Wearable Art of Place: Regalia

...Tlingit use and passed down as an important cultural item through five generations of Tlingit Kaagwaantaan women. Current "admiral," Leona Marie Santiago of the Gooch Hit in Haines and Klukwan, modeled the uniform, which once belonged to her great-great...
My Turn: Steps taken to prevent future Coast Guard wildlife violations

...directed all commanding officers to discuss points of this admiral-level direction at their next "all hands" meeting and we "stand the watch on the Last Frontier."? Rear Admiral Dan Abel is commander of the 17th Coast Guard District.
Charges reduced in 'problem bear' killing

...courts for the incident, but he could still face penalties from the Coast Guard. Coast Guard spokesman Kip Wadlow said the admiral of District 17 will be reviewing the case to see if any action should be taken against Houck administratively or otherwise...
For new Coast Guard head, mission still the same

...Coast Guard may be new to town - he took over for outgoing Rear Admiral Thomas Ostebo in June - but the mission of District 17 isn't...have essentially remained the same since it was formed, Rear Admiral Daniel Abel said Thursday during a speech at the weekly Juneau...
Murkowski attending Arctic conference

...conference in Iceland focused on the Arctic.Murkowski's office says the Alaska Republican and U.S. Arctic representative Admiral Robert Papp will help lead a discussion on Arctic issues with attendees.Murkowski, in a release, said America is an Arctic...
Today in History for Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

...five-star rank of General of the Army and the nominations of William D. Leahy, Ernest J. King and Chester W. Nimitz as Admirals of the Fleet. U.S. forces invaded Mindoro Island in the Philippines, encountering little resistance from the Japanese...
Elizabeth B Hayes expressed in the online guest book at In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Admiral John B. and Bogie Hayes Fund, U.S. Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association, 47 Mohegan Ave., New London, CT 06320...
On Congress' snow day, an Arctic hearing

...economic, environmental and other issues in the far north from the State Department's special representative for the Arctic, Admiral Robert J. Papp Jr., and officials from Alaska and elsewhere.Was it coincidence that the intrepid committee, which plowed...
Empire Editorial: Gravel dreams in West Douglas

...when it can barely pass a budget - to invest in a new Coast Guard station or a NOAA lab. The former Coast Guard commandant, Admiral Robert Papp, used to say that the Coast Guard has been cut to the point that it must learn to do less with less. That doesn't...
Memorial to the Forgotten

...Empire of Japan invaded Attu and Kiska on June 7-8, 1942, it caught Alaska all but defenseless. While the U.S. Navy's admirals knew what was coming, they deliberately let the Japanese attack fall on Alaska in order to trap the Japanese fleet at Midway...


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