Coast Guard releases new Arctic Strategic Outlook

Coast Guard releases new Arctic Strategic Outlook
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Coast Guard, today released its newest strategy to address its expanding role in the Polar Regions. As the Arctic region continues to open, and strategic competition drives more actors to look to the Arctic for economic and geopolitical advantages, the demand for Coast Guard leadership and presence will continue to grow. As the Nation’s primary maritime presence in the Polar...

Coast Guard completes Arctic Shield 2013

Coast Guard completes Arctic Shield 2013
JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard completed Arctic Shield 2013 after a successful summer season of sustained operations and outreach efforts in the Arctic region Friday. Arctic Shield focused on Western Alaska and the Bering Strait and consisted of a three-pronged approach of operations, outreach and an assessment of the Coast Guard’s capabilities in the Arctic. This regional operation aligns...