Images: US Coast Guardsmen prepare for Arctic Shield deployment [Image 10 of 28]
Photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael Holzworth
U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Shane Ramos, aviation maintenance technician loadmaster, conducts in flight checks on a Coast Guard HC-130H Hercules during a June 28, 2012, logistics flight aboard a Coast Guard HC-130H Hercules to Barrow, 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 19:38
Location:BARROW, AK, US
Hometown:EWA BEACH, HI, US