Sailor’s correspondence from the ill-fated WWII cruiser intended for safe place, research.
The Coast Guard’s newest asset for Southeast is now on station. The cutter Chandeleur stopped for a brief welcoming ceremony at Station Juneau on Friday before the heading back down to its designated port of Ketchikan. The 110-foot Chandeleur replaces the medium-endurance cutter, the 213-foot Acushnet, that was decommissioned last year. The Acushnet was named…
The 110-foot Chandeleur is being transferred from Miami to Ketchikan to assist with regional responses throughout the panhandle.
Planning is underway for U.S.S. Juneau memorial events.
More than 800 military vets attended the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs first ever “Stand Down” in Southeast Alaska last week.
“Stand Down” events are designed to provide services to veterans, especially homeless vets and vets in need. The Juneau event will feature information about VA services, as well as thirteen local nonprofits and Native groups.
Dutton publishing company has announced an upcoming book written by a former Navy SEAL involved in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. Turns out, the SEAL is from Alaska. Fox News revealed his identity Thursday, but got certain details about him wrong.
About 50 paratroopers are expected to return to Alaska late Wednesday evening from nearly a year’s deployment in the eastern provinces of Afghanistan.
The high-seas driftnetter the U.S. Coast Guard chased across the North Pacific Ocean has been turned over to Chinese Fishery Law Enforcement.
A Coast Guard cutter is off the coast of Japan, pursuing prosecution of an unregistered fishing vessel suspected of catching 40 tons of fish with an illegal high seas driftnet.