Kodiak-based Coast Guard Cutter returns home after South Pacific patrol

KODIAK, Alaska – The crew of the 282-foot Medium Endurance Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley returned to their homeport of Kodiak Tuesday after an 80 day deployment to the South Pacific.

28 Taiwanese fishermen safe after rescue by Alaska-based Coast Guard cutter crew

KODIAK, Alaska — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley transferred 28 survivors of the Taiwanese fishing vessel Hou Chun 11 into an awaiting small outrigger to be taken ashore Wednesday about 6 p.m., Alaska Standard Time, to Christmas Island, Kiribati.

Coast Guard crews continue to assist disabled fishing vessel crew

HONOLULU – Coast Guard crews have located the 28-member crew of the disabled fishing vessel Hou Chun 11 early Tuesday morning and are providing medical care to injured crewmembers.

U.S. Coast Guard responding to disabled vessel’s crew

HONOLULU – U.S. Coast Guard crews are responding to a fishing vessel fire approximately 50 miles north of Kingman Reef.  The Rescue Coordination Center in Taiwan reported to Coast Guard Joint Rescue Coordination Center watchstanders here Monday at 7:30 a.m. that the 28-member crew of the Taiwanese-flagged fishing vessel Hou Chun 11 abandoned ship and are in two life rafts.

Coast Guard conducts three-day Alaska Native student outreach in North Slope

KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard is preparing for an Alaskan Native Outreach program Sept. 23-25 to educate, expose and promote Coast Guard missions and operations to more than 2,700 Alaska’s elementry, middle school, high school and college students in Nome, Kotzebue and Barrow.

Arctic Crossroads 2009 Multi-agency Deployment Concludes, Cutter and Aircraft Patrols Continue

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The multi-agency phase of operation Arctic Crossroads concluded Sunday following 20 days of testing assets, area familiarization and community outreach. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Utilizing expertise from all over the United States, members of the Coast Guard, U.S. Air Force, Army National Guard, Air National...

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard in Bering Sea

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Coast Guard suspended the search Sunday at 12:37 a.m. for a man that reportedly fell overboard from the commercial fishing vessel Rebecca Irene 24 miles southeast of Umnak Island.

Coast Guard searching for man overboard from fishing boat south of Umnak Island

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Coast Guard is searching for a man overboard from the commercial fishing vessel Rebecca Irene 24 miles southeast of Umnak Island Saturday.

Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley to hold Change of Command ceremony underway

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Coast Guard Cmdr. Andrew Raiha will relieve Cmdr. Kevin A. Jones as commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley during a change of command ceremony held on the flight deck the Haley while the cuter is underway in the vicinity of Cold Bay, Alaska, at 12:45 pm, Friday.