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Isle-based Coast Guard cutter returns from deployment amid Arctic rivalry

  • COURTESY U.S. COAST GUARD

    The Honolulu-based Coast Guard Cutter Sherman returned home Wednesday after a 94-day, 16,000-mile patrol in the Arctic Ocean and Bering Sea. During the patrol the crew conducted community outreach, fisheries law enforcement, search and rescue, joint military work and national security missions.

The Honolulu-based Coast Guard cutter Sherman returned Wednesday after a 94-day, 16,000 mile patrol in the Arctic Ocean and Bering Sea in a region where melting sea ice is causing commercial and military activity to heat up as well. Read more

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