Port Security Unit 307 returns home from 9-month deployment

Port Security Unit 307 returns home from 9-month deployment
A Port Security Unit 307 member embraces his wife and newborn child after returning home from a nine-month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Feb. 27, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A Clearwater, Florida, Coast Guard unit returned home after a nine-month deployment providing security for the Military Commissions hearings for 9/11 attackers...

Coast Guard Port Security Unit 305 departs for 9-month deployment

Coast Guard Port Security Unit 305 departs for 9-month deployment
Coast Guard members from Port Security Unit 305 based in Fort Eustis, Virginia, wait in line to be weighed the airport in Norfolk, Virginia, before departing on a 9-month deployment. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake/Released) Story by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake NORFOLK, Va. – Coast Guard Port Security Unit 305 departed Norfolk, Virginia, last week for a...

Coast Guard repatriates 150 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 150 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 150 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Dec. 30. The Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton crew repatriated 74 Cuban migrants Tuesday, and the Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo repatriated 76 Cuban migrants Friday. These repatriations are a result of 12 separate at-sea migrant interdictions in the South Florida Straits. In each instance, the Coast Guard...

Coast Guard repatriates 29 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 29 migrants to Cuba
MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 29 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Saturday. The Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo crew repatriated five Cuban migrants Monday and another 24 migrants Friday. These repatriations are a result of three separate at-sea migrant interdictions in the South Florida Straits. In each instance, the Coast Guard helped secure the U.S. border and prevented...

Coast Guard repatriates 136 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 136 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 136 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Saturday. The Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. crew repatriated 53 Cuban migrants Saturday and 83 Cuban migrants Monday. These repatriations are a result of eight separate at-sea migrant interdictions in the South Florida Straits. In each instance, the Coast Guard helped secure the U.S. border and prevented...

Coast Guard repatriates 14 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 14 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. repatriated 14 Cuban migrants Monday to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba. This repatriation is the result of an at-sea migrant interdiction in the South Florida Straits. The Coast Guard helped secure the U.S. border and prevented this sea voyage from ending in tragedy. “We discourage anyone from taking to the sea and attempting to reach U.S. soil illegally – they...

Coast Guard repatriates 90 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 90 Cuban migrants
A Coast Guard Station Key West boat crew approaches a rustic vessel Nov. 10, 2016, with 18 Cuban migrants onboard approximately one mile southeast of Marquesas, Florida. (Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 90 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Tuesday. The Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriated 62 Cuban migrants Tuesday and 28 Cuban migrants Wednesday. These...

Coast Guard Cutter William Flores repatriates 62 migrants

Coast Guard Cutter William Flores repatriates 62 migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 62 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Nov. 4. The Coast Guard Cutter William Flores repatriated 62 Cuban migrants Sunday. These repatriations are a result of five separate at-sea migrant interdictions in the South Florida Straits. In each instance, the Coast Guard helped secure the U.S. border and prevented these sea voyages from ending in tragedy. Once...

Coast Guard repatriates 85 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 85 Cuban migrants
MIAMI – The Coast Guard repatriated 85 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Monday. The Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriated 14 Cuban migrants Monday. The Coast Guard Cutter William Trump repatriated 25 Cuban migrants Wednesday and 46 Cuban migrants Thursday. These repatriations are a result of eight separate at-sea interdictions in the South Florida Straits. Each instance...