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Arctic Shield 2013 Operations and Activities

For more information about Coast Guard operations in the Arctic, please call the Coast Guard 17th District External Affairs staff at (907) 463-2065 or send an email to

Press Releases: Coast Guard Information Website

Coast Guard, agency partners test response equipment near Port Clarence, Alaska
Coast Guard conducts Arctic Domain Awareness flight
Coast Guard opens forward operating location in Kotzebue, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter SPAR to host tours in Nome, Alaska
Coast Guard, University of Washington conduct Arctic Domain Awareness flight
Leaders meet for Arctic Spill of National Significance seminar
Coast Guard Sector Anchorage reminds Western Alaska boaters to be prepared for trips at sea
Coast Guard initiates Arctic Shield 2013

Blog posts: Coast Guard 17th District Blog
Coast Guard finishes first half of deployment to FOL Kotzebue
Crew of Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley conducts fishery, safety patrol
Meeting Arctic missions
Coast Guard, agency partners leverage resources to meet Alaska missions
Coast Guard Cutter SPAR completes second week of Arctic Shield 2013 deployment
Crew of Coast Guard Cutter SPAR completes first week of Arctic Shield deployment
Coast Guard, University of Washington partners on Arctic research
Rear Adm. Thomas Ostebo discusses Arctic operations in Nome and Kotzebue, Alaska

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07/25/2013 Coast Guard Cutter SPAR and Canadian coast guard conduct response exercise 07/21/2013 Coast Guard, Canadian coast guard crewmembers deploy VOSS
07/18/2013 Coast Guard Cutter Healy stops in Kodiak

07/18/2013 Coast Guard Admiral and Mayor of Nome greet Naushon crewmembers
07/17/2013 Coast Guard C130 airplane crew and cutter Polar Star patrol in the Arctic
07/15/2013 Coast Guard Cutter SPAR hosts director of the Eskimo Walrus Commission in Nome
07/10/2013 Coast Guard Cutters Naushon and SPAR transit to Nome
06/24/2013 Coast Guard C130 airplane crew participates in science mission

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