Deck Watch: Coast Guard encourages owners to prepare vessels for winter in Alaska

In this week’s Deck Watch, Petty Officer 1st Class Robert Harris, a marine science technician at Sector Juneau, explains the dangers of snow loading on vessels moored at marinas and small boat harbors throughout Alaska, and the preventative measures boat […]


Coast Guard Cutter Active

Deck Watch goes aboard the Active

To find out why the Washington based Coast Guard Cutter Active is in Kodiak, Alaska, click here.


KODIAK, Alaska - Tsavo (left), and Akela (right) wait for treats from their owner, Lt. Cmdr. Deb Cawthorn, Coast Guard District 17 health, safety and work-life regional practice manager, after participating in a therapy session during a critical incident stress management outreach April 27, 2012. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Lally.

Emerald Isle team gives first-aid after tragedy

Kodiak-based Coast Guardsmen get first-aid after tragedy and Deck Watch learns about Critical Incident Stress Management. Click the above link to learn more.


WASHINGTON - "The Stone Of Hope" memorial by master sculptor Lei Yixin was opened to the public in West Potomac Park, Washington, D.C., on August 22, 2011. Photo courtesy of iStockphoto.com/Camrocker

Deck Watch honors Martin Luther King Jr.

  “I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.’ I have a dream that […]


Deck Watch talks with Coast Guard Ancient Albatrosses

Deck Watch is a five minute radio show featuring Coast Guard news from around the state, a feature about an event or operations and a trivia question. The feature for the week of June 17 is an interview by Petty Officer 3rd […]


SITKA, Alaska - A Coast Guard Station Ketchikan 25-foot Response Boat - Small crew patrols the waters in the Sitka Sound during the third opener of the Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery to ensure the safety of the fishing fleet April 4, 2011. With more than 50 vessels in the sound, the RB - S crew was ready to respond in the case of a maritime emergency during the herring fishery. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Lally.

Deck Watch for April 7, 2011

KODIAK, Alaska – Deck Watch is a five minute radio show featuring Coast Guard news from around Alaska. The feature for April 7, 2011, by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Lally, is an interview with Lt. j.g. James Dooley from […]