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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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#ThisJustIN A #USCG Air Station #Kodiak MH-65 #Dolphin helicopter aircrew medevaced a 61yo female experiencing resp… https://t.co/Y5ZQfjdPst
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#ICYMI A #USCG Station Valdez 45-foot RBM crew rescued 3 men from the #Gold #Creek shore in #Port #Valdez after the… https://t.co/01m1Lckzbo
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Coast Guard hosts annual Buoy Tender Roundup in Juneau, Alaska. Release: https://t.co/NYd4egtVCm (U.S. Coast Guard… https://t.co/tgm62yiQwA
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#USCG Cutter Mellon (WHEC 717) patrols the North Pacific in support of Operation North Pacific Guard 2019, protecti… https://t.co/zmKUp1zcWJ
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A #USCG MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Air Station Kodiak medevaced a 56-year-old man from a fishing vessel… https://t.co/2SVJR3FYL9
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The #CoastGuard issued an Administrative Order to the Lower Kuskokwim School District (LKSD), today to remove all f… https://t.co/EAh2GMy2mv
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Coast Guard boat crew and Capital City Fire and Rescue personnel medevaced 49-year-old woman from cruise ship near… https://t.co/KaKap1VqBa
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An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak medevaced the injured master of a fishing v… https://t.co/LIytQMXqMj
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An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard forward-operating location Kotzebue rescued three hypothermic… https://t.co/wC1VKbHluD
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An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak medically evacuated a 33-year-old man from… https://t.co/mxExpPP6kN
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Thanks MST1 Thelen for educating the public on just how costly the improper use and disposal of distress beacons ca… https://t.co/0vD9VfannC
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A #USCG crew rescued 2 mariners stranded near Driftwood Bay State Marine Park, #Alaska, Saturday Read more:… https://t.co/uhdyJzLG71
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The Coast Guard and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) Office of Law Enforcement in Alaska are enc… https://t.co/62AWBbKiDA
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https://t.co/cbedpV3z7r Save taxpayer dollars and lives! Register your EPIRB and remember to deactivate the devic… https://t.co/1XxxMS6OQo
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Today a #CoastGuard Station #Ketchikan boat crew and Ketchikan #EMS medevaced an injured fisherman off the fishing… https://t.co/Bz2h1uEJo4
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A #USCG Air Station #Sitka crew medevaced a 72-year-old woman from #Chilkoot #Pass, approximately 15 miles northeas… https://t.co/XUSZh0Ta8G
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A #USCG Air Station #Kodiak #MH60 Jayhawk aircrew hoisted a 63-year-old man with a hip injury from the F/V Maranath… https://t.co/ENPXCEGjim
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Our Air Station #Kodiak crews are at it again, putting those #C130J models to work! Early this morning, a #C130J cr… https://t.co/eFiHu5btdc
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A #USCG Air Station #Sitka crew rescued an injured #hiker off #Baranof #Island after he fell approximately 150 feet… https://t.co/R0vSgyuvDA
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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.