Operating in the Arctic is not a new venture for the Coast Guard. However, adapting to changing conditions will require foresight, focus and clear priorities. It will also require the closest of collaboration with our partners in the State of Alaska. Improving awareness, modernizing governance and broadening partnerships will best position our Service for long-term success by ensuring safe, secure and environmentally responsible maritime activity in the region.
This week, the largest maritime exposition in the United States is taking place in the nation’s capital and the Coast Guard is center stage. Since 1965, the Sea-Air-Space Exposition has brought together the U.S. sea services, private-sector companies and key [...]