty Officer Fabiola Germeille poses for a photo in her officer at Base Kodiak, Alaska, March 9, 2015. Germeille is the assistant service personnel office chief at Base Kodiak and leads 12 petty officers 1,350 records for 29 Coast Guard units. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Kelly Parker.

Women’s History Month: YNC Fabiola Germeille

Chief Petty Officer Fabiola Germeille celebrates National Women’s History Month by sharing her leadership inspiration and the characteristics it takes to be a successful woman in the military.

Chief Petty Officer Spencer Wilson pauses for a photo by Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley in Kodiak, Alaska, Feb. 13, 2015. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Diana Honings.

African American History Month: DCC Spencer Wilson

African American History Month is an annual celebration in February to recognize the achievements and central role by African Americans in U.S. history. In honor of Black History month, five members of Coast Guard 17th District will be featured throughout the month. The first installment features Chief Petty Officer Spencer Wilson, a damage controlman stationed aboard Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley in Kodiak, Alaska.

Nicole Helms poses for a photo with children she cares for in her home child care center in Kodiak, Alaska, Coast Guard housing, Jan. 13, 2015.

Providing outside-the-box child care for Coast Guard children

Through the Coast Guard Work-Life program, Coast Guard spouses are offered the opportunity to provide a personal form of child care service, giving military parents peace of mind in how their child is being cared for.

What are your New Year’s resolutions?

Coast Guard members from around Alaska share their New Year’s resolutions for 2015.

Master Chief Sean McPhilamy and Capt. Jeffrey Westling presents Jennifer Haleakala a certificate of completion during a Coast Guard ombudsman training course, Sept. 24, 2014, at Coast Guard Base Kodiak, Alaska. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Diana Honings.

Honoring our military families in the Coast Guard

November is the Month of the Military Family in which we honor the families that support our troops. In the Coast Guard, a select few military spouses volunteer as ombudsmen to provide knowledge of work life services and referrals for specific services such as doctor referrals, schools, and education and employment opportunities.

Bringing morale to Coast Guard members in Alaska: Country-style

The sweet smell of barbeque permeates the air as people venture into the room. The first few arrivals hesitate at seeing the vast space with a dozen empty tables; slowly the sound of light chatter fills the area as more […]

Department heads Coast guard Base Kodiak MWR Division

Coast Guard Base Kodiak MWR announced as finalist for the 2013 National Gold Medal Awards

The Coast Guard Base Kodiak MWR division has been announced as a finalist for the 2013 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management by the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration in partnership with the […]

Three of the four Lincoln children play on a velcro wall at the Toy Industry Foundation and Boys and Girls Club of America sponsored carnival at Coast Guard Base Kodiak, June 15, 2013, in Kodiak, Alaska. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Francis.

Coast Guard hosts carnival for military dependents in Kodiak, Alaska

  Coast Guard Base Kodiak’s Morale, Well-being and Recreation division hosted a carnival for military dependants on the base at Air Station Kodiak’s Hangar 3 Saturday. More than 700 children from the families of members attached to the Coast Guard, […]

KODIAK, Alaska - Petty Officer 3rd Class Zane Farrington, a Coast Guard Base Kodiak police officer, stands by a patrol car at Base Kodiak before starting a patrol May 17, 2012. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Lally.

Honoring those keeping us safe

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.

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