Tag: David Irons

Sitka Coast Guard Air Stations First Commanding Officer Comes Back for Visit

A man named David Irons was among the hundreds of cruise ship passengers in Sitka last week. But instead of heading for the National Park, downtown stores, or other popular attractions, Irons went straight to the Coast Guard air station. 34 years ago, he was in charge of the place, as its first-ever commanding officer.

Alaska News Nightly: May 30, 2011

Veterans Receive Special Honor from Korean Government, Sitka Coast Guard Air Station's First Commanding Officer Comes Back for Visit, Special Session Plans on Hold, Sealaska Heritage Institute Cultural Center Named After Soboleff, and more...