>As school ends Air Station Kodiak hosts students

>As the school year’s end draws nearer the students are often treated to field trips. Tuesday Peterson Elementary preschoolers were among the first of several school groups who will tour the Coast Guard base and Air Station assets in the coming weeks.

Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Brian Goodbody, an aviation survival technician with Air Station Kodiak, shows a Peterson Elementary preschool child rescue swimmer equipment while the child sits in the rescue basket May 13, 2010, in Hangar 3 at Air Station Kodiak. The preschoolers toured all three airframes stationed at Air Station Kodiak which include an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter, an HH-65 Dolphin helicopter and an HC-130 Hercules aircraft. U. S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Charly Hengen.

Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Bill Lounsbery, an HC-130 Hercules aircraft aviation maintenance technician with Air Station Kodiak, speaks to Peterson Elementary preschool children about the Hercules aircraft May 13,2010, in Hangar 1 at Air Station Kodiak. Many Kodiak elementary students tour the air station in May before school is out for summer. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Charly Hengen.

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