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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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#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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Thanks for the guesses we had. It’s actually in Kotzebue at Air Station Kodiak’s forward operating location a few w… https://t.co/zubeUq32cf
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@AKMICP Thanks for the guess! It’s actually in Kotzebue at Air Station Kodiak’s forward operating location a few weeks ago.
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@ggcoastie Thanks for the guess! It’s actually in Kotzebue at Air Station Kodiak’s forward operating location a few weeks ago.
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#WhereAreWeWednesday. The #northernlights are a breathtaking sight & we stationed in #Alaska, are fortunate to see… https://t.co/ztypR8uCQ1
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November is #MilitaryFamilyMonth & we are highlighting 1 family in #Kodiak, #Alaska. Take a moment to say "Thank Yo… https://t.co/s1sZxqzXYA
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A #USCG AirSta #Sitka #Jayhawk aircrew assisted the Alaska State Troopers in locating 2 overdue hunters near Hoonah… https://t.co/jExnpmA7nO
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#ThisJustIn-A U.S. Coast Guard Air Station #Sitka Jayhawk helicopter aircrew rescued two stranded #miners 23 miles… https://t.co/yDtY6yaLou
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#ICYMI - On Friday, a U.S. Coast Guard Air Station #Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevaced a 14-year-old… https://t.co/Xd1ztfsLP5
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The #USCG lost a very #special honorary member last week. Though he never set foot in the 49th state, Jimmy Courson… https://t.co/S1334SZX3K
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#TrunkorTreat All the ghouls, ghosts and goblins come out at night...or do they? Yesterday, #USCG #Base #Kodiak per… https://t.co/RMUFEYQkYH
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#HappyHalloween The #USCGCHickory (WLB 212) had 1,338 people experience the fright of their lives! As part of a com… https://t.co/wYUGtWYtwo
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#SpeakUpforServiceDay At #USCG Base #Kodiak, service members of all ages worked together to clean up the… https://t.co/Cc3YncZecC
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#USCG Air Station Kodiak members recently enjoyed some #Halloween fun! #celebratemonday https://t.co/UW5Ym5l0uK
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#USCG suspends search for man off Nome, #Alaska: https://t.co/fr45MQwspH https://t.co/j8E8Q78HMX
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#USCG searching for man in the water off Nome #Alaska: https://t.co/qlaizBg39x
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100 years after the sinking of the Princess Sophia, #USCG works to ensure the tragedy does not repeat itself. https://t.co/g3LRAvOuf8
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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.