How the Coast Guard brings the boom

...Wednesday's target boat, helmed by Coast Guardsman Brett Rielly, the pops and flashes...boat doesn't respond will a Coast Guardsman pick up a shotgun and launch...DuPont Dock. To qualify, the Coast Guardsmen had to safely launch two rounds...
Youngsters learn a lesson about survival

...volunteer instructors across the state. The civilian Coast Guard Auxiliary and active-duty Coast Guardsmen are frequent contributors.On Friday, Coast Guardsman Katharine Martorelli was one of the volunteers jumping in and out of the pool. She has...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for June 15, 2015 and women of District 17 are doing now while they prepare to send equipment into the Arctic Ocean again. To all Coast Guardsmen, we say thank you.Thumbs down to sea lion waste. Last week, marine scientists investigated a beach near Cordova...
Ex-cop, coastie accused of PFD fraud

...residence had to have been Alaska as of December 31, 2009.The legal problem arose when Barela appealed the denial. The Coast Guardsman maintained that he had his legal residence changed on Nov. 1, 2009. He submitted certification that said so, although...
Photo: Survival suit race

With three cruise ships in the Port of Juneau, Coast Guardsmen from a variety of buoy tenders swim toward a buoy in a survival suit race Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015 as part of the Buoy Tender Olympics.
First responders turn out for National Night Out

Police officers, firefighters, Alaska Army National Guardsmen, Alaska State Troopers, Coast Guardsmen, and U.S. Forest Service officers were out in force in Juneau neighborhoods Tuesday night.They broke into groups and swung...
Empire Editorial: Happy birthday, U.S. Coast Guard

Coast Guardsmen and their families today celebrate the 225th birthday of the one of the most prominent federal government services in Alaska. Coast Guardsmen, ships, helicopters and aircraft are on scene when a fishing vessel...
Coast Guard invades Juneau for 'roundup'

...of the ships."The Coast Guard has booked Centennial Hall for Monday and Tuesday, with hundreds of active-duty Coast Guardsmen expected to attend lectures and training sessions.Houck said his office's special projects officer, Lt. Kody...
Coast Guard calls off search for overboard Oregon man

...morning.Lord and his stepson were headed to Hawkins Island, about two miles away from Cordova.When troopers, Coast Guardsmen and U.S. Forest Service Workers visited the Island Friday morning, they found the boy safe inside a seasonal cabin...
Coast Guard rescues three from island in Favorite Channel

...rain - left them stranded on Bird Island, near the Shrine of St. Therese, according to the agency.Station Juneau Coast Guardsmen responded and recovered them and their raft around 8:30 a.m. They took them to nearby Amalga Harbor.Coast Guard...


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