Arctic Ocean Patrol Interview with Rear Admiral Gene Brooks

Arctic Ocean – The Seventeenth Coast Guard District Commander, Rear Adm. Gene Brooks, deployed on the Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton, which is the first of its class to patrol the Arctic Ocean.

During Brooks’ deployment with the Hamilton he made visits with community leaders in Little Diomede and met with the Hamilton crew to discuss the importance of their role in Coast Guard operations in the Arctic Ocean.

Before leaving the Hamilton, Rear Admiral Brooks spoke to Petty Officer Richard Brahm about the historic trip and what the Coast Guard hoped to learn from it.

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