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Emergency contact information

If you are in need of immediate assistance contact the Coast Guard at:

  • 17th District command center: 907-463-2000
  • Local 911
  • Coast Guard on VHF-FM channel 16 (marine-band radio)
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As a former commanding officer of #USCG Cutter Anacapa, Capt. Stephen White recently seized a special opportunity t… https://t.co/KnZmUXrcrt
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Rear Adm. Nathan A. Moore, commander, 17th District, recently presented Valdez Mayor Sharon Scheidt with a Coast Gu… https://t.co/Ue4GtdS5sL
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About 100 people gathered yesterday at Alaskan Memorial Park in Juneau to remember the fallen on #MemorialDay. Rear… https://t.co/6EmEpOlEaZ
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Yesterday, in honor of Memorial Day, the crew from Marine Safety Detachment Dutch Harbor, Alaska, participated in a… https://t.co/MviyfnuKii
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Happy Memorial Day! Today, Coast Guard active duty, reserve, veterans, and our families are taking the time all acr… https://t.co/2tlb1iQ7x6
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On Thursday members from the Capital City Fire Rescue conducted a joint agency training exercise with members from… https://t.co/t4DRkuVA57
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To celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month here is a flyer featuring Coast Guard Base Kodiak comma… https://t.co/6smY8OFjhA
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This past week, instructors from the State of Alaska, Department of Natural Resources, Office of Boating Safety, ca… https://t.co/1wiOBLsjjy
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In early March, instructors at the Coast Guard North Pacific Regional Fisheries Training Center (NPRFTC) in Kodiak,… https://t.co/biF6JdEFfU
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The #USCG will offer courtesy dockside examinations of commercial fishing vessels and the Alaska Marine Safety Educ… https://t.co/goxYKGdkic
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On Friday, the Greater #Alaska Chapter of the Chief Petty Officers Association and the Greater Alaska Branch of the… https://t.co/tBjz9elJGa
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While many Alaskans are home with their loved ones each night, Coast Guard Cutter Stratton's crew continues to patr… https://t.co/RsUKDn1Ffo
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Welcome to the Seventeenth Coast Guard District

Mission:

We serve and safeguard the public, protect the environment and its resources, and defend the Nation’s interests in the Alaskan maritime region.  


During an average month, in the 17th District, the Coast Guard;

Saves 22 lives; assists 53 people; reports and investigates 25 marine casualties; performs 74 living marine resource boardings; responds to 22 pollution incidents; services 93 buoys and fixed aids to navigation; conducts 13 security boardings and 22 security patrols; performs 143 commercial fishing vessel safety exams; saves over $1.65 million in property; teaches 375 kids about life jacket wear; and performs 95 marine inspections.


Area of Responsibility

The 17th District encompasses over 3,853,500 sq. miles and over 47,300 miles of shoreline throughout Alaska and the Arctic.