The Arctic’s expanded relevance, coupled with the Department’s significant regional investments, requires DHS to have a unified, deliberate, and forward-looking approach. The Strategic Approach for Arctic Homeland Security fully leverages the broad range of DHS authorities, capabilities, capacity and partnerships to achieve the goals laid out in this document.
National Strategy for the Arctic Region
U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Vice Commandant Admiral Charles Michel addresses Coast Guard’s expanding mission demands in the Arctic.
U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Commandant Admiral Paul Zukunft addresses Coast Guard missions.
U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Vice Commandant Vice Admiral Charles Michel addresses Coast Guard operations to ensure Maritime Safety, Security and Stewardship in the Arctic Region.
A joint statement, officially establishing the Arctic Coast Guard Forum (ACGF), was signed today by leaders representing all eight coast guard agencies of the Arctic nations.
On Oct. 29, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will travel to New London, Conn. to visit the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. While in New London, Secretary Johnson will deliver remarks to the Coast Guard Academy Corps of Cadets as part of the Academy’s Elenchus Fellow Lecture Series. Secretary Johnson will also meet with leadership from the Coast Guards of the eight Arctic nations, including Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden, and the United States, gathered for the first-ever Arctic Coast Guard Forum. He will deliver opening remarks at the Forum on the Department’s role and the importance of international cooperation in the Arctic.
U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Vice Commandant Vice Admiral Peter Neffenger addresses Coast Guard operations in the Arctic Region, the Coast Guard’s Arctic Strategy, and how to ensure Maritime Safety, Security and Stewardship today–and into the future–in the Arctic Region.