Coast Guard Icebreaker Rescues Man Aboard Sailboat Trapped in Arctic Ice

09/23/2014
09/23/2014: The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Healy, a polar icebreaker, on a National Science Foundation-funded research mission rescued a man aboard a 36-foot sailboat trapped in Arctic ice approximately 40 miles northeast of Barrow, Alaska, July 12, 2014.   Coast Guard 17th District watchstanders in Juneau were contacted by North Slope Borough…

Coast Guard Completes Arctic Shield 2013

11/07/2013
11/07/2013: Rear Adm. Thomas Ostebo discusses the completion of the Coast Guard's Arctic Shield 2013 operations in Juneau, Alaska, Oct. 16, 2013. Arctic Shield is a multi-faceted, measured approach to expanding the Coast Guard's presence in the emerging Arctic.  Credit:U.S. Coast Guard District 17:10/16/13 Excerpts from USCG Release: Arctic Shield…