Coast Guard Cutter Thetis crew returns to homeport in Key West after 90-Day Patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis crew returns to homeport in Key West after 90-Day Patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Thetis file photo KEY WEST—The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Thetis (WMEC-910) returned Wednesday to Key West after a 90-day patrol in support of Operations Southeast Watch and Unified Resolve in the Caribbean Sea in support of alien migrant interdiction operations. The Thetis crew, along with other Coast Guard units, worked alongside the Puerto Rico Joint Forces of Rapid Action...

Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returns to homeport following counter narcotics patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returns to homeport following counter narcotics patrol
Crew from Coast Guard Cutter Campbell stop a suspected drug smuggling boat in the eastern Pacific Ocean during a patrol in October, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo – edited for security) BOSTON — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returned to Kittery, Maine on Tuesday following a three-month counter narcotics patrol in the eastern Pacific Ocean. During the patrol, the crew of the Campbell...

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton crew returns home from counter-drug patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton crew returns home from counter-drug patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton crewmembers refuel an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Air Station Clearwater during a search and rescue case.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Kiana Kekoa) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton crew returned to home Monday at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Charleston. Hamilton’s crew spent the majority of their 54-day deployment conducting...

Coast Guard member receives surfman designation at historic Humboldt Bay station

Coast Guard member receives surfman designation at historic Humboldt Bay station
Petty Officer 2nd Class Ruben Colon became the service’s 543rd surfman during a ceremony at the station, Dec. 14, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo.) SAMOA, Calif. — A Coast Guard Station Humboldt Bay crewmember received the prestigious surfman designation during a ceremony at the station, Friday. Petty Officer 2nd Class Ruben Colon, a boatswain’s mate assigned to Station Humboldt Bay, became the...

Coast Guard Sector Miami hosts the 2018 Cutter Round Up

Coast Guard Sector Miami hosts the 2018 Cutter Round Up
A Coast Guard member throws a heaving line during a competition at Coast Guard Sector Miami, Dec. 14, 2018. MIAMI — Coast Guard Sector Miami hosted the 2018 Cutter Round-Up, Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 where members of different Coast Guard cutters attached to the sector competed with each other in a series of challenges. The Cutter Round-up is a series of friendly, competitive games in which members of...

Coast Guard Cutter Abbie Burgess returns to Rockland, Maine

Coast Guard Cutter Abbie Burgess returns to Rockland, Maine
Coast Guard Rear Adm. Nunan visits the Abbie Burgess crew in Cleveland, Ohio, on November 27, 2018. Rear Adm. Nunan, commander of the Coast Guard 9th District, thanked the crew for their help with Operation Fall Retrieve. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Abbie Burgess returned to its homeport of Rockland, Maine, Wednesday after a 37-day patrol to the Great Lakes region...

Advanced Helicopter Rescue School Video

Advanced Helicopter Rescue School Video
Aviators participating in the Coast Guard’s Advanced Helicopter School, explain the importance of the school during breaks in training along the coasts of northern Oregon and southern Washington, Nov. 7, 2018. The school is conducted by personnel from Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile, but is hosted by Coast Guard Sector Columbia River. U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 1st Class...

U.S. Attorney Braverman receives Coast Guard Distinguished Public Service Award

U.S. Attorney Braverman receives Coast Guard Distinguished Public Service Award
Rear Adm. Peter Gautier, commander, Eleventh Coast Guard District, presents the Coast Guard Distinguished Public Service Award to Adam Braverman, U.S. Attorney, Southern District of California, during a ceremony at the Edward J. Schwartz Federal Office Building in San Diego Dec.11, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Dan Dewell) SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard presented a Distinguished Public Service...

Coast Guard Cutter Forrest Rednour returns to homeport following first drug bust

Coast Guard Cutter Forrest Rednour returns to homeport following first drug bust
Coast Guard Cutter Forrest Rednour file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class DaVonte’ Marrow. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The crew of a San Pedro-based Coast Guard cutter returned to their homeport Saturday following a two-week patrol that included the ship’s first drug bust. The crew of the recently commissioned Coast Guard Cutter Forrest Rednour interdicted approximately 1,000 pounds of marijuana from...