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.

Coast Guard rescues intoxicated boaters in Gastineau Channel

JUNEAU, Alaska – Two intoxicated boaters were rescued by Coast Guard Station Juneau crew in Gastineau Channel near downtown Juneau after their canoe capsized Saturday.

Station Juneau Officer in Charge passes torch at ceremony

JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guard Station Juneau held a change of command ceremony Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the station. Chief Petty Officer James A. Greenlief relieved Chief Petty Officer Ryan W. O’Meara as Officer in Charge in a formal ceremony.

Coast Guard rescues three people near Holkham Bay

KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Station Juneau rescued three people at Point Coke near Holkham Bay in Southeast Alaska Friday.

Coast Guard Cutter Liberty to host open house at Coast Guard Station Juneau

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard Cutter Liberty marked its 20th year of Coast Guard Service in Southeast Alaska on Dec. 18, 2009 and will be holding a celebratory open house Thursday from 3p.m. to 7p.m. at Coast Guard Station Juneau.

Coast Guard rescues two more hunters in Southeast Alaska on Douglas Island

KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka helicopter crew rescued two more men Thursday after the men became stranded on Douglas Island near Middle Point.

Coast Guard rescues two Coast Guardsmen from Lincoln Island

KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka helicopter crew rescued two stranded Coast Guardsmen Wednesday after their 18-foot aluminum skiff was overtaken by waves while trying to get underway from Lincoln Island.

Juneau Coast Guardsman receives Coast Guard Family of the Year Award

JUNEAU, Alaska – The National Military Family Association recognized a Juneau Coast Guard resident last week as the recipient of the Coast Guard Family of the Year Award for their efforts for volunteering and significantly contributing to support cancer awareness through various national organizations.

Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers, good Samaritans rescue seven near Juneau from capsized vessel

KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers and good Samaritans rescued seven people from an overturned 20-foot pleasure boat near Tee Harbor along Favorite Channel about 15 miles northwest of Juneau Monday.