Coast Guard Kicks off Arctic Shield 2017 Operations in Arctic


 ArcticShield07-01-2017 - COASTGUARDNEWS.COM

JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard kicked off Arctic Shield 2017 operations throughout Arctic waters Saturday with the opening of a forward operating location in Kotzebue.

As part of operation Arctic Shield 2017, the Coast Guard will deploy cutters, aircraft and personnel to engage in operations encompassing a variety of Coast Guard missions from Dutch Harbor through the Bering Strait and along the North Slope including the Northern Alaska Outer Continental Shelf.  CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE