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.
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Coast Guard Cutter Healy is 420-feet long and has extensive scientific capabilities. Homeported in Seattle, the cutter has a permanent crew of 80. Photo courtesy of Ensign Holly McNair. 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
Post Written by Ensign Emily Kehrt Group photo of CGC Healy crew on the flight deck during the joint US-Canada mission with the CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent. Photo courtesy of 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
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. Check back next Wednesday for details so you can cast your votes for your People’s