A Coast Guard Air station Kodiak aircrew spends time with Kotzebue community members in Kotzebue, Alaska, Aug. 10, 2016. The HC-130 crew transported thousands of pounds of frozen halibut for hunger relief.

Flying fish – Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak conducts humanitarian flight for hunger relief

A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 crew teamed up with the non-profit organization, SeaShare, to transport approximately 15,000 lbs of frozen halibut to Kotzebue and Nome, Alaska, August 10, 2016. The halibut is by-catch donated from commercial fisheries to be distributed to remote Alaskan communities as a food source throughout the winter.


An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew returns to Air Station Kodiak, Alaska, to transfer a patient to emergency medical personnel after hoisting him from a cruise ship July 22, 2015. The 83-year-old man was suffering from symptoms of a heart attack aboard a Holland America cruise ship requiring a medevac for immediate medical attention. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lauren Steenson.

Achieving new heights: Alaska-qualified aircraft commander

With an extensive 44,000 miles of shoreline, Alaska has the largest area of responsibility of all the Coast Guard districts, it also has incredibly diverse landscape and weather patterns, making it uniquely challenging for mariners and aviators.


Breaking barriers and becoming the change for women in Coast Guard aviation

March is women’s history month – it’s a month to commemorate women of character who have made an impact on our society; women like Elizabeth Cady Stanton for her role in women’s rights and abolition, or aviation pioneers like Amelia […]


Coast Guard ground crews keep C-130s flying

  Air Station Kodiak is home to four of the Coast Guard’s 27 HC-130H Hercules airplanes. These aircraft are the mainstay of the air fleet and one of the Coast Guard’s long-range aircraft. They are capable of transporting up to […]


POINT HOPE, Alaska - To help vessels safely navigate through the Bering Strait four Coast Guardsmen from Aids to Navigation Team Kodiak traveled to Point Hope to build the Northern-most Coast Guard Aid to Navigation tower in the United States July 28, 2010. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Walter Shinn.

Road-line painters for the Alaskan seas

Ever wonder about how the red triangles and green squares got where they were to help boaters navigate safely through waters? Click the link above to read about who maintains aids to navigation for mariners.


KODIAK, Alaska - A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules airplane rests on cradles during a routine maintenance to the skin of the plane March 29, 2012. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Lally.

Hercules gets a skin graft

A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak metal shop crew makes a repair to the skin of an HC-130 Hercules airplane in a pressurized zone of the plane. To find out more click the link above.


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 […]