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Coast Guard proposes Bering Strait shipping route

...Strait 440 times, twice the traffic of 2008, according to a study in the journal Marine Policy.Retired Coast Guard Vice Admiral Roger Rufe, former operations chief for the Department of Homeland Security, said that's an indication that climate...
New housing to ease Coast Guard shortage

KODIAK - U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski helped break ground for a new Coast Guard Base Kodiak housing facility.Vice Admiral Charles Ray, the commander of the Coast Guard Pacific Area; Captain Jeffrey Westling, the commander of Coast Guard...
Official: More Fort Greely interceptors possible

...Fort Greely to 44 in response to actions by North Korea.But last week, the director of the Missile Defense Agency, Vice Admiral James Syring, told a U.S. Senate subcommittee that number could go higher as the department evaluates additional...
NOAA photographers place in national contest NOAA photographers nationwide entered about 2,000 photos in the contest, and results were announced recently by Vice Admiral Conrad Lautenbacher, head of the agency. David Csepp, a research biologist at the Alaska Fishery Science Center's...
Villanueva, Riutta marry

...of Westminster College, in Salt Lake City, with a Bachelor of English. The groom is the son of retired Coast Guard Vice Admiral Ernest R. Riutta, of Astoria, Ore., and Barbara Starr Kramer Riutta, of Chesters Springs, Pa. He is the brother...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Service and the Coast Guard told a Senate subcommittee. ``We have not maintained control of our own backyard,'' said Vice Admiral John Shkor, commander of the Coast Guard Atlantic Area. The cocaine flow into Puerto Rico has increased threefold...
Rely on facts in climate change

...Duberstein, formerly White House chief of staff in the Reagan administration - I listened to an intense discussion. Vice Admiral (Ret.) Lee Gunn, the president of the American Security Project, gave the primary presentation. His institute...
Student recognitions

...Station, Charleston, S.C. His class standing upon graduation was 21 of 307 - ranking third of 27 in his section. Vice Admiral Alfred G. Harms Jr., commander of Naval Education and Training Command, addressed the graduating class. Following...
Choice: Import our seafood or grow it

...ourselves in an environmentally responsible manner and generate more jobs and revenues for our coastal communities. Vice Admiral Conrad C. Lautenbacher (U.S. Navy, retired) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Washington, D...
My turn: Science supports fluoride

...effective for preventing tooth decay. (Juneau's water is below these levels, so water fluoridation is necessary.) Vice Admiral Richard Carmona, U.S. surgeon general from 2002-06, stated "Community water fluoridation continues to be the...


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