Former POW shares never say die attitude with Alaska Coast Guard

For the third year in a row, American300, a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering resiliency among United States Armed Forces members, visited the Coast Guard men and women of Ketchikan, Alaska, and, this year, they brought along someone who knows all about overcoming adversity.


Station Ketchikan, Alaska, Petty Officer named USCG 17th District Enlisted Petty Officer of the Year

  The Coast Guard 17th District 2013 Enlisted Petty Officer of the Year is Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Taylor, a Melrose, Fla., native serving as the engineering petty officer at Station Ketchikan, Alaska.   Taylor’s nomination came as a result […]


Deck Watch learns about working in extreme weather

This week Deck Watch learns about maintaining aids to navigation in remote areas. Click here to listen! Petty Officer 2nd Class William Yi, an electronics technician with Electronic Support Detachment Valdez, talks about some of the challenges he has to overcome while […]