by The Associated Press
Tuesday, August 03, 2010
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- More than 70 Coast Guard, Army National Guard, Air National Guard and U.S. Public Health Services personnel are being deployed to Kotzebue.
They are beginning a 10-day initiative to provide medical care and boating safety awareness and other community services to northern Alaska communities.
The operation kicks off Tuesday with a team consisting of medical, veterinarian, optometry and water safety outreach personnel visiting the community of Point Hope.