Coast Guard opens Forward Operating Location Kotzebue

Coast Guard opens Forward Operating Location Kotzebue
Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopters sit in an Alaska Army National Guard hangar in Kotzebue, Alaska, June 29, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Brad Pigage. JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard opened Forward Operating Location Kotzebue, Alaska, in support of Arctic Shield 2018 operations throughout the Arctic region Sunday. As part of Operation Arctic...

Coast Guard attends Operation Arctic Guardian oil spill response seminar

Coast Guard attends Operation Arctic Guardian oil spill response seminar
Community members listen while a member of Alaska Chadux Corporation, alongside the Coast Guard, makes opening remarks prior to an oil spill equipment deployment demonstration in Utqiaġvik, Alaska, July 27, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios. JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard members from the 17th District Response Advisory Team and National Strike Force Pacific...

Coast Guard kicks off Arctic Shield 2017 operations in Arctic

Coast Guard kicks off Arctic Shield 2017 operations in Arctic
Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard kicked off Arctic Shield 2017 operations throughout Arctic waters Saturday with the opening of a forward operating location in Kotzebue. As part of operation Arctic Shield 2017, the Coast Guard will deploy cutters, aircraft and personnel to engage in operations encompassing a variety of Coast Guard missions from Dutch Harbor...