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Retired Coast Guard Captain Tapped for ASMI Job

Jay Barrett/KMXT The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute has selected another retired Coast Guardsman to replace Ray Riutta, the outgoing executive director, himself a retired Coast Guardsman. Retired Captain Michael Cerne, who served for 31 years, will join ASMI in September, allowing for several months of overlap before Riutta says goodbye at the end of the year. Cerne is no stranger …

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USCG Cutter SPAR Competing in Buoy Tender Olympics


JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – The U.S. Coast Guard in Juneau is hosting the Buoy Tender Olympics this week, and the Kodiak-based SPAR (lower left) is there competing. The event is intended to highlight the skills needed to work aboard a buoy tender. It comes in the midst of the annual buoy tender roundup, which includes cutters based in Alaska, Washington …

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