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Medical Rescue in Juneau

Medical Rescue in Juneau

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 […]

Online Bear Viewing at Katmai National P...

Brooks Falls Brown Bears - Photo by

The Annenberg Foundation organization 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 […]

Alaska Railroad Operation Lifesaver Educ...

Alaska Railroad GP 40-2 No. 3010 - Photo by Alan Sorum

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 […]

Communication Station Kodiak Memorial

Communication Station Kodiak memorial - Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Francis.

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 […]