In this work from the U.S. Coast Guard Art Program 2014 Collection, “Medical Rescue in Juneau‚” a Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew prepares the victim of a nearly fatal fall for evacuation from St. James Bay to Juneau where he will be transferred to a nearby hospital for treatment. In an […]
The Annenberg Foundation organization explore.org has teamed up with the Katmai National Park in southwestern Alaska to provide live video coverage of Brown bears feeding in salmon streams near Brooks Camp. A grant of $150,000 was made available to the Park Service by the Foundation to provide salary support for a seasonal media ranger, video […]
The Alaska Railroad Operation Lifesaver educational program received a boost in the form of a grant from the national Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI) organization. Operation Lifesaver’s mission is to end injuries and deaths that occur along railroad right of ways and grade crossings. In a press release, Operation Lifesaver President Joyce Rose says, “Our OLI […]
The Alaska Army Guard supports wildfire suppression efforts in the vicinity of the Susitna River and Wantana Creek. Using a UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter, the Guard provided transportation and material support for the Forest Service’s Lassen 21 member Interagency Hotshot Crew out of Susanville, California. This photo of the Lassen Hotshots, with the UH-60, was […]
The USCG Cutter Hickory navigates heavy weather off the coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, March 20, 2013. The crew of the Hickory travelled along the coast of the Pacific Northwest during its return to Homer, Alaska, from a dockside period in Long Beach, Calif. USCG photo by Lt. Cmdr. Brian Krautler.
The Communication Station Kodiak chief’s mess stands with a plaque they had created to memorialize shipmates Chief Petty Officer Richard Belisle, retired and Petty Officer 1st Class Jim Hopkins during a memorial held at the unit in Kodiak, Alaska, April 12, 2013. Comments from many shipmates including the current and former commanding officers of the […]