Sunday July 15, kicked off the 2012 Coast Guard Buoy Round-up held by the 17th Coast Guard District in Juneau. The event is a week long series of training exercises.
Military officials say a team is continuing to remove debris on an Alaska glacier from an Air Force plane that crashed in 1952, killing all 52 people on board.
U.S. Senator Mark Begich sent a petition with signatures of more than 1650 Alaskans and other U.S. residents opposing the relocation of an F-16 squadron from Eielson Air Force Base near Fairbanks.
U.S. Coast Guard Rear Adm. Thomas Ostebo and his Russian counterpart Lt. Gen. Rafael Daerbaev today agreed to continued cooperation on law enforcement in the Arctic, Bering Sea and North Pacific.
John Smith says Lt. Lance Leone still has a future as a helo pilot.
Lt. Lance Leone faces charges related to negligence and dereliction of duty after the July 2010 crash of his H-60 helicopter. Those closest to him say the incident won’t keep him from flying.
Additional charge being investigated as hearing winds down on allegations of dereliction of duty and negligence against Lieutenant Lance Leone.
New head of Coast Guard in Alaska apparently pushed for prosecution of Lieutenant Lance Leone for the crash of an H-60 helicopter in July 2010.
Day two of a hearing gets underway on Thursday in Juneau for a Coast Guard officer facing charges related to a helicopter crash off the coast of Washington State last year.
Not that long ago, the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman was intercepting illegal drugs off the coast of sunny and warm Costa Rica.