Coast Guard transitions seasonal forward operating locations in Alaska

Coast Guard transitions seasonal forward operating locations in Alaska
A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Air Station Kodiak, Alaska, takes off in Prudhoe Bay. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Meredith Manning) JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak, Alaska, crews are transitioning seasonal forward operating locations throughout Alaska. Crews are scheduled to close FOL Deadhorse Thursday. During the summermonths, aircrews were...

Coast Guard assists stranded boater near Deadhorse, Alaska

Coast Guard assists stranded boater near Deadhorse, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska —  A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Forward Operating Location Deadhorse assisted a stranded boater at the entrance of the Colville River approximately 41 miles west of Deadhorse, Alaska, Tuesday. The Jayhawk crew provided a radio and fuel to the stranded boater who safely transited to Nuiqsut. Coast Guard 17th District watchstanders received a request for assistance...

Coast Guard stands up forward operating locations for Arctic Shield 2015

Coast Guard stands up forward operating locations for Arctic Shield 2015
A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Air Station Kodiak, Alaska, rests in the Deadhorse Aviation Center hangar in Prudhoe Bay, June 27, 2015. A Jayhawk crew is deployed to a forward operating location in support of Arctic Shield 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Shawn Eggert) JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard 17th District stood up forward operating locations in Deadhorse...