Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in joint law enforcement operation

Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in joint law enforcement operation
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); 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...

Coast Guard Base Kodiak conducts change of command ceremony

Coast Guard Base Kodiak conducts change of command ceremony
Capt. Jeffrey Good shakes hands with Capt. Jeffrey Westling after assuming command of Coast Guard Base Kodiak, Alaska, during a Change of Command Ceremony in Kodiak, July 11, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Meredith Manning KODIAK, Alaska – Capt. Jeffrey Westling transferred command of Coast Guard Base Kodiak to Capt. Jeffrey Good during a change of command ceremony at...

Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewman 57 miles off Cold Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewman 57 miles off Cold Bay, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrew deployed to Forward Operating Location Cold Bay medevaced a 31-year-old male from a fishing vessel 57 miles west-northwest of Cold Bay Sunday morning. Watchstanders at the 17th Coast Guard District Command Center received information relayed from the Coast Guard Base Kodiak Police Department that a crew member aboard the fishing vessel...

From the Bridge Wing 9-8-2013

From the Bridge Wing 9-8-2013
This Day in Coast Guard History: 1934 – Surfboats and lifeboats from Coast Guard stations Shark River, Squan Beach, Sandy Hook and others responded to a deadly fire aboard the liner Morro Castle, rescuing 129 survivors.  Cutters Tampa and Cahoone also responded.  After failing to get the Morro Castle under tow due to the worsening weather, they recovered as many victims from the...

Coast Guard responds to derelict dock in Kodiak, Alaska

Coast Guard responds to derelict dock in Kodiak, Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a derelict dock washing up on Zaimka Island near the Coast Guard Base in Kodiak Monday. Coast Guard personnel from Base Kodiak are developing a plan to safely remove the dock and associated debris from the beach so it no longer pose a threat to maritime transportation or the local wildlife. “The Coast Guard endeavors to be a good...

Coast Guard, Sun’aq Tribe of Kodiak sign joint cooperation agreement in Kodiak, Alaska

Coast Guard, Sun'aq Tribe of Kodiak sign joint cooperation agreement in Kodiak, Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard and the Sun’aq Tribe of Kodiak signed a memorandum of understanding to improve cooperation between the two governments during a ceremony at Coast Guard Base Kodiak Wednesday. The memorandum formalizes the joint relationship between the two entities to promote positive communication and cooperation on cultural, environmental, and community issues of importance. “This...

Coast Guard Base Kodiak to hold change of command

Coast Guard Base Kodiak to hold change of command
KODIAK, Alaska — Capt. Jerald Woloszynski will assume command of Coast Guard Base Kodiak from Capt. Karl Moore during a formal change of command ceremony Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Northern Lights Recreational Facility on the base. Moore, a native of Laramie, Wyo., is retiring after 24 years of service in the Coast Guard. Moore’s assignments include numerous afloat and ashore tours. He has served...

Coast Guard Base Kodiak established

KODIAK, Alaska — Coast Guard Base Kodiak was officially established Wednesday during a ceremony at the Billiken Theater on the base. Capt. Mark Carmel, deputy director of operational logistics office in Norfolk, Va., presided over the ceremony in which Capt. Karl Moore became the first commanding officer of Coast Guard Base Kodiak. “The base supports the Coast Guard mission in Alaska by providing...

Memorial service scheduled for fallen shipmates

Memorial service scheduled for fallen shipmates
KODIAK, Alaska — Coast Guard Base Kodiak is hosting a memorial service for two fallen Coast Guardsmen from Communication Station Kodiak Wednesday at 1 p.m. in Hangar Three at Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak. Petty Officer 1st Class James Hopkins and Chief Petty Officer Richard Belisle (USCG-Ret) died Thursday as the result of a shooting. The FBI, Coast Guard, and Alaska State Troopers are working...