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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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The Air Station #Kodiak duty #C130 crew flew a seriously injured 9-year-old boy from Dutch Harbor to Anchorage Satu… https://t.co/czUu2PX3RR
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The Coast Guard's mission to maintain and build new aids to navigation is an important component of the maritime tr… https://t.co/Dl5SYG3fAc
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To assist the #Kodiak community, Petty Officer 1st Class Casey Lawrence and several other #USCG Base #Kodiak member… https://t.co/3qLM8cBqWC
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#ThisJustIn Last night, a #USCG Air Station #Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevaced an injured #hiker off… https://t.co/U83Wgl8X1N
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“After flying nearly 700 miles across the state of Alaska through snow squalls and freezing fog, we’ve never seen a… https://t.co/RFaBuwBacB
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#ThisJustIn Following the #earthquake that occurred in #Anchorage this morning, the #Port of #Anchorage remains ope… https://t.co/LipIRgpH2Y
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#TrainingThursday Check out what our #CoastGuard members have been up to in #Souteast #Alaska! A #USCG Air Station… https://t.co/Cf8baKIkAf
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Last night, a #USCG Air Station #Sitka MH-60 #Jayhawk helicopter aircrew assisted the #AlaskaStateTroopers to locat… https://t.co/ID9ZdU5FLj
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#ICYMI Yesterday, a #USCG Air Station #Sitka MH-60 #Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevaced a 68yo woman from #Haineshttps://t.co/GtvfoUdCDi
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#ThisJustin A #USCG Air Station #Kodiak MH-60 #Jayhawk helicopter aircrew safely medevaced a 3-year-old boy and his… https://t.co/PBR1etHkwo
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#Winter is coming, but that doesn't stop #USCG Air Station #Kodiak aircrews from getting out and training! Last wee… https://t.co/BouNV7DTgn
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#USCG Cutter Healy will be open for tours at the Cruise Ship Docks in Juneau, #Alaska Sunday, Nov. 25, 1-4 p.m. ! R… https://t.co/EvU0qXY9mz
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For all the #moves and all the other major life adjustments our #Loved ones make to support our #military #careers,… https://t.co/AErUZyf7PG
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#USCG #Alaska vessel inspectors want to make sure you have #SafeTravels this #ThanksgivingEve! https://t.co/XyvxLUOme8
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#Alaska #military members enjoyed a recent visit with @VP! https://t.co/7I1eInytX9
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#USCG conducts long-range medevac near St. Paul, #Alaska. #Ready #Responsive https://t.co/y0gCOv5aQt
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#FeelGoodFriday We might have some future #USCG aviators on our hands! Fifteen 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students from… https://t.co/sdXLTB6fHK
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Please RT and spread the word to all #Alaskan hunters - the #USCG, ADF&G and #DPS encourage #hunters to increase th… https://t.co/7er5IwEHeL
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#TheMoreYouKnow: Nov 1979, the crew of Coast Guard LORAN Sta St. Paul Island, AK, rescued the crew of the Japanese… https://t.co/3OS2VOhTgF
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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.