Tag Archives: ComSta Kodiak

ComSta Change of Command Friday

Jay Barrett/KMXT and Associated Press Coast Guard Communications Station Kodiak is getting a new commanding officer. A change of command ceremony is scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday, when Lt. Cmdr. Paul Salerno will take over for Cmdr. Peter Van Ness. Van Ness, who held the post for three years, will move to an assignment at Coast Guard headquarters in Washington, …

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Sen. Murkowski Speaks with Adm. Papp about ComSta Killings

Jay Barrett/KMXT Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski took the opportunity during a Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee hearing yesterday to express her condolences to U.S. Coast Guard Admiral Robert Papp over the deaths of two men last month at the ComSta (com-stay) here in Kodiak. "I would be remiss if I did not acknowledge the very difficult situation the men and …

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