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Alaska's fishing fatalities are dropping, no matter how you mix the numbers

...pace is on track for the 997 boardings conducted last year."These fishermen up here want to do the right thing," said Lt. Cmdr. Corrie Sergent of the Coast Guard's Alaska office of enforcement, but "it's a lot easier when there's someone looking...
China warns US Navy after ship sails by Chinese-built island

...anonymity to discuss the Lassen's movements, said the patrol was completed without incident. A Pentagon spokesman, Navy Cmdr. Bill Urban, declined to comment.Speaking to foreign correspondents in Manila, Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said...
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Officials rescue 367 migrants off Libya; 25 bodies found

...said at least 367 people were saved, although 25 bodies also were found in the latest human smuggling tragedy.Coast guard Cmdr. Filippo Marini said the rescue operation, involving seven ships, was still underway several hours after the capsizing. Survivors...
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Rescue 21 Project Cmdr. Calnan retires from Mayflower Island of a Coast Guardsman was conducted in one afternoon for Cmdr. Joseph S. Calnan on Friday at Mayflower Island in Douglas...21 Project Resident Office Alaska was relinquishing command to Cmdr. Dennis Evans. Calnan, after being saluted on stage by his...
Cmdr of Coast Guard vessel reassigned

...southeast Alaska has been temporarily removed from command because of a "lack of confidence," an agency spokesman said.Lt. Cmdr. Fred Seaton was removed Oct. 1 after officials received reports of problems on board, KCAW reported Monday. Seaton has served...
Fuel from sunken vessel removed

...mitigate any environmental damage. "Our focus is on the safety of the mariners who use the waterways and the environment," said Cmdr. Marc Burd, chief of response at Coast Guard Sector Juneau, in a prepared statement. "We are working with the 17th Coast...
Hunt for 3 suspects widens after Illinois officer's death black - moments before he was shot."That was the only description provided," said Lake County Major Crimes Task Force Cmdr. George Filenko, the lead investigator on the case. "So of course we're getting the public calling in every time they see...
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Navy to limit some training that harms whales, dolphins in Pacific

...estimated it could cause more than 11,000 serious injuries off the East Coast and 2,000 off Hawaii and Southern California.Lt. Cmdr. Matt Knight, a U.S. Pacific Fleet spokesman, said the settlement preserves key testing and training."Recognizing our...
Meet the crew working behind the scenes in the Federal Building, and it doesn't garner much attention.Indeed, if everything goes right, it shouldn't. Cmdr. James Houck leads the Waterways Management division, overseeing an eight-person staff that coordinates the people and ships...
Ex-cop, coastie accused of PFD fraud

...Maxwell, a former cop for the city of Klawock on Prince of Wales Island, and in a separate case, U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Geoffrey Michael Barela.Prosecutors with the Anchorage-based Office of Special Prosecutions and Appeals alleged in charging...


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