Why do we go to school?

One answer: to find a fulfilling career. That’s what students were looking to learn about when they visited Coast Guard Station Juneau and the Coast Guard Cutter Naushon.

Women’s History Month: Tomorrow’s Leaders

Included in the five women at Station Juneau are Petty Officer 3rd Class Lacey Miller, a boatswain’s mate, and Fireman Rachel Larson, a member of the engineering department. Both are relatively new members to the service, yet their experience is already shaping who they will become as professionals, and how they can become future leaders of the Coast Guard.

The Continuity of Command

There’s a lot of patriotic music. Flapping flags. A marching color guard. An honor platoon in the corner. More shiny pairs of shoes and sharp uniforms than you could count. A Coast Guard change of command, like many military ceremonies, […]

U.S. Coast Guard Photo Illustration by Petty Officer 3rd Class Grant DeVuyst

Helms and Turntables

Pulsing, multi-colored light dances across the disc jockey’s body as he moves almost frantically from the knobs and sliders to the turntable and back again. His concentration on the beat of the lively electronic dance music is palpable, and the […]

Expanding horizons for Alaska’s youth

Depending on the location and type of unit, a Coast Guardsman could be described in a variety of terms: lifesaver, law enforcer, pollution responder, aviator, teacher and so much more. Last week, as part of the Coast Guard Partnership in […]

Coast Guard holds first Alaskan Military Women’s Symposium in Juneau

Women have been serving as part of the Coast Guard since its early days as the Lighthouse Service in the 1830s. Women now comprise 14.3 percent of the Coast Guard’s 38,000 members and women make up about 30 percent of […]

Station Juneau escorts season’s first cruise ship

  JUNEAU, Alaska — Two Coast Guard Station Juneau Response Boat — Medium crews could be seen darting throughout Gastineau Channel as the first cruise ship of the season made a port call.  Over the next several months, an average of four […]

Deck Watch recognizes 1950 rescue

KODIAK, Alaska – Deck Watch is a five to seven minute radio show featuring Coast Guard news across Alaska.  In this week’s feature Deck Watch learns about the 1950 rescue of Helvig Christensen from the fishing vessel Dixie north of […]

Canadian Consul General visits Station Juneau


Petty Officer Vincent Windrich

Juneau-area Enlisted Person of the Quarter selected

Petty Officer 3rd Class Vincent Windrich, a gunner’s mate with Coast Guard Sector Juneau, was recognized as the Sector Juneau Enlisted Person of the Quarter during a ceremony held at Coast Guard Station Juneau Wednesday. A vote was placed to […]

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