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Coast Guard: Anchorage Coast Guardsman to face court-martial for sexual assault

...a court-martial at the end of this month in Juneau, according to the Coast Guard.District 17 Coast Guard spokesman Chief Petty Officer Kip Wadlow told the Empire that the military trial for Coast Guard fireman Roque Trevino will begin Aug...
Russian ship heads to Nome

...through 300 miles of sea ice around the city of about 3,500 people."It is challenging," said Coast Guard spokesman Chief Petty Officer Kip Wadlow.Nome normally gets fuel by barge, but a huge storm this fall prevented the last delivery before...
Coast Guard cutter Anacapa commander relieved of duty pending investigation

...on Monday. The reason for relief was "loss of confidence in the ability to command," a phrase Coast Guard spokesman Chief Petty Officer Dana Warr did not elaborate on. "The Anacapa is operating as usual," Warr said. "The incident is pending...
Rat eradication efforts continue aboard seized vessel; ship suspected of illegal fishing rid the Bangun Perkasa of rats. Work was expected to be completed by the middle of this week.Coast Guard spokesman Chief Petty Officer Kip Wadlow said Tuesday that the ship must be free of any signs of rats for 48 hours and no bait stations...
US, Canada conduct Bering Strait spill drill

...near the strait, although poor weather limited actual deployment of spill gear to one day, said Coast Guard spokesman Chief Petty Officer Kip Wadlow.Port Clarence has been designated by the Coast Guard as a port of refuge for vessels in distress...
Coast Guard relieves cutter officer

...Elderberry is a 65-foot inland buoy tender homeported in Petersburg with a crew of about 10, said Coast Guard spokesman Chief Petty Officer Dana Warr. It's one of four ships under Sector Juneau command. Madsen has been with the Coast Guard...
Owner of capsized boat says load of explosives shifted on skipper

...possession of the cargo since the incident. "We're just glad that no one was hurt," he said. Coast Guard Spokesman Chief Petty Officer Barry Lane said the cargo was transferred to Kensington Mine on Wednesday morning after spending the night...
Search continues for missing boaters

...They've not been found and we don't know what type of survival gear they had on board," Coast Guard spokesman Chief Petty Officer Barry Lane said. Searchers had not detected an electric radio beacon signal as of Sunday. Some vessels...


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