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Change of command in state Coast Guard

...issues at "Thank you for relieving me and taking care of the best district in the Coast Guard," he told Rear Adm. Gene Brooks after turning over command of the 17th District. In the Air National Guard hangar, Olson ended a nearly 40-year...
Photo: A day to honor wounded veterans

...Wilkins, Clayton Love, Howard Colbert, Tim Armstrong, Juneau Mayor Bruce Botelho, U.S. Coast Guard Rear Admiral Gene Brooks and Army National Guard Major Joel T. Gilbert. "We must never forget our military and veterans wounded in action...
Coast Guard shuffle shifting a few jobs north

...Rear Adm. James Olson retired after a 40-year career. He turned over command of the 17th District to Rear Adm. Gene Brooks. Capt. Mark Guillory relieved Cmdr. John P. Sifling of command and will be taking the helm of the newly created...
Coast Guard to hold Change of Command Ceremony on Monday Centennial Hall. Capt. Melissa Bert will relieve Capt. Michael Inman as Sector Juneau Commander. Rear Admiral Gene Brooks, commander of the 17th Coast Guard District, will preside over the ceremony. Capt. Inman will remain in Juneau...
Coast Guard relieves cutter officer

...command." The Coast Guard did not elaborate on the reason for the action, though the decision was made by Rear Adm. Gene Brooks and Capt. Melissa Bert, the heads of the Coast Guard in Alaska and Sector Juneau, respectively. The Elderberry is...
Juneau residents honor fallen soldiers on Memorial Day

...ceremonies in Mendenhall Valley and downtown. They gathered to share a somber day. U.S. Coast Guard Rear Adm. Arthur "Gene" Brooks was a featured speaker at Evergreen Cemetery at an event sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Taku Post 5559 and...
Dinner honors seniors in Juneau

...said Tamara Williammee, vice president of the Juneau CPOA chapter, who served full trays of food Sunday. Adm. Gene Brooks attended for a second year, noting that many Coast Guard service members spend the holidays without their families...
Arctic Ocean drilling draws disapproval

...some of the wildest coastline of America's wildest state. In an Associated Press interview in February, Rear Adm. Gene Brooks, then-commander of the Coast Guard district that oversees Alaska, called his agency's Arctic experience "episodic...
Arts & Culture in brief

...celebration is "What Are You Dreaming Of?" Participants include Gov. Sarah Palin; Mayor Bruce Botelho; Admiral Gene Brooks; the Revs. Daymond Geary, Richard Green and Mike Rose; the Tongass Alaska Girl Scout Flag Corp.; Kolene James...
Coast Guard honors crewman in Alaska Ranger rescue

...the Coast Guard's Unit Commendation award for their roles in rescuing 20 members of the Alaska Ranger. Rear Adm. Gene Brooks, commander of Coast Guard operations in Alaska, presented the award Thursday. He told crew members the rescue after...


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