Coast Guard sponsored musher begins the Iditarod

Coast Guard Alaska News
Anchorage – Coast Guard sponsored Iditarod musher Ken Anderson departed on the first leg of the 41st running of the Iditarod in Anchorage, Alaska, March 2, 2013.

The Coast Guard is sponsoring Anderson in the 41st Iditarod as part of an outreach effort to the villages in remote northern Alaska and in tribute to the Coast Guard’s historical partnership with the people of Alaska.

Coast Guard sponsored Iditarod musher Ken Anderson departs on the first leg of the 41st running of the Iditarod in Anchorage, Alaska, March 2, 2013. The Coast Guard is sponsoring Anderson in the 41st Iditarod as part of an outreach effort to the villages in remote northern Alaska and in tribute to the Coast Guard's historical partnership with the people of Alaska. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley

Coast Guard sponsored Iditarod musher Ken Anderson departs on the first leg of the 41st running of the Iditarod in Anchorage, Alaska, March 2, 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley

Coast Guard sponsored Iditarod musher Ken Anderson and Coast Guard Capt. Paul Mehler III, commander, Coast Guard Sector Anchorage, depart the Ceremonial starting line in Anchorage Alaska on the first leg of the 41st running of the Iditarod, March 2, 2013. The Coast Guard is sponsoring Anderson a 12-year Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race veteran during his 13th running of the Iditarod, which is known as "The last great race on Earth." U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley

Coast Guard sponsored Iditarod musher Ken Anderson and Coast Guard Capt. Paul Mehler III, commander, Coast Guard Sector Anchorage, depart the Ceremonial starting line in Anchorage Alaska on the first leg of the 41st running of the Iditarod, March 2, 2013.U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley

Gwen Holdman, Coast Guard sponsored Iditarod musher Ken Anderson’s wife, leads Andersons dog sled team to the Ceremonial starting line in Anchorage Alaska on the first leg of the 41st running of the Iditarod, March 2, 2013. The Coast Guard continues its sponsorship of Anderson, a 12-year Iditarod Trail Sled Dog racing veteran, in his 13th running of the more than 1,000-mile race to Nome. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley

Gwen Holdman, Coast Guard sponsored Iditarod musher Ken Anderson’s wife, leads Andersons dog sled team to the Ceremonial starting line in Anchorage Alaska on the first leg of the 41st running of the Iditarod, March 2, 2013.U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley

Coast Guard sponsored Iditarod musher Ken Anderson attaches his race dogs for the start of the 41st running of the Iditarod in Anchorage, Alaska, March 2, 2013.  The Coast Guard is sponsoring Anderson, a 12-year Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race veteran during his 2013 Iditarod race attempt that extends through 1049 miles of some of Alaska's toughest terrain.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley

Coast Guard sponsored Iditarod musher Ken Anderson attaches his race dogs for the start of the 41st running of the Iditarod in Anchorage, Alaska, March 2, 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley

Coast Guard sponsored Iditarod musher Ken Anderson poses for a picture with his dogs prior to the Iditarod race start in Anchorage, Alaska, March 2, 2013. The Coast Guard is sponsoring Anderson, a 12-year Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race veteran during his 113th running of the Iditarod, which is known as "The last great race on Earth."  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley

Coast Guard sponsored Iditarod musher Ken Anderson poses for a picture with his dogs prior to the Iditarod race start in Anchorage, Alaska, March 2, 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley

 

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