Helfinstine receives the Coast Guard Commander's Award for 35 Years of Civilian Service

...was recently presented with the Coast Guard Commander's Award for 35 Years...Of note includes 30 years with the Coast Guard in Alaska, 25 of which was recently...essential in that it positioned the Coast Guard to meet accelerated permitting...
Coast Guard medevacs injured man from Pelican, Alaska

ANCHORAGE - The Coast Guard medevaced a 31-year-old man with a head injury from Pelican, Alaska, Thursday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air...
US Coast Guard cutter helps Diomede by taking recyclables

...remote Alaska community very near Russia found a unique way to gets some recycled waste off-island.They asked the Coast Guard to transport it.The U.S. Coast Guard cutter SPAR made a stop at the island during a survey of the Chukchi Sea...
Coast Guard encourages safety for Alaska boaters during Independence Day celebration

...Independence Day weekend begins, the Coast Guard 17th District urges Alaskan boaters to keep safe.The Coast Guard reminds boaters and other water...each person on the boat, but the Coast Guard recommends that you wear your...
A special thanks to friends with flotation

...gallon-an-hour pump ready to expel any incoming water. After making the hour and a half run from downtown Juneau, the Coast Guard stood by in case we needed extra help. In the end, all of the things we did to avoid taking on water were rendered...
Guard mulls closing Kodiak golf course

...of users aren't connected to the Coast Guard."Base Kodiak understands and...course," Colbath said. "Really the Coast Guard wants to maintain their relationship...Kodiak group to run the course for the Coast Guard next year, but he's not sure...
Coast Guard frees sailboat trapped in Arctic ice

...Barrow, the northernmost city in the United States.The Coast Guard cutter Healy reached the sailboat, and with the Altan...Foundation-funded research mission in the Arctic. The Coast Guard says the cutter is continuing with its research.
Women's Coast Guard symposium starts today

The Coast Guard is kicking off its yearly women's...Melissa Rivera, a commanding officer at the Coast Guard Air Station in Kodiak.Rear Admiral...Wadlow said this is the second year the Coast Guard has hosted the symposium. Most of the...
Man gets 4 life terms in Coast Guard deaths

...investigation led by the FBI and the Coast Guard Investigative Service, with support...officer who continued service to the Coast Guard as a civilian employee.According...years in the Navy and 13 with the Coast Guard. Upon discharge in 1990, he...
Coast Guard rescues 2 from vessel sinking near Petersburg

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Anacapa rescued two men Tuesday from a vessel taking on aboard the Debra K did the right thing by quickly contacting the Coast Guard," said Lt. Ryan Erickson, chief of incident management, Coast...


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