Coast Guard Cutter Legare returns to Portsmouth after successful drug-interdiction patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Legare returns to Portsmouth after successful drug-interdiction patrol
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Legare stands on the flight deck of the cutter next to approximately $390 million total wholesale in seized cocaine and marijuana at Port Everglades, Florida, April 24, 2018. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of...

Coast Guard interdicts half ton of cocaine, rescue four suspects

Coast Guard interdicts half ton of cocaine, rescue four suspects
A suspected smuggler is pulled aboard an interceptor boat from the USS Zephyr (PC 8) by members of the U.S. Coast Guard and Navy on April 7, 2018.(U.S. Coast Guard photo) ALAMEDA, Calif. — Crews from the U.S. Coast Guard, Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations (AMO), the U.S. Navy’s coastal patrol ship USS Zephyr (PC 8) and the Colombian navy ship ARC “07 de Agosto” intercepted...

Coast Guard LEDET helps HMCS Whitehorse and Edmonton to get three drug busts in two weeks

Coast Guard LEDET helps HMCS Whitehorse and Edmonton to get three drug busts in two weeks
Three bales of cocaine are transferred from HMCS Whitehorse to a Rigid Hulled Inflatable Boat (RHIB) from the United States Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast Photo: MARPAC Public Affairs By Lt(N) Paul Pendergast, Canadian Joint Operations Command Public Affairs Officer Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Whitehorse and Edmonton had a busy two weeks on Operation CARIBBE, making three drug busts during...

Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returns home from counter narcotics patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returns home from counter narcotics patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. Astoria, Ore. – The crew aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast (WMEC-623) returned home Friday to Astoria after a 60-day counter narcotic patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. While patrolling international waters off the coast of Mexico and Central America, Steadfast’s law enforcement boarding teams intercepted...

Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane seizes more than 8 tons of cocaine on Pacific patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane seizes more than 8 tons of cocaine on Pacific patrol
A Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane smallboat approaches a suspected smuggling vessel while a helicopter crew from the Coast Guard HITRON Squadron monitors from the air, February 25, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane returned to homeport from a 94-day patrol in drug trafficking zones of the...

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton returns home following 60-day deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton returns home following 60-day deployment
Families reunited aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton April 5, 2018. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew S. Masaschi. ALAMEDA, Calif. – The crew aboard Coast Guard Cutter Stratton returned Thursday to their homeport in Alameda after saving three lives during a 60-day, 15,000-natical mile, multi-mission deployment to the Eastern Pacific Ocean and the Bering Sea. The Stratton crew...

Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returns to homeport after 90-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returns to homeport after 90-day patrol
Multiple Haitian migrants sit on the deck of a freighter during an interdiction conducted Sunday, Mar. 11, 2018 by the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma. US Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma BOSTON — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returned home Friday to Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, ME after a 90-day patrol conducting humanitarian and law enforcement operations in the...

Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf returns home after $539 million cocaine offload

Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf returns home after $539 million cocaine offload
Pallets of seized suspected contraband sit on the deck of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf prior to being offloaded by Bertholf’s crew at B Street Pier, San Diego, March 20, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Taylor Bacon). ALAMEDA, Calif. — The crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf returned Wednesday to their homeport of Alameda following a 77-day counterdrug patrol in the Eastern...

Coast Guard Cutter Venturous returns home after Eastern Pacific patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Venturous returns home after Eastern Pacific patrol
Family and friends of the Coast Guard Cutter Venturous crew wave to crewmembers returning home to St. Petersburg, Florida, Saturday, March 17, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael De Nyse) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Venturous returned to St. Petersburg Saturday following a 60-day counter-drug patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The crew, supplemented...