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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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RT @AlaskaDEC: Planning to put your boat in the water for summer fishing and fun? Even small spills can have big impacts on our fish, wate…
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A Coast Guard Cutter Stratton member plots the ship’s position while transiting to Dutch Harbor, Alaska, May 3, 202… https://t.co/y81qC5c988
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A crew member unfolds the blades of an Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aboard Coast Guard Cutter Stratt… https://t.co/b9IjGVsoUm
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Rear Adm. Nathan Moore & Master Chief Corey Sidlo visited the Chris Kyle Patriots Hospital. The hospital serves f… https://t.co/2ndSvYiJOZ
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Rear Adm. Nathan Moore, 17th District commander, stopped by U.S. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage yesterday to speak wi… https://t.co/420dykmPBS
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Rear Adm. Nathan Moore & Master Chief Corey Sidlo toured the Alaska Fisher House yesterday! Some military families… https://t.co/omirbrgg8l
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Reminder for recreational boaters to use an engine cut-off switch (ECOS) and associated ECOS link (ECOSL). An ECOS… https://t.co/LiTjY8BFPi
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#ICYMI Air Medals were presented to four crew members during a ceremony at U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Sitka for t… https://t.co/vfodaP1ksS
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Members from #USCG Sector Anchorage recently deployed to northern #Alaska to train with local fire departments, sea… https://t.co/LlKWTUKzjR
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Thank you to all military spouses! Today on #MilitarySpouseAppreciationDay, the #USCG recognizes the commitment and… https://t.co/4WJzsv5RPU
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Check out photos from Coast Guard Cutter Stratton's Bering Sea patrol. #Alaska #USCG https://t.co/wF9NHWhAoY
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The City and Borough of Juneau (CBJ) Docks and Harbors and Global Diving and Salvage, assisted by U.S. Coast Guard… https://t.co/ktYgFgJYQJ
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U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak crews opened up a seasonal aviation support facility Saturday in Cordova, Alask… https://t.co/xa38gSscHc
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On Apr. 23, Rear Adm. Nathan Moore assumed the duties and responsibilities of Commander, Coast Guard 17th District. https://t.co/XGl8o2Lhrr
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Coast Guard aircrew assists 3 stranded mariners, 2 dogs in the Gilkey River, just north of Juneau, Sunday morning… https://t.co/TjP3LUODOP
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A USCG Station Ketchikan 45-foot boat crew was on scene Friday for a man who became separated from his vessel in T… https://t.co/A2vzTPnZUQ
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Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro returned to Kodiak, Alaska after completing their final patrol in March of 2021. A… https://t.co/omO4W6jJw9
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Earlier today, an MH-60 Jayhawk #helicopter crew from #USCG Air Station Sitka provided an agency assist request fr… https://t.co/olKci66Xgi
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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 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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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.