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San Diego Media Contact: (619) 278-7025

11th District Public Affairs

U.S. Coast Guard

News Release

Date: Dec. 21, 2012

US Coast Guard

Contact: USCG Public Affairs San Diego

Office: (619) 252-1304

Coast Guard cutter returns home in time for holidays

Photo of families waiting for loved ones to return from patrol

SAN DIEGO — Families wait for their loved ones as the 378-foot Coast Guard Cutter Sherman pulls into port after an 85-day patrol in the Bering Sea, Dec. 21, 2012. The Sherman crew returned to homeport in time for the holidays after the patrol where they enforced fisheries laws, performed search and rescue missions, participated in Fleet Week San Francisco and visited the historic battlefields on Attu Island, Alaska. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Connie Gawrelli.

 

Photo of families waiting for loved ones after returning from patrol

SAN DIEGO — Families wait for their loved ones as the 378-foot Coast Guard Cutter Sherman pulls into port after an 85-day patrol in the Bering Sea, Dec. 21, 2012. The Sherman crew returned to homeport in time for the holidays after the patrol where they enforced fisheries laws, performed search and rescue missions, participated in Fleet Week San Francisco and visited the historic battlefields on Attu Island, Alaska. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Connie Gawrelli.

 

Photo of child making welcome home sign for dad

SAN DIEGO — Emma Noel makes a welcome home sign for her dad, Chief Warrant Officer Anthony Noel, the supply officer aboard the 378-foot Coast Guard Cutter Sherman, before the boat returns to San Diego, Dec. 21, 2012. The Sherman crew returned to homeport in time for the holidays after an 85-day patrol in the Bering Sea where they enforced fisheries laws, performed search and rescue missions, participated in Fleet Week San Francisco and visited the historic battlefields on Attu Island, Alaska. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Connie Gawrelli.

 

Photo of Coast Guardsman kissing his wife as she holds their children after he returns from patrol

SAN DIEGO — Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Morales, a machinery technician aboard the 378-foot Coast Guard Cutter Sherman, kisses his wife, Treesa, after reuniting with her and their children, Grace and Levi, when the Sherman returned to San Diego, Dec. 21, 2012. The Sherman crew returned to homeport in time for the holidays after an 85-day patrol in the Bering Sea where they enforced fisheries laws, performed search and rescue missions, participated in Fleet Week San Francisco and visited the historic battlefields on Attu Island, Alaska. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Connie Gawrelli.

 

Photo of dad with young son after returning home from patrol

SAN DIEGO — Petty Officer 3rd Class Martin Jacquez, a boatswain’s mate aboard the 378-foot Coast Guard Cutter Sherman, smiles as his son, Marcel, holds a Coast Guard bear Jacquez gave him after he returned to San Diego from an 85-day patrol in the Bering Sea, Dec. 21, 2012. While underway, Jacquez not only missed Marcel and his wife, Raneigh, but also missed his 10-month-old daughter, Sophia, learn how to crawl, begin to stand on her own and grow her first few teeth. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Connie Gawrelli.

 

For video of the homecoming, click the following link:
https://cgvi.uscg.mil/media/main.php?g2_itemId=1861139

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