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Photos: Santa to the Villages

In a Dec. 7 photo, Santa Claus, played by Coast Guard Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Rian Bareuther, receives a hug after disembarking from a Coast Guard helicopter in Port Lions, Alaska. The...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-20/photos-santa-villages
State
It's Christmas in February for a sailor on furlough

...Afghanistan. The scene Rogers paints of life as an "aviation boatswain's mate fuels" sounds like something out of a Bruce Willis...mirage-like heat waves from the metal deck during the day. As a boatswain's mate fuels, duties include firefighting, which means...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021702/Loc_sailor.shtml
Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...formal christening of the new buoy tender, a vessel that will service mariners' navigation aids. The ship is named for Chief Boatswain's Mate Anthony Lawrence Petit, who was killed in 1946 from an earthquake-driven tsunami at Scotch Cap Lighthouse, on...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/013199/Loc_cutter.shtml
Coast Guard hauls in buoys for winter

...There was only a three-hour window to get it done, because the shallow area requires a 17-foot minimum tide, said Chief Boatswain's Mate John Moreland. "Fall, spring. It kind of marks the season," he said of removing and replacing buoys. Moreland...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101909/loc_506455800.shtml
Juneau Coast Guard reservist gets top nod

...according to the release. The active duty Coast Guardsman who received the award was Petty Officer 2nd Class Scott Peters, a boatswain's mate at Station Valdez."I'm proud that we are able to recognize Petty Officers Scott Peters and Jeremy Frank as the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-02-20/juneau-coast-guard-reservist-gets-top-n
Local
Mystery shrouds divers' deaths

...summer day, stretching their legs after a month aboard a rocking, bucking, 420-foot icebreaker. Lt. Jessica Hill and Boatswain's Mate Steven Duque seized the chance to fit in a training dive and slipped into a patch of open water near the Healy's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092406/sta_20060924004.shtml
News
New vessel for Ketchikan christened

...formal christening of the new buoy tender, a vessel that will service mariners' navigation aids. The ship is named for Chief Boatswain's Mate Anthony Lawrence Petit, who was killed in 1946 from an earthquake-driven tsunami at Scotch Cap Lighthouse, on...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/013199/Loc_cutter.html
Local
Sailor serves on U.S. carrier in Arabian Sea

...feel in immediate danger, but requested the "prayers and support" of "all fellow citizens." Rogers is an "aviation boatswain's mate fuels." His mother believes he fuels planes. Shifts are generally 12 hours on, 12 hours off, "sometimes longer...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111301/Loc_sailor.shtml
Local
World War II veterans reunite

...Friday, Nov. 13, 1942, for the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal. Ted Waller worked his way from an apprentice seaman to chief boatswain's mate aboard the Portland from January 1942 to August 1946. He said his ship sustained the same torpedo damage as the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052704/loc_wwii.shtml
News
Coast Guard's newest protector arrives in Juneau port

...It's pretty cold, but oh so beautiful here," Todd said. The mooring lines were thrown and bounced onto the dock. The Boatswain's whistle sounded "Mooring" and the Bertholf crewmembers were now officially Alaskans. ? Contact reporter Klas Stolpe...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-04-10/coast-guards-newest-protector-arrives-j
Local

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