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Young crewman receives high honor

...received a high honor in a surprise presentation from the commanding officer of the 17th Coast Guard District, Rear Adm. Christopher C. Colvin, on board the cutter Acushnet on Tuesday. "This is a pretty big deal," Colvin said as he shook...
Former Coast Guard officer posthumously awarded Coast Guard Meritorious Public Service medal

Rear Adm. Christopher Colvin, commander of the 17th Coast Guard District, posthumously awarded Carl H. Lautenberger the Coast Guard Meritorious Public...
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Chamber updated on 2010 Coast Guard operations

...the Juneau Chamber of Commerce just how busy the Coast Guard was in 2010, and what that means for the state. Rear Adm. Christopher Colvin went through a variety of statistics illustrating Coast Guard operations throughout the state, rather than...
Photo: Joint effort to combat illegal fishing

...Alexeseevich Daerbaev, left, chief of the Northeast Border Directorate of the Federal Security Service of Russia, and Rear Adm. Christopher Colvin, right, commander 17th Coast Guard District, examine documents Wednesday in Anchorage. The two commanders...
Deal reached in Coast Guard commander's trial

...senior-junior sexual relationships result in unfair advantages and are contrary to good order and discipline," Rear Adm. Christopher C. Colvin said in a statement. "The resolution to this case should send a strong message that conduct unbecoming...
Photo: Change of command

Outgoing Cmdr. Rear Adm. Arthur E. Brooks, left, and incoming Cmdr. Rear Adm. Christopher C. Colvin salute the colors during a Change of Command ceremony for the Sevententh Coast Guard District on Thursday at Centennial...
Boating Safety office receives service award

ANCHORAGE - Rear Adm. Christopher Colvin, 17th District commander, presented the Meritorious Public Service Award to the Alaska Office of Boating Safety on Feb...
Coast Guard's newest cutter to visit Juneau today

...tour the Bertholf on Monday with USCG 17th District Chief of Staff Captain Norman Custard and District Commander Rear Adm. Christopher Colvin. The Bertholf will be open for public viewing on Monday from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 2 p...
Rush eases into Coast Guard Station Juneau pier

...visiting Juneau to help celebrate the 17th Coast Guard District's change of command ceremony this morning. Rear Adm. Christopher Colvin has been reassigned to Pacific Area Coast Guard in Alameda, Calif. and Rear Adm. Tom Ostebo takes over...
Coast Guard cutter visits Juneau

...Alameda, Calif. Tactical command for the Alaska patrol was under Coast Guard District 17 and its commander, Rear Adm. Christopher C. Colvin. This was the last scheduled Alaskan patrol for the Hamilton as it will be decommissioned this year...


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