Coast Guard continues to search for overdue aircraft near Kake, Alaska

Coast Guard continues to search for overdue aircraft near Kake, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard along with multiple agencies and volunteers continue the search for an overdue aircraft with three people aboard 20 miles west of Kake, Alaska, Wednesday. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Anacapa and a Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew continue the search, along with a Juneau-based Alaska Army...

Coast Guard, Alaska ANG deliver supplies for forward operating location in Kotzebue, Alaska

Coast Guard, Alaska ANG deliver supplies for forward operating location in Kotzebue, Alaska
Tech. Sgt. Tom Hough (right), a loadmaster assigned to the 249th Airlift Squadron with the Alaska Air National Guard, signals to raise a pallet of equipment and supplies to load onboard a C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft at Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak in Kodiak, Alaska, June 19, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Bill Colclough. ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Coast Guard and the...

Coast Guard opens forward operating location in Kotzebue, Alaska

Coast Guard opens forward operating location in Kotzebue, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard opened its seasonal forward operating location in Kotzebue Friday in preparation for the anticipated increase of maritime activities in Western Alaska and the Bering Strait. FOL Kotzebue, part of Coast Guard Arctic Shield 2013, will consist of one Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak-based MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter with supporting air and ground crews, and will be based...