Images: US Coast Guard prepares for Arctic Shield deployment [Image 28 of 28]
U.S. Coast Guardsmen conduct preflight checks on a Coast Guard HC-130H Hercules on the flightline, June 28, 2012, Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak, Alaska. Coast Guardsmen from Air Station Kodiak are flying daily missions to Barrow, Alaska in preparation for a U.S. Coast Guard deployment Arctic Shield. Arctic Shield is a forward deployed temporary air station operating from Barrow in the Arctic Ocean during the summer to increase search and rescue response times in the region.
Date Posted:07.02.2012 19:33
Location:KODIAK, AK, US