Coast Guard visits partners in Athens, Greece

Coast Guard visits partners in Athens, Greece
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Goldman (WPC 1142) arrives in Athens, Greece on April 26, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sydney Niemi) ATHENS, Greece — The Sentinel-class fast response Coast Guard Cutters Charles Moulthrope (WPC 1141) and Robert Goldman (WPC 1142) arrived in Athens for a routine logistics visit and key leader engagements, April 29, 2021. “A common theme...

Coast Guard Cutter Tampa crewmembers return home

Coast Guard Cutter Tampa crewmembers return home
Coast Guard Cutter Tampa crew offloads approximately 5,500 pounds of cocaine, worth an estimated $94.6 million, at Base Miami Beach, Miami, Florida, April 20, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Charly Tautfest) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard Cutter Tampa returned to its homeport in Portsmouth after completing a 56-day counter narcotics patrol in the Central Caribbean, Sunday. The...

Cutter Diligence returns to homeport after Caribbean Sea patrol

Cutter Diligence returns to homeport after Caribbean Sea patrol
The Coast Guard Cutter Diligence sits at anchor outside Great Inagua, Bahamas. (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nick Ameen) PENSACOLA, Fla. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Diligence returned to homeport in Pensacola Thursday after a 59-day Caribbean Sea patrol. The Diligence crew performed search and rescue, counter-drug and alien migrant interdiction operations in support of Coast...

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to depart New London for summer training

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to depart New London for summer training
NEW LONDON, Conn. — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle is scheduled to depart New London to begin summer training for more than 130 U.S. Coast Guard Academy cadets on Saturday, May 8. At 295 feet in length, the Eagle, known as “America’s Tall Ship,” is the largest tall ship flying the stars and stripes and the only active square-rigger in U.S. government service. “We are extremely excited...

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton enters Black Sea

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton enters Black Sea
MEDITERRANEAN SEA – Seaman Cheyenne Solis Headlam looks out from the bridge wing of the Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton while the Turkish coast guard escorts Hamilton in the Mediterranean Sea, April 27, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Sydney Phoenix) Story courtesy U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa / U.S. Sixth Fleet Public Affairs BLACK SEA — The Legend-class national...

Coast Guard strengthens Trans-Atlantic ties with Italy

Coast Guard strengthens Trans-Atlantic ties with Italy
MEDITERRANEAN SEA – The crews of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton and the Italian coast guard offshore patrol vessel Ubaldo Diciotti conduct simulated search and rescue exercises and helicopter hoist operations in the Mediterranean Sea, April 23, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Andrew Breen) NAPLES, Italy — The Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton (WMSL 753) conducted operations in the Mediterranean...

Cutter Bear returns home after interdicting more than $140 million of illicit drugs

Cutter Bear returns home after interdicting more than $140 million of illicit drugs
Coast Guard Cutter Bear personnel offloaded approximately 2,300 lbs of cocaine worth more than $43.7 million at Port Everglades in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, April 20, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Charly Tautfest) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bear (WMEC 901) returned home to Portsmouth Sunday following an 86-day counter-drug patrol in the Eastern Pacific...

Coast Guard decommissions services final high endurance cutter

Coast Guard decommissions services final high endurance cutter
The Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro (WHEC 724) is moored at the cutter’s homeport of Kodiak, Alaksa, April 24, 2021. The Douglas Munro was decommissioned during a ceremony following 49-years of service to our nation. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Matt Masaschi KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro (WHEC 724) was decommissioned during a ceremony Saturday at Coast...

Coast Guard 17th District holds change of command

Coast Guard 17th District holds change of command
Rear Adm. Matthew T. Bell Jr. transferred the command of the Coast Guard’s 17th District to Rear Adm. Nathan A. Moore under the supervision of Vice Adm. Linda L. Fagan, April 23, 2021.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lexie Preston JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guard 17th District personnel conducted a change-of -command ceremony Friday at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center in...