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Search begins for pilot in trouble over Prince William Sound

...Anchorage television station KTUU reported the pilot of a Cessna 180 reported he was near Perry Island. Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Shawn Eggert said the pilot was the only person on the airplane.The Coast Guard searched with an MH-60...
Review of Shell's Arctic drilling plan begins

...hear Shell's request for an injunction to remove the activists from the ship and to forbid further boardings.Chief Petty Officer Sara Mooers, a Coast Guard spokeswoman based in Seattle, said early Friday afternoon that they had not received a...
Greenpeace boards Arctic offshore drill rig in Pacific

...allow these stunts to distract from preparations underway to execute a safe and responsible exploration program."Petty Officer Third Class Melissa McKenzie of the Coast Guard's 14th District in Honolulu confirmed the Coast Guard received word...
Photo: Buoy rolling

Petty Officer Brookes Evans, below, and his crewmates from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Elderberry, a buoy tender based out of Petersburg...
Little oil, no impact: Officials say Auke Bay unfazed by Feb. 22 spill

...concern is protecting the safety of the environment and mitigating any potential damage," said Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Kip Wadlow. "We want to be as thorough as we can."The Statter Harbor spill happened between late morning and noon...
Tanker spews flammable liquid after Houston crash

...tanks that ruptured in the vessel's collision with a 623-foot Liberian bulk carrier, Conti Peridot, Coast Guard Petty Officer Manda Emery said.Three cargo tanks on the vessel were ruptured, releasing an unknown quantity of the gasoline additive...
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Juneau petty officer returns home after Bering Sea patrol

...the Bering Sea.Among the returning crewmembers was Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Soristo, of Juneau, who served as...Soristo will soon be advancing to the rank of chief petty officer."I am extremely proud of the men and women who crew...
Coast Guard rescues hunter near Sitka

...overdue by his wife has been rescued from a mountain near Sitka.The Coast Guard conducted the rescue Wednesday.Petty Officer 1st Class Shawn Eggert says the man's wife told police he left to hunt Tuesday and she expected him back that day...
USCG petty officers accused of wasting game avoid criminal convictions

Two U.S. Coast Guard petty officers accused of failing to salvage...non-criminal violation. The petty officers second class pleaded guilty to...Guard District 17 spokesman Chief Petty Officer Kip Wadlow said the Coast Guard...
Robert Dela Vergne

...Men's Bowling League, Friday Night Kings and Queens Bowling League, Chief Warrant Officers Association, Chief Petty Officers Association, Loyal Order of the Moose, Fraternal Order of Eagles. He was also an avid fishermen, and enjoyed driving...


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