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2023 CGC Polar Star in Antarctica
230102-G-G0000-101.JPG Photo By: Petty Officer 3rd Class Aidan Cooney, USCG

McMurdo Station - Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star’s (WAGB 10) crew poses for a group photo in front of the cutter in Antarctica, Jan. 2, 2023. To support Operation Deep Freeze 2023 the Polar Star cuts a channel through the ice to allow the ice-strengthened resupply ships to reach McMurdo Station. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Aidan Cooney)


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