Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in joint law enforcement operation

Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in joint law enforcement operation
Petty Officer 1st Class Devon Waite, a member of Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Diego (91109), and canine Bingo conduct a vehicle sweep aboard the Alaska Marine Highway System ferry vessel Tustumena in Kodiak, Alaska, June 27, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lauren Dean. JUNEAU, Alaska – Law enforcement authorities from the Coast Guard, Coast Guard Investigative...

Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in joint law enforcement operation

Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in joint law enforcement operation
K-9 Ricky and his handler Petty Officer 1st Class Jordan Brosowsky, a member of Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Francisco (91105), conducts a sweep of the Alaska Marine Highway System ferry terminal parking lot in Juneau, Alaska, March 12, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Brian Dykens. JUNEAU, Alaska – Law enforcement authorities from the Coast Guard, Coast Guard Investigative...

Coast Guard, Alaska Marine Highway System establish mutual training agreement

Coast Guard, Alaska Marine Highway System establish mutual training agreement
Lt. Ryan Butler, Lt. j.g. Katharine Martorelli, Chief Warrant Officer Israel Nieves and Chief Warrant Officer Martin Donohue from Sector Juneau, along with vessel Master Captain Josh McGrath and two other crewmembers, pose for a photo during a ship ride event Dec. 14, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard and Alaska Marine Highway System successfully established their...

Coast Guard medevacs 64-year-old woman from a ferry near Cordova, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs 64-year-old woman from a ferry near Cordova, Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured 64-year-old woman from Alaska Marine Highway System ferry Kennicott near Cordova Wednesday evening. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward deployed in Cordova, safely hoisted the woman and transported her to awaiting medical personnel in Valdez. Coast Guard 17th District command center watchstanders received a...

Coast Guard to recognize local partners at Southeast Outdoor Safety Expo

JUNEAU, Alaska – Capt. Melissa Bert, Coast Guard Sector Juneau Commander, is scheduled to recognize eight local organizations for their continued service and partnership in search and rescue at Centennial Hall Sunday at 1 p.m. during the Southeast Outdoor Safety Expo.

Coast Guard to present motor vessel Taku with Certificate of Merit

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard is scheduled to present Captain Thomas Moore and the crew of the motor vessel Taku with a Coast Guard Certificate of Merit at the Auke Bay Ferry Terminal Friday at 1:15 p.m. for their role in rescuing two men off the fishing vessel Alaskan Pride in Chatham Strait.

2,000 gallons of fuel unaccounted for following ferry grounding

JUNEAU, Alaska – The ongoing investigation into the grounding of the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) ferry Lituya revealed there is approximately 2,000 gallons of number two diesel fuel unaccounted for following the vessel’s grounding on Scrub Island.