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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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What better way to kick off #NationalSafeBoatingWeek than to honor a #hero for saving his friend's life with a life… https://t.co/ARwCCxh4Je
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#USCG #ANT #Kodiak members don their life jackets for wear your #lifejacket2work day to remind you to wear yours on… https://t.co/DbZcDtz1CM
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#NationalSafeBoatingWeek is upon us! #USCG Station #Juneau is partnering with CBJ Docks & Harbors to provide… https://t.co/RCPF0Bvbyx
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#ICYMI #SearchandRescue Our #USCG Air Station #Kodiak crews have been working around the clock to save lives in the… https://t.co/XinO3W59pp
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A Coast Guard helicopter crew and #Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad found the remaining two missing people deceased… https://t.co/N0CcSFgTYb
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#UPDATE The #CoastGuard is continuing to search for two missing individuals from the float plane collision that occ… https://t.co/IiGAdahUMU
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The Coast Guard, partner agencies and good Samaritans are responding to the report of two downed aircraft in the vi… https://t.co/AGEQ9XcXTs
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Government, #private, and not-for-profit organizations involved in or concerned about #pollution #preparedness and… https://t.co/oEitrxF3HY
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Last night, an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew attached to the #USCG Cutter Alex Haley, rescued 4 people who abandone… https://t.co/i7yTaGHjOv
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Anchorage-based veterinarians and veterinary technicians with Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson came to Kodiak to pro… https://t.co/ehxestUody
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Coast Guard Air Station #Sitka Rescue Swimmer Assists in Dewatering Sinking Vessel Near #Kake, #Alaska https://t.co/xlKk3CAMsG
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#USCG Base #Kodiak Work-Life team is hard at work every day, making sure #USCG members have the needed #resources a… https://t.co/ewsiYp5BLR
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#ICYMI After witnessing crew drills, #SectorJuneau inspectors issued the new Alaska-built #AMHS ferry #Tazlina a… https://t.co/tyXyMSDkiY
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Members with the #USCG, the #USN and the #USArmy presented military funeral honors for three #veterans, who served… https://t.co/C404fKXUqg
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In #Alaska, natural disasters like #earthquakes, #tsunamis and severe #storms can happen with little or no notice.… https://t.co/M0nHeaTAS9
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#USCG helicopter crew uses forward looking infrared technology to help locate missing men in Kodiak, #Alaska!… https://t.co/ivCxxCFXAm
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#USCG pollution responders and contractors are working to stop #pollution today on Kodiak Island, #Alaska!… https://t.co/88OWwPU3AA
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Welcome #home to the crew of #USCG Cutter Douglas Munro who returned to Kodiak #Alaska yesterday after a 30-day pat… https://t.co/LWBIoepyyx
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A #USCG Air Station #Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk rescue #helicopter crew medevaced a 60-year-old male from a fishing vessel… https://t.co/c9t0ildHjx
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A Coast Guard Air Station #Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter crew medevaced a 60-year-old male from a fishing vessel moored in Pybus Bay after he reportedly injured himself after falling. The man was transported to #Juneau where he was taken to higher medical care by awaiting EMS.
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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.