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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...

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State
O'Meara: 'That is just what we do!'

Despite it being his moment in the spotlight, Chief Boatswains Mate Ryan W. O'Meara held up his Meritorious Service Award toward his crew and gave thanks for a job well done. "Guys, this...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052610/loc_644797905.shtml
News
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
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
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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
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
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Coast Guard's newest protector arrives in Juneau port

...do that I just love," Newton said. One tradition is the Boatswains Whistle from the days of wooden ships, which summons crew...mooring lines were thrown and bounced onto the dock. The Boatswain's whistle sounded "Mooring" and the Bertholf crewmembers...

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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
Northwest Digest

...Tuesday by William Hill Jr., of St. Augustine, Fla., the father of Coast Guard Lt. Jessica Hill, who died along with Boatswain's Mate Steven Duque on Aug. 17, 500 miles north of Alaska. The Coast Guard has released little information about the...

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News
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...

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