Through the Lens: Alaska Village Student Outreach

As part of the Sun’arausqat Katurgwiat (The Young People’s Gathering Place), Coast Guard units from across Team Kodiak hosted youth from villages and communities around Kodiak Island.


Petty Officer 1st Class Roy Mesen and Petty Officer 1st Class Cristina Mesen pose on Coast Guard Base Kodiak, Alaska, Oct. 1, 2015. The Mesens have been married since 2000 and are both active duty Coast Guardsmen. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lauren Steenson.

National Hispanic Heritage Month: The Mesens

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. In honor of […]


What are your New Year’s resolutions?

Coast Guard members from around Alaska share their New Year’s resolutions for 2015.


Physicians assistants work to keep Coast Guardsmen on duty

by Auxiliarist Drew Herman Through Friday the Coast Guard recognizes vital members of its health care system with National Physician Assistant Week. Authorized to practice medicine under the supervision of a licensed physician, physician assistants are playing a growing role in […]