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, good Samaritan rescue 4 after their boat capsized in Glacier Bay National Park, #Alaska. More at:… https://t.co/adkDWbvinh
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#USCG teams to deploy to Kotzebue, Alaska, in support of 2022 summer operations. Sector Anchorage’s Marine Safety… https://t.co/hUgVk2UF7h
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#USCG inspectors returned to Anchorage after 2-week deployment to Bristol Bay in support of the region's commercial… https://t.co/UVe6NIfM4G
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#USCG warns of potential #illegal passenger operations in #Alaska ! https://t.co/fP6XUBMVYG https://t.co/AJZURcknNm
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Happy 83rd #birthday @USCGAux ! Thank you for all you do to support #USCG missions every day! Join the Coast Guard… https://t.co/MnFiV5Zg4h
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Fishing Bristol Bay and want a #USCG safety exam? To schedule an exam in King Salmon, call 907-717-6270. To schedu… https://t.co/CGkCBMJpqM
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#USCG video available of Air Station Sitka #Alaska #helicopter crew hoisting patient from cruise ship! https://t.co/rgIJK0DLQN
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Ride along with #USCG Air Station Kodiak as they conduct a search and rescue operation on this edition of… https://t.co/05MltxkSZM
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Imagery Available: Coast Guard medevacs injured crewmember from fishing vessel near Esther Island, Alaska… https://t.co/59QKO9vDzw
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Imagery Available: Coast Guard aircrew medevacs man from vessel near Cold Bay, Alaska https://t.co/i4ARCMK6ve https://t.co/qWfxBgajto
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Thursday morning, #USCG Sector Anchorage command center received a distress broadcast from 67-foot vessel, Coastal… https://t.co/GpJSKCb4KB
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CGC Liberty crew towed a 41-foot disabled vessel, Tues., 80 miles W of Yakutat, after the crew reported engine issu… https://t.co/rNXdMLRUud
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The 17th Coast Guard District would like to wish the @USArmy congrats on 247 years of honorable service to our Nati… https://t.co/t2LpsUYGFE
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#USCG to offer courtesy dockside exams in Western Alaska, Bristol Bay. To schedule exams: King Salmon: June 13-24… https://t.co/LHfvAcTAHn
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#USCG personnel medevaced 2 people from shore after their plane crashed in the water near Outer Point on Douglas Is… https://t.co/OlovA5cxJo
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#USCG Air Station Sitka #Alaska #helicopter crew hoists man from cruise ship #Sunday #night. https://t.co/s6pASJG2a4 https://t.co/Z5stsYR5fG
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ICYMI: #USCG accepts delivery of 49th Fast Response Cutter Douglas Denman ! https://t.co/cnwfqjTaEq https://t.co/1vPqXSghJM
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Happy Pride Month! Thank you for your continued support of our openly-serving LGBTQIAP+ sisters and brothers throug… https://t.co/3sP8f5lbTY
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U.S. Coast Guard Station Juneau rescued two people from a kayak taking on water approximately one nautical mile Wes… https://t.co/uIJgGwTFO2
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A U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Sitka aircrew medevaced an 85-year-old male passenger approximately 40 nautical mile… https://t.co/Y4Vb0NAn2B
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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.