Coast Guard Alaska follows the lives of the Guardsmen as they train, work, and raise their families in the harsh environment of rugged Alaska. Harrowing rescues give viewers a chance to ride along with the crew on a Jayhawk helicopter, racing to rescue victims from freezing waters. Unprecedented access shows the grueling training it takes to be a rescue diver in some of the roughest seas in the world.

Coast Guard Alaska - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-11-09

Coast Guard Alaska - Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak - Netflix

Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak is an Air Station of the United States Coast Guard located in Kodiak, Alaska. It is one of the largest units in the Coast Guard, and the largest in the service's Pacific Area, with a crew of 85 officers and 517 enlisted personnel. It is a tenant command of Base Support Unit Kodiak, and shares its airfield with Kodiak Airport. The station operates MH-60 Jayhawk and MH-65 Dolphin helicopters, and the HC-130 Hercules fixed-wing aircraft.

Coast Guard Alaska - Operations - Netflix

The station's primary mission is aerial search and rescue in a 4,000,000-square-mile (10,000,000 km2) area of responsibility covering the Gulf of Alaska, Bristol Bay, the Bering Sea, and Alaska's Pacific coast. It is also responsible for patrolling offshore fisheries, deploying HH-65 helicopters aboard High Endurance Cutters operating off Alaska, and providing logistical support to various Coast Guard units in the area. The latter mission includes transporting aids to navigation personnel who maintain remote shore beacons that are only accessible by air.

Coast Guard Alaska - References - Netflix