Coast Guard Cutter SPAR returns to Kodiak after 42-day Operation Arctic Shield 2016 patrol

Coast Guard Cutter SPAR returns to Kodiak after 42-day Operation Arctic Shield 2016 patrol
Coast Guard Cutter SPAR’s buoy deck team gathers and listens to a safety brief prior to servicing a NOAA weather buoy in the Gulf of Alaska, Sept. 21, 2016.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jason Portier. KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard Cutter SPAR crew returned to their homeport of Kodiak Sunday after a 42-day patrol throughout the Arctic region and Bering Sea in support...