Buoy Tender Roundup Olympics
August 28, 2018
Scenes of the U.S. Coast Guard Buoy Tender Roundup Olympics at Coast Guard Station Juneau, Alaska on August 22, 2018...
- Top Left - Crewmembers of the Coast Guard Cutter Anthony Petit, homeported in Ketchikan, Alaska, use every ounce of strength in their tug-o-war loss to the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Sycamore.
- Top Right - A member of the Coast Guard Cutter Sycamore, homeported in Cordova, Alaska, celebrates after taking first place in the tug-o-war competition.
- Bottom Left - A Coast Guard member competes in the heaving line toss to people requiring assistance in a raft.
The Buoy Tender Roundup Olympics builds morale amongst cutter members, while providing a fun alternative to every day training in events such as the tug-o-war, chain pull, survival swim, line toss, and the heat-and-beat.
- Bottom Right - A Coast Guard member gasps for air while competing in the survival swim relay.
Crews aboard Coast Guard buoy tenders in Alaska service 1,350 navigational aids along 33,000 miles of coastline while actively participating in search and rescue, environmental protection and law enforcement missions.
Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photos by Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios
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