The Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley returned to their homeport of Kodiak, Alaska, Jan. 22, 2017, after a 75-day patrol. The cutter’s path took her 10,000 miles through the Bering Sea.
In the era of diminishing Arctic sea ice, the U.S. Coast Guard continually strives to build awareness, modernize governance and broaden partnerships. On the forefront of these missions is the crew of Coast Guard Cutter SPAR, who returned recently from a 38 day deployment in support of Operation Arctic Shield 2014.
In the middle of the Bering Strait, where natives create rawhide ropes from bearded seals, airtight buoys from seal skin and harpoons using Baleen whale, rests Little Diomede Island. Less than three miles from the Russian border, this small, remote […]
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley returned to their homeport in Kodiak Wednesday after completing training and inspections in Washington and a lengthy patrol to provide a search and rescue and law enforcement resource for the domestic […]
In the middle of the Bering Sea, from the perspective of a 25-foot Coast Guard small boat, only two things can been seen in the vast ocean besides waves and birds: the Coast Guard cutter you launched from, and the […]
Story by Lt. j.g. Eric Balcunas Crewmembers of the San Diego-based Coast Guard Cutter Boutwell ran a 5-kilometer race during a port call in Adak, Alaska, May 23, 2013. The Boutwell crew organized the run to bolster community relations during a […]