Sea chanteys add high note to WhaleFest

...Take that as a compliment," said Dave Moore, who was accompanying Sineti on his school visits. Moore, a former commanding officer of Coast Guard Air Station Sitka, can attest to the value of the chanteyman from his experience as a cadet at the...
Dr. George Yost Harry Jr.

...began soon after George received a master's degree from Michigan State University. He was assigned to be the Commanding Officer of the LCI 1015. On July 17, 1942, he married the love of his life, Evelyn Cora Leiper (9/11/22 6/21...
Juneau petty officer returns home after Bering Sea patrol

...petty officer."I am extremely proud of the men and women who crew Munro," said Capt. Jeff Thomas, Munro's commanding officer. "They continually exceed expectations while executing our assigned missions in weather and sea conditions few...
My Turn: Steps taken to prevent future Coast Guard wildlife violations

...that outlined my expectations for those that hunt and fish in the breathtaking environs of Alaska. I directed all commanding officers to discuss points of this admiral-level direction at their next "all hands" meeting and to introduce this material...
The Forgotten Battle for Alaska: Part 2

...Etta and Foster were placed under guard in the empty schoolhouse, as their house was being confiscated by the commanding officer.The next day, Foster was taken to headquarters for interrogation. The Japanese demanded to know what secrets...
Charges reduced in 'problem bear' killing

...out the door.Houck, 43, a waterways management chief for the Coast Guard command center in Juneau and a former commanding officer of a Coast Guard cutter, could have been sentenced to up to a year in jail and a $10,000 fine for the class 'A...
Ketchikan-based Petty Officer Taylor named USCG 17th District Enlisted Petty Officer of the Year

...flawlessly manages his duties as the engineering petty officer," said Senior Chief Petty Officer Kevinn Smith, commanding officer, Station Ketchikan. "His work ensures Station Ketchikan has top performing assets able to respond to mariners...
Alaska Editorial: National Guard sexual assault reports need quicker action

...had gone outside the chain of command to make their reports because of a lack of faith in the response by their commanding officers.The response to the allegations from members of the federal government has been much swifter. Members of the...
Women's Coast Guard symposium starts today

...include Lt. Sarah Morin, a command duty officer with the District 17 command center, and Capt. Melissa Rivera, a commanding officer at the Coast Guard Air Station in Kodiak.Rear Admiral Thomas P. Ostebo, the commander of Coast Guard District...
US Coast Guard cutter helps Diomede by taking recyclables

...included "quite a few boxes of electronic waste_monitors, DVD players, stereos - that kind of stuff," said SPAR commanding officer Doug Jannusch. "We were able to take about 200 pounds worth and the six batteries."The community of Diomede...


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