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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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#USCG medevacs 90-year-old man from yacht near Betton Island, #Alaska: https://t.co/TB18qkqpsQ https://t.co/BdAll3QmX8
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U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Sitka aircrew, Coast Guard Cutter Liberty and Coast Guard Station Juneau worked togeth… https://t.co/2tlkzyx0BC
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Every day the Coast Guard works alongside personnel who operate our ports, local first responders, and local law en… https://t.co/NrdUwKxED4
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Strobe lights save lives. Today, Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrew rescued an overdue boater this morning and… https://t.co/OGh6OH7tUx
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CG Air Station Sitka aircrew medevacs a woman from a cruise ship near Sitka on Wednesday. The cruise ship Celebrity… https://t.co/397TmjSUWk
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This past weekend Rear Adm. Nathan A. Moore, the 17th District commander visited Seward in the Kenai Peninsula. https://t.co/3NrY4KepDr
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Congratulations to #USCG Lt. Duane Zitta at Sector Anchorage, JBER #Alaska, for becoming the first #military member… https://t.co/JxifQmlr76
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#USCG rescues 4 after #fishing vessel grounding near Dutch Harbor #Alaska! https://t.co/57U2w0EvWx https://t.co/A802Szdsey
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The Coast Guard assisted two people on a sailing vessel when it took on water after it grounded near Slocum Arm, ap… https://t.co/KbsJqFBE2M
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#USCG & good Samaritan rescued man after his kayak overturned near Keene Island, Alaska, Sunday. The good samaritan… https://t.co/3sUCJ7VIym
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Update: #USCG suspended the search for a missing person, Saturday. The Coast Guard suspended the search at 8:30 p.m… https://t.co/qlTWqjWLeE
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#USCG searching for a person in the water near Surprise Cove and Cochrane Bay, Alaska. Missing is 60-year-old Vict… https://t.co/EqykmdTM36
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#USCG medevaced a 68-year-old man near Sitka yesterday! “The good Samaritans in the area were critical to the time… https://t.co/Kowv0a6Ud0
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A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew, forward-deployed to Cold Bay, medevaced a marine… https://t.co/tiOaOD3hoR
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A USCG Air Station Kodiak HC-130J Super Hercules aircrew visited @374AirliftWing Yokota Air Base, Japan last week d… https://t.co/ct7xXmHIPR
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CGCutters Midgett & Healy patrolled Bering & Chukchi Seas off the coast of Alaska this summer:… https://t.co/92Swr3Q5uV
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Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrew medically evacuated a man from the bulk carrier Restinga near Cold Bay, Wedn… https://t.co/lnNbVSEpiW
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#USCG rescued 2 from plane crash 40 miles SE of Ketchikan, #Alaska. Air Station Sitka helicopter crew rescued 2 fr… https://t.co/CplQFVezFW
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The #USCG and partner agencies responded to a downed aircraft today 8 miles NE of Ketchikan, #Alaska. A #USCG MH-6… https://t.co/rXOR2oEgGw
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Discover how #USCG missions in #Alaska are unique as those who serve here, and why we love to work and play in the… https://t.co/u10820F3eE
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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.