Show your dedication to this outstanding Coast Guard training center! Dedicated to ensuring Coast Guard boarding teams are prepared to conduct fisheries and safety boardings on commercial fishing vessels throughout Alaska, USCG North Pacific Regional Fisheries Training Center instructs 13 different courses to 750-1000 students per year through both resident and exportable training.
The training center was commissioned in 1995 in Kodiak, Alaska. Consisting of two officers and twelve enlisted personnel, instruction at NPRFTC covers a broad range of fisheries-related topics from both international and domestic realms. Coast Guardsmen stationed at the North Pacific Regional Fisheries Training Center in Kodiak, Alaska, recently received a 2012 Coast Guard Innovation Award for their work to improve a job aid used by cutter and aircrews to conduct Steller sea lion patrols throughout Alaska. North Pacific Regional Fisheries Training Center personnel educate youth throughout the school year regarding the importance of District 17’s fishing regulations and commercial fishing vessel safety practices.
Minted from solid nickel and imbued with bold colored enamel on both sides, this coin pays tribute to the vital work of the men and women of USCG North Pacific Regional Fisheries Training Center in Kodiak, Alaska. The obverse features the emblem of the training center. The reverse displays the logo of the U.S. Coast Guard with the words “SAFETY OF LIFE AT SEA. PROTECT THE RESOURCE AND ENSURING A LEVEL PLAYING FIELD” around the edge.
Each coin measures 1 3/4 inch (44mm) in diameter.
This is a surplus NWTMint item, packaging may vary.
This is an out of date design and will not be remade after product is sold out.