Clayton Paddock and Cmdr. Darryl Verfaillie with the Certificate of Merit for rescuing his fellow fishermen in Prince William Sound. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

Valdez resident honored by Coast Guard for selfless actions, rescue of fellow fishermen in Prince William Sound

VALDEZ, Alaska – Clayton Paddock, a resident of Valdez and captain of the fishing vessel Windward, was awarded a Certificate of Merit by Cmdr. Darryl Verfaillie, commanding officer of Marine Safety Unit Valdez, March 1 for his efforts to rescue […]

>It’s Official! Coast Guard Forces Valdez have their Very Own Exchange!

> MST1 Angela Roman receives Team Award alongside fellow Valdez Satellite Exchange Establishment Teammates. Bravo Zulu! VALDEZ SATELLITE EXCHANGE ESTABLISHMENT TEAM “For exceptionally meritorious service from 4 January 2010 through 5 May 2010 while serving on the Valdez Satellite Exchange […]

>Valdez Coast Guard receives 2010 environmental sustainability award

> VALDEZ, Alaska – Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Valdez recently received the 2010 Environmental Sustainability award in the category of natural resource protection. MSU Valdez was chosen to receive this national award for their work to establish the Citizen’s […]


>PORT OF VALDEZ, Alaska – Recently, Customs and Border Protection and the U.S. Coast Guard boarded the tanker Alaskan Legend of the Alaskan Tanker Company. Officer David Kueber, Port Director for Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in Valdez, conducted the […]

>20 Years After Exxon Valdez

> Twenty years after the Exxon Valdez ran aground and spilled millions of gallons of crude oil into Prince William Sound, significcant changes in tanker safety have been put in place. A Coast Guard presentation on improvements made during the […]

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