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Kodiak spouse in running for national award

...Her husband, Robert, is an aviation maintenance technician on MH-65 Dolphin helicopters and was transferred to Air Station Kodiak in July - the families third relocation.Lieutenant Hilary Smith, a Morale Recreation and Welfare officer in Miami...
Coast Guard, partner agencies search for missing hiker near Akhiok

JUNEAU - A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak helicopter crew is working with Alaska State Troopers and local authorities in searching for a missing hiker near Akhiok on Sunday...
Fish tender crew recognized for 2012 rescue

...actions on the 25th of January 2012, were nothing short of heroic," said Capt. Melissa Rivera, commander of Air Station Kodiak. "You answered the distress call of a fellow mariner without hesitation. You got underway with full understanding...
Coast Guard crew recognized for 1988 rescue

...most important thing was that lives were saved."The Coast Guard held the awards ceremony earlier this month at Air Station Kodiak, and Rear Adm. Thomas Ostebo traveled from Juneau to present the awards.Although the rescue took place 24 years...
Coast Guard prepares for expanded Arctic role

...Appropriations Subcommittee.U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-Louisiana, conducted the hearing in a hangar of Air Station Kodiak at the request of Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, with the intent of discussing Coast Guard needs as melting...
Coast Guard helps rescue 2 walrus calves

...we can provide our help and support in a variety of ways," Capt. Melissa Rivera, the commanding officer of Air Station Kodiak, said in a written statement.From Anchorage, the walruses were transported 125 miles south to Seward, where...
'Coast Guard Alaska' premieres 3rd season aired last winter, and focused primarily on Air Station Kodiak; the second season aired in April. This new season will highlight Coast Guardsmen at Air Station Kodiak and Sitka. It also includes some footage of operations...
Kodiak crews open search and rescue base in Barrow one of the pilots making the 900-mile commute to Barrow this summer, bringing parts, fuel and people from Air Station Kodiak. The Coast Guardsmen are stationed at the Barrow location for two to three weeks at a time, then replaced by a...
Commander of Coast Guard Air Station in Kodiak bids farewell

...speech to the Coast Guardsmen of Air Station Kodiak inside Hangar Three when he...Neussl has been commander of Air Station Kodiak since July 2003. Under his...Coast Guardsmen responding from Air Station Kodiak. Two C-130 airplanes and...
Alaska fishing boat grounded to keep from sinking

...Ruffian" based in Homer was sitting with its stern submerged near Latouche Island. The Coast Guard has sent two Air Station Kodiak helicopters and a cutter from Homer to rescue the crew. The fishing boat reportedly carries 200 gallons of diesel...
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