Coast Guard Cutter Healy continues scientific mission

Coast Guard Cutter Healy continues scientific mission
BARROW, Alaska — The Coast Guard Cutter Healy recently began the second of three summer science Arctic missions off the coast of Barrow, Alaska Aug. 27, by exchanging personnel, equipment and provisions during a two-day period. On Aug. 25 and 26 Healy exchanged nearly 100 personnel and thousands of pounds of science equipment and provisions via commercial helicopter in the northernmost American city...

Coast Guard cutter Healy to begin first of three Actic missions for 2012

Coast Guard cutter Healy to begin first of three Actic missions for 2012
DUTCH HARBOR, Alaska — U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy, the nation’s only operational polar ice breaker, left Dutch Harbor Aug. 9, to begin the first of three Arctic missions scheduled during 2012. Healy departed its homeport of Seattle July 30, for a deployment that will include three missions that support scientific research in the Arctic. After a brief stop in Dutch Harbor for logistics and to...