Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returns home following counterdrug deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returns home following counterdrug deployment
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast handles lines during mooring at 10th Avenue Marine Terminal, San Diego, on April 20, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Rob Simpson) WARRENTON, Ore. – The Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returned home to Astoria, Oregon, after successfully completing a two-and-a-half month counterdrug deployment in the Eastern Pacific, Sunday. Patrolling...

Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk crew returns home following 3-month patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk crew returns home following 3-month patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk crew members carry shore power cable onto the pier April 22, 2017, in Key West, Florida, following a three-month patrol in the Eastern Pacific.  (Coast Guard photo by Eric D. Woodall) More than 13 tons of cocaine seized MIAMI – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk returned home Saturday to Key West following a three-month counter-drug patrol in the Pacific Ocean. During...

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 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 Cutter Sherman returns home following counterdrug deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Sherman returns home following counterdrug deployment
HONOLULU – A Honolulu-based Coast Guard cutter returned from a 92-day deployment off the coast of Central and South America combating transnational organized crime networks Thursday morning. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman (WHEC 720) interdicted nine suspected smuggling vessels, seized more than 13,730 pounds of cocaine worth over $205.9 million and apprehended more than two dozen suspects...

Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returns home following $90 million cocaine interdiction

Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returns home following $90 million cocaine interdiction
The crews of the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma and Jacksonville, Florida’s Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron stand for a group photo on the flight deck of the cutter on Dec. 27, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returned to homeport Friday after a 49-day patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea. Homeported in Kittery, Maine, Tahoma’s crew...

Coast Guard crew returns from 7-week patrol in the South Florida Straits

Coast Guard crew returns from 7-week patrol in the South Florida Straits
A crew member of the Coast Guard Cutter Venturous, a 210-foot Reliance class cutter homeported in St. Petersburg, greets his daughter at the pier Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016.  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 their homeport Wednesday following a seven-week Joint Interagency Task Force –...