Images: Iditarod Anchorage Start
Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Coast Guard sponsored Iditarod musher Ken Anderson departs on the first leg of the 40th running of the Iditarod, March 3, 2012.
The Coast Guard is sponsoring Anderson in the 40th Iditarod as part of an outreach effort to the villages in remote northern Alaska and in tribute to the Coast Guard's historical partnership with the people of Alaska.
U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley