Coast Guard Cutter Resolute conducts change of command ceremony

Coast Guard Cutter Resolute conducts change of command ceremony
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard Cmdr. Carmen DeGeorge, left, transfers command of the Coast Guard Cutter Resolute to Cmdr. Roy Brubaker during a change of command ceremony at Sector St. Petersburg, Florida, June 13, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley J. Johnson) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast...

Coast Guard offloads a ton of marijuana in St. Petersburg

Coast Guard offloads a ton of marijuana in St. Petersburg
Coast Guard Cutter Resolute crewmembers stand next to approximately 1 ton of marijuana worth an estimated $2.2 million wholesale value, in St. Petersburg, Florida, Tuesday, May 8, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley J. Johnson) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Resolute offloaded approximately 1 ton of marijuana Tuesday in St. Petersburg worth...

Coast Guard Cutter Resolute returns home after 71-day deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Resolute returns home after 71-day deployment
A Jamaica Defence Force coast guard ship and the Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard cutter Jaguar depart from Kingston Jamaica behind the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Resolute, March 20, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ensign Sarah Ritchie) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Resolute returned home Saturday to St. Petersburg following a 71-day deployment. While on deployment, the Resolute...

Coast Guard repatriates 50 Haitian migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 50 Haitian migrants
Coast Guard Cutter Resolute File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Resolute crew repatriated 50 Haitian migrants Tuesday to the Haitian Coast Guard. The repatriation is a result of an interdiction conducted by both the U.S. Coast Guard and Cuban Border Guard, in which the vessel was intercepted with 127 Haitian migrants. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Reliance located an overloaded 70-foot...

Coast Guard Cutter Resolute returns home in time for the holidays

Coast Guard Cutter Resolute returns home in time for the holidays
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Resolute returns home Monday, Dec. 18, 2017 to their homeport in St. Petersburg, Florida. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael De Nyse) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Resolute returned home Monday to St. Petersburg following a five-week patrol in the Caribbean. The crew of the Resolute transited over 5,000 patrol...

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton offloads more than 18 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton offloads more than 18 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades
Media members get video of over 18.5 tons of cocaine during a drug offload press event in Port Everglades, Fla., May 18, 2017.  MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton offloaded approximately 18.5 tons (16,856 kilograms) of cocaine Thursday in Port Everglades worth an estimated $498 million wholesale seized in international waters off the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The drugs were interdicted...

Coast Guard Cutter Resolute returns home to St. Petersburg

Coast Guard Cutter Resolute returns home to St. Petersburg
USCG File Photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Resolute returned Friday to their homeport in St. Petersburg following a 58-day patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean conducting law enforcement operations in support of Joint Interagency Task Force South operations. While conducting operations in the international waters of the Eastern Pacific, the crew of the Resolute interdicted...

Coast Guard member becomes US citizen in St. Peterburg

Coast Guard member becomes US citizen in St. Peterburg
Coast Guard Cutter Resolute crew member Seaman Samuel Gonzalez takes the Oath of Allegiance aboard the cutter in St. Petersburg, Florida, to become a U.S. citizen Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley J. Johnson ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A Coast Guard Cutter Resolute crew member took the Oath of Allegiance Tuesday aboard the cutter in St. Petersburg to become...

Coast Guard remembers Blackthorn tragedy, honors fallen crewmembers

Coast Guard remembers Blackthorn tragedy, honors fallen crewmembers
A wreath at the 36th annual Blackthorn memorial service in St. Petersburg, Fla. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley J. Johnson) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard honored 23 fallen crewmembers during the 36th anniversary memorial service of the Coast Guard Cutter Blackthorn collision, Thursday in St. Petersburg. The Coast Guard Cutter Blackthorn sank after colliding with...