Polar Star on mission in Alaska

    Photo courtesy of U. S. Coast Guard

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Seattle-based Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star is back in Alaska.

    She arrived in Dutch Harbor Tuesday for what the Coast Guard calls a logistics stop.

    The vessel is 30 days into a months-long deployment in the Arctic aimed at protecting the nation's maritime sovereignty and security throughout the polar region.

     

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