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Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley conducts change of command ceremony in Dutch Harbor

KODIAK, Alaska — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley conducted a change of command ceremony May 19 in Dutch Harbor, Alaska. Capt. Benjamin Golightly transferred command of the Alex Haley, a 282-foot medium endurance cutter, to Cmdr. Brian Whisler. Rear Adm. Peter Gautier, the deputy commander of Coast Guard Pacific Area, presided over the ceremony.
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Sharing the legacy of American writer and author Alex Haley

DETROIT – It was a landmark mini-series that changed the way America views its own history. The Roots mini-series in 1977 was based on a book by American author and writer Alex Haley. While the show captivated the nation, there are still those who struggle to keep the name of...
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Alex Haley

Alex Haley, in full Alexander Palmer Haley, (born August 11, 1921, Ithaca, New York, U.S.—died February 10, 1992, Seattle, Washington), American writer whose works of historical fiction and reportage depicted the struggles of African Americans. Although his parents were teachers, Haley was an indifferent student. He began writing to avoid...
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Alex Haley returns to Kodiak after 50 days at sea

Crewmembers of the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley have returned to Kodiak, after a 50-day deployment providing search and rescue coverage over some 890,000 miles of the Bering Sea during one of the most challenging times of the year on those ocean waters. During their deployment, the Alex Haley conducted...
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Alex Haley returns to homeport following Bering Sea mission

Courtesy Photo U.S. Coast Guard District 17 An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew based out of Air Station Kodiak and deployed aboard Cutter Alex Haley, hoists a fisherman from the fishing vessel. Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley returned to homeport in Kodiak late last...
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Alex Haley back in Kodiak

The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley returned to homeport in Kodiak on Thursday following a 50-day deployment throughout the Bering Sea. The crew patrolled more than 6,300 miles throughout the Aleutian Islands and Bristol Bay, and provided search and rescue coverage for approximately 890,000 square miles in the Bering Sea.
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Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley returns to homeport

KODIAK, Alaska – The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley returned to homeport in Kodiak, Alaska, following a 50-day deployment throughout the Bering Sea, Thursday. The crew patrolled over 6,300 miles throughout the Aleutian Islands and Bristol Bay, and provided search and rescue coverage for approximately 890,000 square miles in the Bearing Sea.The Alex Haley crew conducted four federal fisheries law enforcement boardings, which ensured the sustainability of Pacific Cod stocks during the short three-week season, in support of the $13.9 billion fishing industry.
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LeVar Burton Celebrates Alex Haley On 44th Anniversary Of ‘Roots’

Alex Haley’s novel, Roots: The Saga of an American Family, about the enslavement of his ancestor and his American descendants, was published in 1976 and premiered on TV Jan. 23, 1977. Burton was a 19-year-old theater major at the University of Southern California when he landed the lead role of...