U.S. Coast Guard, Canada partner to curb illegal fishing in the Pacific Ocean

The U.S. Coast Guard and the Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans conducted joint patrols of the high seas under Operation Drift Net from Sep. 19 to Oct. 6. Coast Guard cutters and Canadian aircraft patrolled the international waters off […]


YOKOSUKA, Japan - (front row) Petty Officer 2nd Class Kathryn Menrath and Petty Officer 3rd Class George Alvarez, (back row) Petty Officer 3rd Class Allison Gourd and Petty Officer 3rd Class Patrick Humphrey, crewmembers of the Coast Guard Cutter Munro, take a moment for a photo after climbing Mount Fuji in Yokosuka September 2011. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Cutter Munro.

Kodiak-based cutter crew returns home after 100 days

By Ensign Stefan Lewis The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Munro returned home to Kodiak, Alaska, Nov. 1 after completing a 100-day North Pacific Patrol. Family and friends greeted the Munro crew at the pier wearing Halloween costumes continuing the […]


Coast Guard weekly news highlights across Alaska

Alaskan Coast Guard units were busy this past week. Here’s a look at what happened. Aug. 31 – Medical personnel from the Haines Clinic called the Coast Guard requesting a medevac for a patient experiencing shock due to a motorcycle […]