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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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#USCG members from Pacific Area units provide security during Arctic Expeditionary Capabilities Exercise 2019.… https://t.co/S7vent8kcf
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Our Valdez crews, as well as members of the Valdez Fire Department and @ValdezPolice, participated in a ceremony th… https://t.co/0r3fkDaJgD
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Yesterday, #USCG Base Kodiak's Rockmore-King Clinic staff were recognized as the Coast Guard's Health Care Facility… https://t.co/CiricHViUj
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Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrew medevaced ANOTHER cruise ship passenger near Cordova, Alaska, Saturday. Clic… https://t.co/ki8wLMLsE6
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#USCG Air Station Sitka aircrew medically evacuated a cruise ship passenger near Glacier Bay #Alaska, yesterday:… https://t.co/FcKepa5Nac
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Saturday, a #USCG Air Station Sitka aircrew medevaced a 60YOM near Green's Creek Mine in Hawk Inlet. He was in an e… https://t.co/5u967jg4J3
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Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrew medevacs cruise ship passenger near Hinchinbrook Island, Alaska:… https://t.co/tvBB19iLhN
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#USCG Petty Officer 3rd Class Frankie Lopez, a member assigned to the Coast Guard Cutter Chandeleur, was found dece… https://t.co/xkGi9lW0ZY
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Today, a #USCG Air Station Sitka aircrew lowered a swimmer and a P-6 pump to help dewater and plug a hole in an 18-… https://t.co/1d4HF8JHbq
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#USCG Air Station Kodiak aircrews medevac cruise ship passengers during two separate cases near Cordova #Alaska th… https://t.co/ZoTXBqBmxD
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Yesterday, #USCG Station Ketchikan and Coast Guard Cutter Adelie boat crews assisted 2 mariners near Ketchikan… https://t.co/mdQYRSujMT
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A #USCG Air Station Sitka crew medevaced a 69-year-old male from vessel in Port Malmesbury, #Alaska, Tuesday. The M… https://t.co/SQYL6TpFFl
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At 2 a.m., Tuesday, a #USCG Station Ketchikan boat crew rescued a 56-year-old male with hip injury on the shore of… https://t.co/ubf58ChOx8
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At 3 p.m., Monday, a Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helo aircrew medevaced a 65-year-old male from his… https://t.co/Da58yry9i5
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At 3 p.m. on Monday, a U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helo aircrew medically evacuated a 65-year-old male from his home in Hyder, #Alaska, after the patient developed metal fume fatigue. This condition is also known as zinc oxide chloride poisoning, and occurred after the patient was reportedly welding in an enclosed space earlier in the week. The aircrew recovered the patient and transported him to awaiting EMS at Wolf Point in Ketchikan. #USCG ---------------------------------------------------- At approximately 2 a.m. on Tuesday, a U.S. Coast Guard Station Ketchikan boat crew aboard a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium, rescued a 56-year-old male who sustained a hip injury after falling into a deep hole on the shore of Carroll Inlet, which is located outside of Ketchikan. The male was with 3 other hikers. Station Ketchikan crew launched with local EMS, arrived on scene and transported the hiker to Ketchikan for further medical assistance.
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Congrats to #USCGBaseKodiak member, Petty Officer 2nd Class Justin McMullen, on his selection as a recipient of the… https://t.co/t9ogNMQzgH
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Congrats to U.S. Coast Guard Base Kodiak member, Petty Officer 2nd Class Justin McMullen, on his selection as a recipient of the American Legion Spirit of Service Award! #D17 #MCPOCG #SpiritofService #USCG #Navy #Army #Marines #AirForce
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1st place in the 2019 Buoy Tender Roundup Olympics goes to the crew of the Canadian Coast Guard Ship Bartlett!! 2nd Place - U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Henry Blake 3rd Place - U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Kukui 4th Place - Divers 

 The divers team was composed of members from the U.S. Coast Guard Regional Locker West and the U.S. Army 74th Engineer Dive Detachment. Results of the individual categories are as follows:

 [CHAIN PULL] 1st - Bartlett 2nd - Divers 3rd - Henry Blake [LINE TOSS] 1st - Bartlett 2nd - Divers 3rd - Henry Blake [BOOM SPOT] 1st - Henry Blake 2nd - Bartlett 3rd - Kukui [SURVIVAL SWIM] 1st - Bartlett 2nd - Henry Blake 3rd - Kukui [TUG OF WAR] 1st - Divers 2nd - Kukui 3rd - Bartlett [HEAT AND BEAT - Wardroom] 1st - Bartlett 2nd - Divers 3rd - Henry Blake [HEAT AND BEAT - Open] 1st - Kukui 2nd - Divers 3rd - Bartlett [FOOD - Biscuits and Gravy] 1st Kukui 2nd Henry Blake 3rd Divers [FOOD - Best Burger] 1st - Henry Blake 2nd - Bartlett 3rd - Kukui [FOOD - Best in Show] 1st - Kukui 2nd - Henry Blake 3rd - Bartlett
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Last night, a #USCG Air Station #Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevaced a 65-year-old woman in need of hi… https://t.co/zLItxG95oF
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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.