Coast Guard honors fallen shipmates during ceremony in Kodiak, Alaska

Coast Guard honors fallen shipmates during ceremony in Kodiak, Alaska
Kodiak – Coast Guard Communications Station Kodiak held a ceremony to honor Chief Petty Officer Richard Belisle, retired and Petty Officer 1st Class Jim Hopkins at the unit in Kodiak, Alaska, April 12, 2013. The two were murdered one year ago. Comments from many shipmates including the current and former commanding officers of the COMMSTA were given during the ceremony honoring the lives and...

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...