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Coast Guard cutter forced into retirement

...Manning said she did not know if or when a Sentinel-class patrol boat would be assigned to Homer. In discussions with Rear Admiral Daniel Abel, commander, U.S. Coast Guard 17th District, Juneau, on a visit this winter, Homer Mayor Beth Wythe...
My Turn: Steps taken to prevent future Coast Guard wildlife violations

...can assure you we all seek to earn your trust, on and off duty, as we "stand the watch on the Last Frontier."? Rear Admiral Dan Abel is commander of the 17th Coast Guard District.
Coast Guard: Tug engine failure blamed on water in fuel

...A senior Coast Guard official, Rear Admiral Thomas Ostebo, also cited the...Kulluk) in the winter," the rear admiral wrote in his review of the report...checklists and other procedures.Rear Admiral Joseph Servidio, the Coast Guard's...
Women's Coast Guard symposium starts today

...District 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...
Abel takes controls of Alaska Coast Guard

...Coast Guard District will now be under the command of Rear Admiral Daniel Abel, who is transferring to Alaska from Boston...he added.The district's outgoing commander, Rear Admiral Thomas Ostebo, is heading to Washington, D.C...
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Thumbs up, thumbs down

...the entire Alaska district is 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.
For new Coast Guard head, mission still the same

...Guard may be new to town - he took over for outgoing Rear Admiral Thomas Ostebo in June - but the mission of District...essentially remained the same since it was formed, Rear Admiral Daniel Abel said Thursday during a speech at the weekly...
International search and rescue

...sank in the Bering Sea, the U.S. Coast Guard in Alaska is preparing to wind down its search and rescue mission.Rear Admiral Daniel Abel, the commander of Coast Guard District 17 which covers all of Alaska, said the Coast Guard will be handing...
Empire editorial: Polar history sent to the scrap yard

...During the first of 15 "Operation Deep Freeze" voyages, the Glacier served as flagship for famous polar explorer Rear Admiral Byrd during that 1955-56 mission.? The Glacier was the first icebreaker to make her way in 1955 through the frozen Bellingshausen...
Coast Guardsman accused of sexual assault found not guilty successful," added co-defense counsel U.S. Navy Lt. Michael Hanzel.The court-martial was convened by Rear Admiral Thomas P. Ostebo, the commander of District 17, which covers all of Alaska. It began Monday with panel member selection...


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