Coast Guard Picture of the Week

ARCTIC OCEAN – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules aircrew conducts an overflight of a Russian research ice camp and the Russian icebreaker Rossiya 400 miles from the North Pole Sept. 24, 2011. The Hercules crew conducted the overflight to check on the status of the research camp, ensuring the Russian personnel were not in distress.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Lally. Creative Commons License