Coast Guard constructs aid to navigation above Arctic Circle

POINT HOPE, Alaska – Four Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Kodiak personnel completed a build of the 15-foot Coast Guard aid to navigation tower four miles south of Point Hope Monday, which is the only permanent Coast Guard aid to navigation tower north of the Arctic Circle.

Coast Guard Cutter Polar Sea returns from Arctic deployment

SEATTLE – The crew aboard Coast Guard Cutter Polar Sea is scheduled to return to their homeport here Thursday, after a three-month Arctic deployment.