Operation Arctic Crossroads set to begin

JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guard, U.S. Air Force, Army National Guard, Air National Guard and U.S. Public Health Services personnel are scheduled to deploy to Nome and Barrow for 20 days beginning August 10 to determine operational effectiveness and overall capabilities of assets as well as provide medical, dental, optometry, boating safety awareness and other community services to more than eight...

Coast Guard Continues Operation Salliq Above Arctic Circle

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Coast Guard units continue testing operational capabilities of various assets during Operation Salliq in Barrow, Alaska. The 16-day operation includes two HH-65 Dolphin helicopters, one from Air Station Kodiak and another from Air Station San Francisco and two 25-foot response boats from Station Valdez. Boat and air crews have been in Barrow since July 27 and are expected...