Coast Guard Joint Service Operation Prevents Weapons Smuggling

Coast Guard Joint Service Operation Prevents Weapons Smuggling
A joint team from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, and U.S. Coast Guard onboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill seize illicit shipments of weapons and weapons components during a maritime security operation off the coast of Somalia. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Louis Thompson Staats IV) by Petty Officer 3rd Class Louis Staats, U.S. 5th Fleet A joint team...

Coast Guard, Russian Border Guard patrol maritime boundary line

Coast Guard, Russian Border Guard patrol maritime boundary line
Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star crew and a Russian aircraft crew patrolled the Bering Sea maritime boundary line between Russia and the United States in mid-January. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Cynthia Oldham.) JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star crew and a Russian aircraft crew patrolled the Bering Sea maritime boundary line between Russia and the United States in...

Coast Guard releases new plan to protect global maritime security

Coast Guard releases new plan to protect global maritime security
WASHINGTON – Today the Coast Guard released a new strategy to enhance global safety, security, and stewardship of the maritime domain by combatting Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) fishing. IUU fishing is a collection of dishonest fishing practices, both on the high seas and in areas within national jurisdiction, that threatens global geo-political security and prosperity and weakens rules-based...

Coast Guard Cutter Munro Joins RIMPAC Following 37-day Alaska Patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Munro Joins RIMPAC Following 37-day Alaska Patrol
PEARL HARBOR – A U.S. Navy MH-60S Sea Hawk, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 21, lands aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL-755) ahead of Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC).  (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Nate Laird) Alameda – The Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL-755) began participation Monday, August 17, in this year’s exercise Rim...

Coast Guard carries out support of joint Arctic missions

Coast Guard carries out support of joint Arctic missions
As part of Operation Nanook, U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma (WMEC 908) boat-crew participates in a search and rescue exercise with the HDMS Triton, a Royal Danish navy vessel, Aug. 17, 2020, off Greenland. Operation Argus, part of Nanook, focused on search and rescue interoperability, highlights the importance of cooperation between international partners. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Kate Kilroy/Released) KITTERY,...

Coast Guard, Navy, and Royal Canadian Navy strengthen partnerships

Coast Guard, Navy, and Royal Canadian Navy strengthen partnerships
Coast Guard Maritime Security Response Team West service members conduct fast-rope exercises from a U.S. Navy Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 14 MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter off the coast of San Diego. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ens. Brooke Harkrader. ALAMEDA, Calif. — The U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Navy, and Royal Canadian navy signed a five-year strategic plan Tuesday, laying the foundation for future...

Iranian Vessels Conduct Unsafe Interaction with Naval Forces in Arabian Gulf

Iranian Vessels Conduct Unsafe Interaction with Naval Forces in Arabian Gulf
Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN) vessels conduct unsafe and unprofessional actions against Coast Guard Cutter Maui in international waters of the north Arabian Gulf. (U.S. Navy photo) NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY BAHRAIN – On April 15, eleven Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN) vessels repeatedly conducted dangerous and harassing approaches of the Coast Guard...

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton participates in Talisman Sabre 2019

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton participates in Talisman Sabre 2019
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Stratton proceeds to their assigned location in formation with other military vessels participating in Talisman Sabre 2019 in the Coral Sea July 11, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jasmine Mieszala) U.S. Coast Guard story and photos by: Petty Officer 2nd Class Jasmine Mieszala The U.S. Coast Guard participated in Talisman Sabre 2019 in July,...

Coast Guard and Canada fortify border security during Operation Green Mountain

Coast Guard and Canada fortify border security during Operation Green Mountain
The Coast Guard and partner law enforcement agency personnel stand for a photo Monday, July 3, 2017 during Operation Green Mountain.   U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Kyle Wiford. BOSTON — The Coast Guard, in collaboration with U.S. Border Patrol and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, conducted a joint operation June 23 – July 4 to enhance our U.S. and Canada law enforcement partnerships,...