Dolphin Sea Ice Landing

02/01/2012: An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew conducts an ice landing beside the Coast Guard Cutter Healy offshore of Nome, Alaska, on Jan. 18, 2012.Coast Guard ice landings are extremely rare, requiring extensive safety testing of ice prior to execution Credit: U.S. Coast Guard District 17 PADET Kodiak:01/18/2012

USCG Ice Breaking Operations

01/19/2012: USCG Ice Breaking Operations [slidepress gallery='uscg-ice-breaking-operations'] Credit: U.S. Coast Guard District 17 PADET Kodiak:01/13/12 In the first photo, the Kigluaik Mountains are visible as the Coast Guard Cutter Healy breaks ice for the Russian tanker Renda near Nome Jan. 13, 2012. The Healy and crew are approximately seven nautical…

Raptors return to flight

9/28/2011: This slideshow highlights the return to flight by F-22s.  These photos show Raptors taking off from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Sept. 21, after a four-month stand down. [slidepress gallery='raptors-return-to-flight'] Photo Credit:Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Public Affairs

Coast Guard Rescue at Sea

07/01/2011: KODIAK, Alaska - The crew of a Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Air Station Kodiak locate the 60-foot vessel Nordic Mistress as it sinks beneath the waves of the Gulf of Alaska and the five-member crew of the vessel in a liferaft 80 miles north of Kodiak May…