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Coast Guard sponsored musher takes 4th in Iditarod

Coast Guard sponsored Iditarod racer Ken Anderson departs on the race re-start point of the 38th edition of the Iditarod in Willow, Alaska. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley) When the 2010 Iditarod came to a close, Coast Guard sponsored musher Ken Anderson added another top-5 finish to his storied

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Who cares for the sled dogs who drop out of the Iditarod?

Last week we received a comment on the Coast Guard Compass about the Iditarod and the treatment of the sled dogs involved in the epic 1,150 mile race across some of the toughest terrain in Alaska. Since then, in addition to keeping tabs on Coast Guard sponsored musher Ken Anderson, we’ve also been doing our homework on the race

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Latest from the Iditarod

We’re pleased to announce that as of this posting Coast Guard sponsored musher Ken Anderson has moved into tenth place as he continues his epic journey across Alaska’s toughest terrain in the 2010 Iditarod. Here is the latest update from his blog as reported by Ken’s wife and fellow musher Gwen Holdmann: I did get

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Coast Guard sponsored musher on course in 2010 Iditarod

Coast Guard sponsored Iditarod racer Ken Anderson departs on the race re-start point of the 38th edition of the Iditarod in Willow, Alaska. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley) Click the image to view more photos from the restart. Coast Guard sponsored musher Ken Anderson is on course in the

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2010 Iditarod Begins Tomorrow

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Coast Guard sponsored Iditarod musher Ken Anderson visits with the second grade girls from Fire Lake Elementary School, Eagle River, March 2, 2010. The school visit was part of a pre-race community outreach effort, bringing a real element to the children’s participation in following the upcoming Iditarod race. (Coast Guard photo by

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The “Last Great Race on Earth”

VALDEZ, Alaska – Anderson poses for a photograph with the crew of CGC Long Island during a tour last week. Anderson visited the cutter, the Small Boat Station and the Marine Safety Offices to learn more about the Coast Guard, its missions and its people. The Coast Guard is sponsoring Ken Anderson, a nine-year Iditarod

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