Coast Guard Cutter Healy crew returns from the North Pole

Coast Guard Cutter Healy crew returns from the North Pole
Cmdr. Karl Lander (left), executive officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Healy, reads the Coast Guard Unit Commendation award as Capt. Jason Hamilton, commanding officer of the Healy, presents representatives from each cutter department with ribbons. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Norcross) SEATTLE – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Healy returned to Seattle after completing...

Coast Guard Cutter Healy reaches North Pole during historic expedition

Coast Guard Cutter Healy reaches North Pole during historic expedition
The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy and the Geotraces science team have their portrait taken at the North Pole Sept. 7, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory J. Mendenhall) ARCTIC OCEAN — U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy, homeported in Seattle, arrived at the North Pole Sept. 5, 2015, becoming the first U.S. surface ship to do so unaccompanied. This is also only the fourth...