Arctic West Summer 2016 (AWS16)
Mission Updates

July 10, 2016

CGC Healy Mission Update - 10 July 2016

“Now, for the information of all hands, US Coast Guard Cutter HEALY has stood into the realm of the Arctic Circle…To all Honorable Polar Bears Onboard: Borealis Rex and his court welcome you back.” - LCDR Dan Everette, Operations Officer.

July 3, 2016

CGC Healy Mission Update - 3 July 2016

“Fair winds… and open leads, Shipmate.” – CAPT Jason Hamilton

June 19, 2016

CGC Healy Mission Update - 19 June 2016

Aloha friends! After a week of non-stop drills, training, and flight operations, HEALY stopped in Honolulu, Hawaii for a few days of relaxation before our 140 day Arctic deployment begins.

June 12, 2016

CGC Healy Mission Update - 12 June 2016

“It’s time to take HEALY back to where she belongs… the Arctic!” – CAPT Hamilton

HEALY’s first CTD cast of the summer.
BM2 Jim Bowell deploys the man basket onto the ice to take samples.
LTJG Angel Serrano is pinned by CWO4 Tim Tully and BM2 Dan Gomes.
Ensign Abigail Isaacs prepares to lead training on donning life-saving fire fighting equipment.
Congratulations Commander Everette!
Boatswain's Mates David Edelson and Ben Ahlin prepare the 26325 for training during shakedown.
Damage Control Chief David Warner trains shipmates on hose handling techniques.
HEALY’s Gold and Silver Ancient Mariners, ENG3 Rob Kopser and FSCS Cliff Grader stand with newly minted permanent cuttermen.
HEALY crewmembers on their first SCUBA dive
BM2 Jim Bowell instructs HEALY crewmembers on the use of the Shoulder Line Throwing Gun.
HEALY’s bridge team prepares to moor the ship at Pier 19 in Honolulu, HI