Coast Guard participates in search and rescue exercise at North Pole

Coast Guard participates in search and rescue exercise at North Pole
The sun shines over the camp where participants endure a 24-hour survival exercise in the North Pole, Sept. 7, 2021. Photo by Lt. Cmdr. Aaron Riutta. JUNEAU, Alaska – Members from the Seventeenth Coast Guard District participated in an international search and rescue exercise at the North Pole, September 1-15, 2021. Two Seventeenth Coast Guard District personnel, Lt. Cmdr. Aaron Riutta and Mr. Paul...

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...