USCGC Kimball & HMCS Harry DeWolf Exercise Near Dutch Harbor

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Kimball and Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) crews conducted a joint exercise off the coast of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, on Sept. 23, 2021. The Coast Guard Cutter Kimball crew and an RCN crew, aboard the military vessel Harry DeWolf, operated alongside one another to exchange radio communications after both crews lined their respective ship’s port railings to…

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USCG & USN Conduct Joint Oil Pollution Response Exercise

June 21, 2021 – Coast Guard and Navy personnel are scheduled to conduct a joint agency oil pollution response exercise Monday through Thursday this week in Kachemak Bay, Alaska. During the exercise, participants will deploy a Navy current buster system (CBS) from Coast Guard Cutter Hickory. The CBS is the latest technology available for oil recovery in an offshore environment…

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Makin Island ARG Arrives off Alaska for Northern Edge

May 4, 2021 – Marines and Sailors with the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), arrived off the coast of Alaska, May 2, to participate in Exercise Northern Edge 21, the largest joint exercise of 2021, led by U.S. Indo-Pacific Command. Northern Edge 21 is designed to provide high-end, realistic war fighter training,…

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DLA Awards Crowley Fuel Delivery Contract to Remote Aleutian Air Station

February 1, 2021 – Crowley Solutions has been awarded the five-year contract to deliver military specification fuel to the Eareckson Air Station located on the remote Aleutian Island of Shemya, Alaska. Under the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency-Energy contract, beginning in 2021, Crowley will provide lightering and transportation of 4 million gallons of fuel annually for the radar and aircraft refueling…

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Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley Returns to Kodiak

Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley returned to homeport in Kodiak, Alaska, Thursday, following an 85-day deployment throughout the Gulf of Alaska and Bering Sea. Alex Haley patrolled more than 11,000 miles for approximately three months and safeguarded a $5.9 billion fishing industry, and enabled search and rescue coverage in an area spanning 890,000 square miles. During the patrol, the Alex…

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