Images: US Coast Guardsmen prepare for Arctic Shield deployment [Image 21 of 28]
U.S. Coast Guardsmen offload a government vehicle from HC-130H Hercules onto the Barrow, Alaska flightline, June 28, 2012. 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 19:35
Location:KODIAK, AK, US