Coast Guard women in pursuit of discovery, exploration and sailing on the open seas

March marks the month that the Coast Guard recognizes women of character who dedicate their time to the service. One such woman, Lt. Cmdr. Michele Schallip, commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter SPAR, a 225-foot buoy tender in Kodiak, […]

Iceman Team supports Coast Guard mission to Arctic

  By Staff Sgt. Kirsten Wicker 354th Fighter Wing Public Affairs A U.S. Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules aircraft and crew landed at Eielson recently as part of a flying mission to and above the Arctic Circle. The crew of eight, […]

Safest Fourth of July weekend in Alaska since 1998

Since the Alaska Office of Boating Safety was established in 1998, it has kept a watchful eye over the Alaska boating community. The state organization and the Coast Guard 17th District’s office of boating safety track recreational boating fatalities to […]