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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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Public invited to Arctic and Western #Alaska Area Committee meeting in #Anchorage this Tuesday!… https://t.co/qlYPouHYq1
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Our dedicated U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Sitka aircrews continue to protect those at sea AND on land! Three peo… https://t.co/TOpNm41MO6
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#USCG medevacs man from fishing boat near Sitkinak Island, #Alaska ! https://t.co/Sa1xD66YmR https://t.co/hXvlqjg5il
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#ICYMI A #USCG Air Station #Sitka MH-60 aircrew medevaced a 76yo man suffering from a head injury from #Hoonah to… https://t.co/tBU4DI8Rj0
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It's feeling a lot like #Fall in this #Alaskan fishing community. Any idea where this photo was taken? #D17 #USCGhttps://t.co/sxbSnkZpeD
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It was a #HappyHalloween for #USCG Base #Kodiak members! A friendly costume competition really brought out the Hall… https://t.co/wdOwbT0Xj7
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#ThisJustIN A #USCG Air Station #Sitka aircrew rescued two stranded, overdue hunters via handheld lighters near… https://t.co/cSHs4Rmpok
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We are one #CoastGuard family. @VComdtUSCG said it best. If you feel lonely, depressed, or helpless, YOU ARE NOT AL… https://t.co/HKxu4k1Yix
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A #USCG HC-130 Hercules aircrew from Air Station Kodiak transported 2 patients from Dutch Harbor to higher level ca… https://t.co/IS93yLe5jd
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An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Air Station Kodiak medevaced an injured hunter from Kodiak Island, today.… https://t.co/zXAfRSpke6
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Welcome home, Alex Haley! While deployed, the crew patrolled 5,000 miles, conducted 13 at-sea boardings, performed… https://t.co/jlVuUQp16Y
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Air Station Kodiak aircrew medevacs crewmember from #USCG Cutter John Midgett 150 nm SE of Kodiak, Saturday. Full… https://t.co/LjqKPmn584
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Coast Guard aircrews rescue three people from Munson Island, Alaska https://t.co/RMYu5gybGR https://t.co/SI7RsLCXdZ
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Coast Guard experiencing VHF-FM radio outages throughout Southeast Alaska, reminds public of secondary means of eme… https://t.co/pPGiYWKoRQ
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Local, Coast Guard crews respond to report of people in the water near Duncan Canal, Alaska https://t.co/V4RwOs9qkT
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3 mariners are safe after being rescued, Friday, from a burning boat approximately two miles north of Ketchikan Air… https://t.co/maxiirxIN2
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#USCG closes portion of OSK dock in Nikiski, #Alaska, today. All operations on the north face of pier are suspende… https://t.co/nR6TixOGQy
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The #USCG is responding to 30-foot fishing vessel, Miss Kaycie, aground near University of Alaska Southeast campus… https://t.co/iQCI3bpS7g
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#USCG units throughout southcentral #Alaska hosted and conducted an information exchange with members of the Japan… https://t.co/GtutuDhkDG
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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.