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For new Coast Guard head, mission still the same

The commander of Alaska's Coast Guard may be new to town - he took over for outgoing Rear Admiral Thomas Ostebo in June - but the mission of District 17 isn't likely to change.In fact, the Coast Guard's three broad missions have...
Abel takes controls of Alaska Coast Guard

...charge to you is to bring every crew back from every mission," he added.The district's outgoing commander, Rear Admiral Thomas Ostebo, is heading to Washington, D.C., where he has been nominated by the President to serve as the Coast...
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Thumbs up, thumbs down now under the command of Rear Admiral Daniel Abel, who took charge from the district's outgoing commander, Rear Admiral Thomas Ostebo, at a Thursday ceremony.
Women's Coast Guard symposium starts today

...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 17 in Alaska, will be giving opening remarks, as is Master...
Cmdr of Coast Guard vessel reassigned

...command climate." While the investigation continues, preliminary results led the Coast Guard commander for Alaska, Rear Admiral Thomas Ostebo, to temporarily relieve Seaton of his command. Seaton has been reassigned to Air Station Sitka for the...
Sitka Coast Guardsman sentenced to jail, discharged for child pornography offense

...confinement and mitigated the discharge from dishonorable to "bad conduct." That was agreed to by District 17 Commander Rear Admiral Thomas P. Ostebo, the convening authority of the court-martial.Grover pleaded guilty to attempted possession of child...
Coast Guard: Tug engine failure blamed on water in fuel

...singled out risk management practices by both Shell and Edison Chouest for criticism.A senior Coast Guard official, Rear Admiral Thomas Ostebo, also cited the lack of experience of Edison Chouest in northern waters. Ostebo is the commandant of Alaska's...
On return trek from the Arctic, heavy ice breaker stops in Juneau

...that cruise ship right there."Pellissier said the second reason for stopping in the capital city was to give the Rear Admiral Thomas P. Ostebo, the commander of District 17, a chance to show off the ship. A private reception was held late Saturday...
Gulf over cruise ships

...for the industry to fund a $53,000 air-quality monitoring program in Juneau this summer. The Coast Guard's Rear Admiral Thomas J Barrett, DEC Commissioner Michele Brown and Dean Brown, Chairman of the Northwest Cruiseship Association, listen...
Court-martial begins for Coast Guardsman accused of sexual assault

...dishonorably discharged and ordered to serve a lengthy sentence in military prison.The court-martial was convened by Rear Admiral Thomas P. Ostebo, the commander of District 17. The presiding military judge is Captain Michael E. Tousley. Tousley...


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