Tag Archives: Barrow

Kodiak Jayhawk Crew Conducts First SAR Out of Barrow


Lt. Vincent Jansen, an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter pilot from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak, forward located in Barrow, briefs a North Slope Borough police officer as he prepares to launch for a search and rescue mission involving a hiker that fell from a cliff in the Brooks Range today (Thursday). This is the first search and rescue case in Barrow …

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Air Station Kodiak Jayhawks Forward Deployed to Barrow


Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Charley Fowler, an Air Station Kodiak rescue swimmer, talks to a young Barrow resident about the equipment he and other rescue swimmers use to save lives. Approximately 200 Barrow residents attended an open house to meet with search and rescue personnel that will be working in Northern Alaska this summer. Below, members of Coast Guard …

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