Coast Guard completes Arctic Shield 2014

Coast Guard completes Arctic Shield 2014
JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard concluded Arctic Shield 2014 on Friday after a successful season that included deployments of personnel and assets to the Seward Peninsula, Bering Strait and the Northern Alaska Continental Shelf to conduct a broad range of Coast Guard statutory missions. Arctic Shield 2014 included deployments by Coast Guard cutters Stratton,Healy, SPAR, Alex Haley and MH-60 Jayhawk...

Coast Guard conducts gold dredge boardings in Nome, Alaska

Coast Guard conducts gold dredge boardings in Nome, Alaska
NOME, Alaska — Coast Guard Sector Anchorage and Coast Guard Station Valdez personnel deployed to Nome to conduct at-sea boardings of recreational and fishing vessels in the area July 30, 2014. The eight-person crew and 25-foot Response Boat – Small deployed to Nome via Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules airplane and are continuing to conduct boardings of recreational and fishing vessels...