Coast Guard 17th District holds change of command

Coast Guard 17th District holds change of command
JUNEAU, Alaska — Rear Adm. Dan Abel assumed command of Coast Guard 17th District from Rear Adm. Thomas Ostebo during a change of command ceremony at Coast Guard Station Juneau on Thursday. The change of command ceremony is a time-honored tradition that solidifies the continuity of leadership for personnel at the unit. Click the photo for more from the ceremony. googletag.cmd.push(function() {...

Coast Guard completes Arctic Shield 2013

Coast Guard completes Arctic Shield 2013
JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard completed Arctic Shield 2013 after a successful summer season of sustained operations and outreach efforts in the Arctic region Friday. Arctic Shield focused on Western Alaska and the Bering Strait and consisted of a three-pronged approach of operations, outreach and an assessment of the Coast Guard’s capabilities in the Arctic. This regional operation aligns...

Coast Guardsmen recognized for service in Kodiak, Alaska

Coast Guardsmen recognized for service in Kodiak, Alaska
Kodiak, AK – Vice Adm. Paul Zukunft, commander Coast Guard Pacific Area and Rear Adm. Thomas Ostebo, commander Coast Guard 17th District visited Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak today to take part in an awards ceremony recognizing Air Station personnel. During the ceremony three Coast Guardsman were awarded the Coast Guard Air Medal for their actions in rescuing two people from the fishing vessel...