DUTCH HARBOR, Alaska – Seaman Hugo Medrano, front, Petty Officer 2nd Class Kathryn Menrath, and Seaman Tommy McLaughlin practice proper firefighting hose handling techniques aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Munro in Dutch Harbor while other crewmen observe April 28, 2012. Cutter crews are trained to operate as a team while using a fire hose, its nozzle and other damage control equipment to assist with any shipboard emergencies. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Cutter Munro.

Coast Guard Cutter Munro crew conducts damage control training


KODIAK, Alaska - Kodiak-based mariners work together in an attempt to slow and stop flooding in a Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Kodiak damage control trainer during a training exercise in Kodiak April 2, 2012. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Lally.

MSD Kodiak SERVS up damage control

  Ice cold water spews from a broken pipe. Two mariners rush to the site with patches and wedges to attempt to slow and stop the leak. As they work together to secure the leaking pipe, there is another eruption […]