Your Coast Guard in 2011 – Alaska

With an increasing number of eyes on the Arctic, Coast Guardsmen spent 2011 testing capabilities, building partnerships and rapport with Native Alaskans and keeping a vigilant watch above the Arctic Circle in some of the most challenging marine operation environments on the planet.


Ice-cold science

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 […]


CGC Healy

CGC Healy – Return to port

Post Written by Ensign Emily Kehrt  After a summer in the Arctic, Healy pulled into our homeport of Seattle October 12 (click here to watch a video). On the way south, we stopped in Dutch Harbor, Alaska, to drop off […]


People’s Choice – Coast Guard Photo Contest, Round 7

It’s week seven of eight for the People’s Choice award for this year’s Coast Guard Photo Contest. Next week, we will unveil the final set of pictures as well as announce how the contest will run and open up voting. […]