USCG Cutter Kimball Returns to Honolulu

USCG Cutter Kimball Returns to Honolulu

The U.S. Coast Guard cutter Kimball returned to its homeport of Honolulu on Oct. 28 after participating in search and rescue activities and did patrols in fisheries enforcement in the Bering and Chukchi Seas and netted the vessel’s first Coast Guard Arctic Service Medal. The medal is awarded to any member of the United States Coast Guard who performs 21 days of non-consecutive duty afloat or ashore north of the Arctic Circle. While traveling more than 100 days and 22,000 miles, the crew came across Russian and Chinese naval vessels in the Bering Sea.  “The formation, which was transiting through…
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