Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry returns from 6 week patrol in Pacific

Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry returns from 6 week patrol in Pacific
The crew of the Oliver Berry travel in a round-trip patrol from Sept. 12 to Oct. 27, 2020, from Hawaii to Guam, covering a distance of approximately 9,300 miles during their journey. The crew sought to combat illegal fishing and other maritime threats across the Pacific to protect the United States and our partner’s resource security and sovereignty. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the CGC Oliver...

Coast Guard Cutter Alert returns home from 60-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Alert returns home from 60-day patrol
The Coast Guard Cutter Alert, a 51-year-old cutter homeported in Astoria, Oregon, returns to homeport Tuesday, October 27, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer First Class Cynthia Oldham) ASTORIA, Ore. – The crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Alert (WMEC-630) returned to their home port Tuesday following a 60-day living marine resources patrol that began in late August. The cutter and crew...

Coast Guard accepts 41st fast response cutter

Coast Guard accepts 41st fast response cutter
Coast Guard Cutter Charles Moulthrope file photo. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Key West – The Coast Guard accepted delivery of the 41st fast response cutter (FRC), Coast Guard Cutter Charles Moulthrope, in Key West, Florida, on Thursday. It will be the first of six planned FRCs stationed in Manama, Bahrain. Stationing FRCs in Bahrain supports Patrol Forces Southwest Asia (PATFORSWA), the Coast Guard’s...

Cutter Thetis returns home after counter drug patrol

Cutter Thetis returns home after counter drug patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Thetis’ law enforcement crew interdicts a low profile go-fast vessel in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, Oct. 3, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Thetis’ crew returned home Friday to Key West, after completing a 42-day patrol to the Caribbean Sea and Eastern Pacific Ocean. The crew interdicted more than 4,500 pounds of illicit narcotics bound for the...

Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba crew returns home to Boston after 65 day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba crew returns home to Boston after 65 day patrol
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba returned home to Boston after completing a 65-day patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, Tuesday, October 20, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Anthony Pappaly) BOSTON – The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba (WMEC 907), returned home to Boston, Tuesday, following a 65-day counter-narcotics patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The...

Coast Guard assists deer swimming in Clarence Strait, Alaska

Coast Guard assists deer swimming in Clarence Strait, Alaska
A 29-foot foot Response Boat-Small crew from U.S. Coast Guard Station Ketchikan assists a distressed deer swimming in Clarence Strait, Alaska, Oct. 17, 2020.  Coast Guard photo courtesy Station Ketchikan. KETCHIKAN, Alaska — The Coast Guard assisted a distressed deer swimming in Clarence Strait, Alaska, Saturday. A 29-foot foot Response Boat-Small crew from U.S. Coast Guard Station Ketchikan encountered...

And then there were nine

And then there were nine
The Coast Guard Jazz Nonet rehearses together on stage socially distanced 12 feet apart, Sept, 15, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) by Chief Warrant Officer Allyson Conroy As you line a street for the oncoming parade, you feel the bass drum of the marching band beat deep within your soul as the mallet strikes the beat. The high-pitched sound of the piccolo, the staccato notes of the horn section, the...

Cutter Valiant returns home after interdicting $27 million in cocaine

Cutter Valiant returns home after interdicting $27 million in cocaine
The Coast Guard Cutter Valiant (WMEC-621) crew offloads approximately 1,600 pounds of seized cocaine at Coast Guard Sector Miami, Florida, Oct. 9, 2020. Coast Guard photo by SN Eric Rodriguez. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard Cutter Valiant returned to Naval Station Mayport Tuesday after completing a seven-week counter-drug patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. While on patrol, the Valiant crew...

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless nets $59 million in cocaine during 56-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless nets $59 million in cocaine during 56-day patrol
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless  offloads bales of cocaine weighing 2290 kilograms at Sector St. Petersburg Oct. 7, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Ayla Hudson) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless and crew returned to their homeport of Pensacola, Florida, after a 56-day patrol where the cutter and crew interdicted and seized more than 59 million dollars...