Coast Guard Cutter Returns from Gulf Cleanup Mission

A Rhode Island based Coast Guard Cutter, returned home Sunday, after its oil skimming mission in the gulf.

For the first time in nearly 5 months, the crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter “Juniper,” reunited with their family and friends. The 45 member crew spent over a thousand hours operating off the Alabama, and Florida coasts.

What was supposed to be a 45 day mission, turned into a much bigger call for help, keeping the crew busy until now.