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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Adm. Linda Fagan, @ComdtUSCG, visited U.S. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage to discuss the future of the #USCG and answ… https://t.co/iI4eI2Ji3D
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Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Juneau, Alaska https://t.co/eYG8KfJ63U https://t.co/XxwfAoA6vL
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Coast Guard searching for missing person near Juneau, Alaska https://t.co/eqnQpJmof5 https://t.co/k2JfgcVXJw
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Coast Guard aircrew medevacs woman from vessel near Kodiak, Alaska https://t.co/3NpdplOQnB https://t.co/8MKDhfawnn
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#USCG, partner agencies monitor container ship lubricant leak in Anchorage, Alaska https://t.co/zKUkhliPCU https://t.co/95dZnpN8Ej
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Coast Guard medevacs mariner from vessel in Kukak Bay, Alaska https://t.co/k9mGTLTJA9 https://t.co/UuTD5AMzh7
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Check out these photos of #USCG Cutter Healy and the Cutter Kimball steaming through the Arctic! The U.S. works wi… https://t.co/5XiOtjHDIG
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The Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Denman crew continues their transit from Key West, Florida to their new homeport in… https://t.co/OtFjJlTHD3
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A USCG AirSta Sitka aircrew medically evacuated a 61-year-old male who sustained a spinal fracture following an ATV… https://t.co/bcUC33K0PB
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#Photos available! #USCG hosts Senior Leader Arctic Orientation visit to strengthen partnerships in the #Arctichttps://t.co/loWSXu8i1T
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This morning, a USCG Air Station Sitka aircrew medically evacuated a 75-year-old male from the sailing vessel Freez… https://t.co/BVlR109JoE
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Congrats to our very own Robert Edwardson, the USCG 17th District tribal liaison specialist, for receiving the 2022… https://t.co/mnvtz3xb8D
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IMAGERY AVAILABLE: Coast Guard aircrew medevacs passenger from cruise ship in Chatham Strait, Alaska https://t.co/tHE8dcw8C8
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#USCG seeking info about vessel photographed July 14, 2022, at approximately 4:00 p.m. in northeastern vicinity of… https://t.co/VfNAB5IrKH
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#USCG task force returned to Anchorage recently after a 9-day deployment in Northwest Arctic Borough. 24 bulk fu… https://t.co/mdUm9fiMLu
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The Coast Guard rescued two people after their plane crashed on Montague Island, Alaska, Tuesday. View the full p… https://t.co/ddvGNEw7Kh
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A North Pacific Guard Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fisheries patrol in 2021 by Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf… https://t.co/ujV5kPe4Wc
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#USCG, good Samaritan rescue 4 after their boat capsized in Glacier Bay National Park, #Alaska. More at:… https://t.co/adkDWbvinh
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#USCG teams to deploy to Kotzebue, Alaska, in support of 2022 summer operations. Sector Anchorage’s Marine Safety… https://t.co/hUgVk2UF7h
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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.