US Coast Guard Cutter Forward returns home following 78-day deployment in the high northern latitudes
Idoia Sáenz, a European Fisheries Control Agency inspector, and U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Anthony Hotka, a crew member assigned to U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Forward (WMEC 911), conduct a routine Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization inspection at sea in the Atlantic Ocean, Sept. 5, 2023. Forward conducted a NAFO patrol and joined international partners to deter illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing and manage valuable global fish stocks. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Mikaela McGee)

Photo by: Petty Officer 3rd Class Mikaela  |  VIRIN: 230905-G-DV874-1093.JPG