Alaska’s Coast Guard buoy tenders arrive to Juneau for Roundup

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard 17th District is hosting its week-long annual District Buoy Tender Roundup in Juneau beginning Monday to include cutters homeported throughout Alaska.

Cutter Elderberry officer in charge relieved of command for loss of confidence

JUNEAU, Alaska – Rear Adm. Gene Brooks, Commander, Seventeenth Coast Guard District and Capt. Melissa Bert, Commander, Coast Guard Sector Juneau, temporarily relieved Senior Chief Petty Officer James Madsen Thursday from his duties as Officer in Charge of the Cutter Elderberry for loss of confidence in the ability to command.

Coast Guard Cutter Elderberry sets buoys in Mendenhall Bar

JUNEAU, Alaska – Crew members aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Elderberry, a 65-foot inland buoy tender homeported in Petersburg, Alaska, placed 18 buoys in the Gastineau channel which runs through the Mendenhall Bar Wednesday.

Coast Guard Buoy Tender Roundup in Juneau

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Seventeenth Coast Guard District is once again hosting its annual District Buoy Tender Roundup in Juneau this week which includes cutters homeported throughout Alaska as well as a Canadian vessel. This year’s roundup brings six Coast Guard buoy tenders from Kodiak, Cordova, Petersburg, Sitka, Ketchikan, and Homer together for a week of training. Participating are Coast...