Celebrating Military Family Month: It’s an Alaskan and family thing

Coming from a long line of veterans and loving the outdoors, Petty Officer 1st Class Casey Lawrence, a yeoman with Base Kodiak, is right where she wants to retire – Kodiak, Alaska. “We want to stay here as long as […]

Coast Guard Cutter SPAR forges bonds of goodwill during visit with Port Lions, Alaska, community

While servicing aids to navigation and conducting maritime law enforcement operations in Marmot Bay near Kodiak, Alaska, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter SPAR paid a visit to the native village of Port Lions, AK. This is believed to be the first visit by a Coast Guard cutter to the village since its establishment after the Good Friday earthquake of 1964.

Haunting for a good cause

In the U.S., Halloween is a time for dressing up, collecting candy and haunting – so who would have thought it would also be a time of giving? Twenty-three crewmembers of the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley, homeported in Kodiak, […]

Alaska-based Coast Guardsmen promotes local outdoor sport

  Amidst a myriad of folders containing administrative paperwork, is one file filled with a plethora of satellite images and topographical maps. Careful lines, altitude marks, points of interest, distances and other denotations are scribed along the margins of each […]

Coast Guard Base Ketchikan holds community open house

Ketchikan, Alaska, known as Alaska’s first city, recently was the site of the first ever open house held at Coast Guard Base Ketchikan Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011. On what turned into a bright sunny day, Coast Guard active duty, reserve […]