The largest U.S. Coast Guard base in the United States is located in Kodiak. The Coast Guard is an integral part of the fishing industry–providing search and rescue and enforcement of international fishing laws. Between the various Coast Guard operating and support commands, there are approximately 1,100 military and 1,600 military dependents. Combined, the Coast Guard generates an estimated total annual payroll of $35.5 million in Kodiak. Coast Guard facility maintenance support and construction contract expenditures total approximately $40 million per year.