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,...

Coast Guard, Navy to conduct exercise in Cumberland Sound

Coast Guard, Navy to conduct exercise in Cumberland Sound
Coast Guardsman with Maritime Force Protection Unit (MFPU) Kings Bay, fire blanks from an M2 .50-caliber machine gun during exercise Resolute Guardian 2012 near Kings Bay, Ga., Sept. 25, 2012. The mission of MFPU Kings Bay is to conduct escorts for ballistic missile submarines when transiting in and out of Kings Bay. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class James Kimber) KINGS BAY,...

Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernández participates in gunnery exercise for Tradewinds 2016

Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernández participates in gunnery exercise for Tradewinds 2016
A crew member from the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez shoots the .50 cal machine gun during a joint gunnery exercise in the Caribbean Sea, June 9, 2016 during Tradewinds 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada – The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernández participated in a joint gunnery exercise June 9, 2016 off the coast of...