We last heard about the amazing men and women aboard Coast Guard Cutter Healy in January when they raced to re-supply fuel to the ice-encrusted harbor of Nome, Alaska. Not one to rest on their laurels, crewmembers are currently underway once again on a different – but just as important – mission. Healy is currently supporting scientific research in the cold, dynamic waters of the Arctic on their Arctic West Summer 2012 deployment.
While many Americans took advantage of the last remnants of summer, crewmembers aboard Coast Guard Cutter Healy, the nation’s largest icebreaker, were exploring the Arctic. Healy was on their second of four missions for their Arctic West Summer-Winter deployment and [...]
March is Women’s History Month. In honor of the many contributions women have made to the history of our service, we bring you the stories of the female leaders of the Coast Guard. This week, we are highlighting female cadets [...]
This is a cross-post from a Defense Department’s Armed with Science blog post, “Arctic Voyage Completed: What’s Next for ICESCAPE Researchers?” and is reprinted with permission. It is written by Dr. Kevin Arrigo, a Professor in the Department of Environmental [...]
Answer: crew morale. Over the past month, we have been keeping you up-to-date on the CGC Healy’s Summer science deployment to the Arctic. One of the posts on July 3, Science on Ice, sparked a conversation on the Coast Guard’s [...]
As we mentioned last week, Coast Guard Cutter Healy is sending in regular updates as she makes her way on an Arctic science mission. This post by Ensign Emily Kehrt comes to us from about 90 nautical miles northwest of Point Barrow, the northernmost point in Alaska.
Coast Guard Cutter Healy departed Dutch Harbor, Alaska, last week on its Arctic West Summer deployment. The cutter is on a five-week mission with 80 Coasties and 50 scientists conducting a wide range of research activities. Healy provides more than [...]
Ensign Cook is out and about again. This time she isn’t in the “field” with operational Coast Guard units. Rather, she is up in New York City taking in the sites and festivities around the World Maritime Day Parallel Event. [...]
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The Today Show on NBC featured video of yesterday’s large waves off Acadia National Park in Maine and an interview with the Coast Guard and Park Ranger. Watch the video of the show here Guardians in Coast Guard District Seventeen [...]
Canadian and U.S. cutters are headed as far north as they can go next week to work together on surveying the ocean floor and trying to determine where the edge of the continental shelf is. The Canadian Coast Guard Cutter [...]