Tag Archives: Operation Arctic Shield

Coast Guard Commandant visits Kodiak with a group of Congress members

  The Commandant of the Coast Guard, the highest ranking in the branch was in town Monday. While in Kodiak, Admiral Karl L. Shultz toured a number of local units with a delegation of congress members and their staff. Coast Guard Public Affairs Specialist Lauren Dean.   “They’re going to various units, not just here in Kodiak. They were in …

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Air Station Kodiak crews in summer rotations to Northern Alaska

Crews from Air Station Kodiak have begun summer rotations in northern Alaska as a part of what the Coast Guard is calling Operation Arctic Shield. They’ll be providing search and rescue support as well as maritime law enforcement coverage and aids-to-navigation help for the region from Bethel to the northern Alaska-Canada border.   A helo crew practices a rescue in …

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