For military ship, civilian science is the mission

...controlled."The NSF contracts a small team of science support technicians for the gear that's beyond the average Coast Guardsman's expertise. One such person is Toby Martin, who on Friday was below deck in his office wearing khaki shorts...
Message in a bottle

...Sparks Sr., who died in 2009."Bud Sparks Sr. was huge," Anderson said - but too old to have been the lonely Coast Guardsman stationed at a lighthouse in 1964.Anderson searched the obituary for names, then searched on Facebook for people...
Man gets 4 life terms in Coast Guard deaths

...about 250 miles south of Anchorage, is home to the largest Coast Guard air station in the Pacific. The killings of Coast Guardsmen Petty Officer 1st Class James Hopkins and retired Chief Petty Officer Richard Belisle took place 3 miles away at the...
Jury convicts Alaska man in Coast Guard killings

...Coast Guard communications station on Kodiak Island.James Wells, 62, was charged in the 2012 shooting deaths of Coast Guardsmen Petty Officer 1st Class James Hopkins and retired Chief Petty Officer Richard Belisle. Wells, a man with thinning...
Abel takes controls of Alaska Coast Guard

...logistical challenges and unique hardships that face the Coast Guardsmen serving here are not lost on Abel who knows the facts...Praised for his dedication to working individually with Coast Guardsmen in Alaska, Ostebo couldn't pass up the chance for...
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Coast Guardsmen testify about shooting response

ANCHORAGE - A Coast Guardsman who found the bodies of two murdered co-workers thought at first they were pranking him.Petty Officer Cody Beaufort said Wednesday...
Prosecutors lay out case in Coast Guard homicides late because of the flat tire. He called supervisor Scott Reckner at 7:31 a.m. with the same message.A Coast Guardsman found the bodies at 7:40 a.m.Defense attorneys Curtner and Offenbecher said the video on which the government...
Pathologist testifies at Kodiak shootings trial

...alibi prosecutors contend is false.The bodies of Hopkins and Belisle were found shortly after 7:30 a.m. by a Coast Guardsman reporting for work. First responders reported smelling gunpowder in the air. Prosecutors say the men were killed...
Day of service

Some observed Martin Luther King Jr. Day as not just a holiday, but a day of service. U.S. Coast Guardsmen and women helped to serve at the Glory Hole Homeless Shelter on Monday.
Man charged with joyride on whale-watching boat

...K'eet, a vessel used by Juneau Whale Watching.Witnesses also say the vessel was doing "doughnuts" in Auke Bay.Coast Guardsmen responded and took control of the boat. The boarding crew described the man and woman as drunk and naked.Police...


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