Coast Guard Cutter Stratton to return to homeport following counter-smuggling patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton to return to homeport following counter-smuggling patrol
USCG File Photo ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard Cutter Stratton and crew are scheduled to return to their homeport in Alameda Sunday after a 98-day patrol, consisting of counter-smuggling operations in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and several weeks of training and drills off the coast of Southern California. The Stratton and crew played a central role in the counter-smuggling operations, bringing...

Coast Guard Cutter James returns from inaugural patrol with over five tons of cocaine

Coast Guard Cutter James returns from inaugural patrol with over five tons of cocaine
A family member of a Coast Guard Cutter James crewmember holds a sign on the pier at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Charleston, South Carolina, March 31, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake) CHARLESTON, S.C. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter James returned home to Charleston, South Carolina, Friday following a 60-day, multi-mission patrol. During...

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton offloads approximately 12,000 lbs of cocaine

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton offloads approximately 12,000 lbs of cocaine
The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton offloaded approximately six tons of cocaine in San Diego, Friday, March 31, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sondra-Kay Kneen. SAN DIEGO – The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton offloaded approximately six tons of cocaine in San Diego, Friday. Several U.S. Coast Guard cutters seized the cocaine in nine interdictions...

Coast Guard offloads approximately 16 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades

Coast Guard offloads approximately 16 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades
The Coast Guard Cutter James crew and a Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron (HITRON) MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew offload approximately 16 tons of cocaine Tuesday, Mar. 28, 2017 in Port Everglades. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally MIAMI – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter James’ crew offloaded approximately 16 tons of cocaine Tuesday in Port Everglades. The cocaine...

Welcome home to Charleston, Cutter James!

Welcome home to Charleston, Cutter James!
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter James is greeted by friends and family as they moor up in their new homeport of Charleston, S.C., for the first time, Aug. 28, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Lehmann) CHARLESTON – The Coast Guard Cutter James, the second National Security Cutter for the East Coast, arrived Friday to its inaugural homeport in Charleston. During...

National Security Cutter James continues commissioning cruise to Charleston homeport

National Security Cutter James continues commissioning cruise to Charleston homeport
Cutter James pulls away from its dock in Fells Point, Baltimore, Aug. 21, 2015 after a three-day port call.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Senior Chief Petty Officer Sarah B. Foster) BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard’s newest National Security Cutter, James, continues its commissioning cruise departing Baltimore today after a three-day public relations port call. Coast Guard Cutter James, recently commissioned...

Coast Guard newest National Security Cutter makes a Baltimore port call; open for public tours

Coast Guard newest National Security Cutter makes a Baltimore port call; open for public tours
Crew members aboard a 45-foot Response Boat – Medium from Coast Guard Station Curtis Bay, Maryland, provide support as the Coast Guard Cutter James pulls into port at Fells Point in Baltimore Aug. 18, 2015.  (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class David R. Marin) BALTIMORE — Fresh from commissioning festivities in Boston, Coast Guard’s newest National Security Cutter, Coast Guard Cutter...

Coast Guard commissions its newest National Security Cutter

Coast Guard commissions its newest National Security Cutter
The Coast Guard Ceremonial Honor Guard presents the colors during the Coast Guard Cutter Joshua James commissioning ceremony at Base Boston, Aug. 8, 2015.(Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley) BOSTON — The Coast Guard commissioned its newest National Security Cutter, the 418-foot Coast Guard Cutter James, Saturday during a ceremony at Coast Guard Base Boston. “Joshua...

Coast Guard to commission newest National Security Cutter James in Boston

Coast Guard to commission newest National Security Cutter James in Boston
The Coast Guard’s latest 418-foot National Security Cutter, James (WSML 754), pulls into Boston Harbor Aug. 3, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ross Ruddell) BOSTON — The Coast Guard will officially debut its newest National Security Cutter(NSC), Coast Guard Cutter James (WMSL 754) during an 11 a.m. ceremony Saturday, Aug. 8 at Coast Guard Base Boston. Coast Guard...