People’s Choice – Coast Guard Photo Contest, Round 6

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We are entering week six of the People’s Choice award for this year’s Coast Guard Photo Contest. You can view all the photos featured on the blog on the Coast Guard Flickr account under a set called “People’s Choice 2010.” Each embedded photo also links back to the Flickr set.

In week eight, we will announce how the contest will work.  Stay tuned for more details…

Here is the sixth set of photos…

ARCTIC OCEAN - An autonomous acoustic recorder, known as a High-frequency Acoustic Recording Package (HARP), is rigged to be deployed from the CGC Healy. The 1,100-pound HARP will spend nearly a year on the ocean floor gathering information to help scientists understand the natural sound level in the ocean. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Patrick Kelley)
ARCTIC OCEAN – An autonomous acoustic recorder, known as a High-frequency Acoustic Recording Package (HARP), is rigged to be deployed from the CGC Healy. The 1,100-pound HARP will spend nearly a year on the ocean floor gathering information to help scientists understand the natural sound level in the ocean. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Patrick Kelley)
PACIFIC OCEAN - A CGC Active boat crewman untangles the American flag from the cutter's small boat. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by YN3 Wesley K. Heuston)
PACIFIC OCEAN – A CGC Active boat crewman untangles the American flag from the cutter’s small boat. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by YN3 Wesley K. Heuston)
KENOSHA, Wis. - Petty Officer Matthew Collins, left, gives hand signals to an HH-65 helicopter while Seaman Josh Dixon, center and Senior Chief Terry Lathrop get ready to retrieve a basket being lowered by the helicopter during a rescue training exercise on Lake Michigan. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by BM2 Matthew D. Collins)
KENOSHA, Wis. – Petty Officer Matthew Collins, left, gives hand signals to an HH-65 helicopter while Seaman Josh Dixon, center and Senior Chief Terry Lathrop get ready to retrieve a basket being lowered by the helicopter during a rescue training exercise on Lake Michigan. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by BM2 Matthew D. Collins)
ARCTIC CIRCLE -  Scientists and crew members onboard the CGC Polar Sea conduct dive operations to collect ice core samples while National Geographic photographers gather video for a documentary of the trip and the scientists findings. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by SN Tianna Klineburger)
ARCTIC CIRCLE – Scientists and crew members onboard the CGC Polar Sea conduct dive operations to collect ice core samples while National Geographic photographers gather video for a documentary of the trip and the scientists findings. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by SN Tianna Klineburger)
MORI POINT, Calif. - An H-65 Dolphin from Air Station San Francisco conducts vertical surface/cliff operations training. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by LT Matt Udkow)
MORI POINT, Calif. – An H-65 Dolphin from Air Station San Francisco conducts vertical surface/cliff operations training. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by LT Matt Udkow)

2 comments on “People’s Choice – Coast Guard Photo Contest, Round 6”

  1. Union Jack? That looks like the US national ensign to me. Even if the author of the caption meant “First Jack” – that’s not the flag that’s in the picture…

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