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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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#Congratulations to LCDR Tom Huntley of Air Station Kodiak on his selection as the first ever @USCG member to the p… https://t.co/UKX4H5rXHd
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#BreakingNews Station Valdez boat crew rescues 2 after 17' vessel becomes disabled near Jack Bay #rescue #USCGhttps://t.co/cV2w60w4pt
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#ThisJustIn A #USCG Air Station #Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevaced a man from the fishing vessel Ka… https://t.co/JegGgyam7r
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#ThisJustIn Two #USCG Air Station #Kodiak helicopter aircrews searched & assisted with locating 5 people in a life… https://t.co/YMfA9KLmOp
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Yesterday, #USCG Air Station #Kodiak and #Base Kodiak personnel, along with other tenant commands, welcomed… https://t.co/RJxTnbrtN2
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#ThisJustIn Today, the #USCGC #BaileyBarco crew successfully towed the adrift 58-foot fishing vessel Pacific Belle,… https://t.co/oM70YiULdl
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#ThisJustIn A #USCG Air Station #Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevaced a 46-year-old woman suffering fro… https://t.co/zzu5jUTjja
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Today, #USCG Air Station #Kodiak aircrews flew to #StPaul, #Alaska, with needed equipment and supplies to open the… https://t.co/Ld3lySnGLp
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Did you know that one of the primary missions of Air Stations Kodiak & Sitka is to provide aircraft & crews in supp… https://t.co/D2k6hVdrV3
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#UPDATE- the #CoastGuard announces the suspension of the search for an overdue aircraft with 3 people aboard near… https://t.co/HfUyk5h4uv
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#UPDATE-The search continues for the overdue aircraft near Kake, #Alaska. It was reported debris from a plane was l… https://t.co/29h6Bs7IL4
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#ThisJustIn - a #USCG Air Station #Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew forward deployed to Cold Bay medevaced a ma… https://t.co/gyqOb6eeFE
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#UPDATE: #USCG along with multiple agencies and volunteers continue the search for an overdue aircraft with three… https://t.co/aL7p398sbc
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#BreakingNews - The #CoastGuard is searching for an overdue aircraft with 3 people aboard 20 miles west of Kake,… https://t.co/uTUmv4yiGL
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#BreakingNews - A #USCG Air Station MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew medevaced a 42-year-old male from Akutan to Dutch… https://t.co/UjDRJWSxey
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A #USCG Air Station #Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew, forward-deployed to #ColdBay, #Alaska, medevaced a 28… https://t.co/1hami4xWJh
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A #USCG Air Station #Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevaced a 65-yo man, suffering from a head injury inc… https://t.co/jYz1OG8aLX
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A U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a 62-year-old woman from Hoonah, this… https://t.co/a0rQB90QEP
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Air Sta Sitka aircrew medevaced a 27yof from Kake due to pregnancy complications. She was transferred to EMS in Sit… https://t.co/FdqcLfTxrc
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A U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced an 88-year-old man from Haines, last n… https://t.co/oew2gwdkA3
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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.