Coast Guard medevacs man suffering appendicitis near Dutch Harbor

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard medevaced a 22-year-old Chinese man near Dutch Harbor from the 900-foot cargo ship, Fei He, Saturday morning after he was reported to be suffering from appendicitis.

Feature: Coast Guardsman recognized as Master Cutterman for serving 25 years at sea

KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guardsman stationed in Kodiak, Alaska received the Coast Guard’s newest honor during an informal ceremony in Kodiak on February 12, where he was named the services 12th Master Cutterman. While many Coast Guardsmen proudly wear the Cutterman’s insignia, which represents five years of sea service, the distinguished title of Master Cutterman is awarded to those...

Kodiak Coast Guardsman receives title of Master Cutterman

A Coast Guardsman stationed in Kodiak, Alaska received the Coast Guard’s newest honor during an informal ceremony in Kodiak Thursday where he was named the services 12th Master Cutterman awarded for more than 20 years at sea. Chief Warrant Officer Randy Salenski received the award during the ceremony at Coast Guard Base Kodiak for serving more than 25 years at sea. In May his sea time will reach...