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Installation Overview --Base Support Unit Kodiak, Alaska

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Installation Overview --Base Support Unit Kodiak, Alaska

Base Entry Gate Sign - USCG Kodiak

Photo courtesy U.S. Coast Guard

Base Support Unit (BSU) Kodiak is a Seventeenth Coast Guard District (D17) unit on beautiful Kodiak Island approximately 250 miles southwest of Anchorage, Alaska. BSU Kodiak is the largest operating Coast Guard base. It began as a naval base in 1941 with a Coast Guard detachment in 1947 and was established again as a USCG base in 1972.

Kodiak, also known as the "Emerald Island" is located approximately 250 miles southwest of Anchorage and is the second largest island belonging to the United States.

Kodiak is the home port of USCGC Munro (WHEC-724), USCGC Alex Haley (WMEC-39), USCGC Spar (WLB-20) and USCGC Spar (WLB-206).

Official website for BSU Kodiak

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