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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.

Vision:
Leading a crew of professionals, fostering a creative and supportive team, and building and strengthening our trusted partnerships.

D17 Command:

Rear Admiral Daniel B. Abel, 17th District Commander
Captain Charles L. Cashin, 17th District Chief of Staff
Master Chief Petty Officer Brett L. VerHulst, 17th District Command Master Chief

District Information:

Arctic Shield:  For more information about the Coast Guard's presence in the Arctic, please click here.  

For Maritime Emergencies:
Contact the U. S. Coast Guard by VHF radio CH 16 or call *CG from your Alaska registered cellular telephone.

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Last Modified 7/6/2015