Coast Guard Seizes Heroin Shipment in Gulf of Oman

Coast Guard Seizes Heroin Shipment in Gulf of Oman
Personnel from Coast Guard Cutter Glen Harris (WPC 1144) recover bags of illegal narcotics discarded by a fishing vessel interdicted in the Gulf of Oman, May 31. (U.S. Navy photo) MANAMA, Bahrain – A U.S. Coast Guard fast response cutter seized 310 kilograms of heroin worth an estimated U.S. street value of $11 million from a fishing vessel while conducting patrols in the Gulf of Oman, May 31. Coast...

Coast Guard, Navy host international exercise with Royal Canadian Navy

Coast Guard, Navy host international exercise with Royal Canadian Navy
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Blue Shark [WPB 87360] and U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Osprey [WPB 87307] flank HMCS Saskatoon and HMCS Yellowknife from the Royal Canadian Navy during a joint exercise in the Salish Sea on Feb. 17, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Steve Strohmaier)SEATTLE — The U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Navy, and Royal Canadian Navy concluded a two-day joint exercise on Feb....

Coast Guard engages in training with Royal Australian Navy

Coast Guard engages in training with Royal Australian Navy
Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMLS-755) file photo ALAMEDA, Calif. — U.S. Coast Guard members aboard the Alameda-based Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) participated in a cooperative three-day at-sea exercise with the Royal Australian Navy in the South China Sea Saturday through Monday. The joint training engagement included joint operations, professional exchanges, and multi-unit maneuvering at sea...

Coast Guard Cutter Munro arrives in Western Pacific for months-long deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Munro arrives in Western Pacific for months-long deployment
Coast Guard Cutter Munro sets underway for a scheduled deployment in the Western Pacific Ocean July, 23, 2021. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Kevin G. Rivas. ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Legend-class Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) arrived in the Western Pacific Sunday from its homeport in Alameda for a months-long deployment to the region. The crew is operating in support of United States Indo-Pacific...

Coast Guard commissions 44th Fast Response Cutter, Glen Harris

Coast Guard commissions 44th Fast Response Cutter, Glen Harris
Members of the Coast Guard Cutter Glen Harris “man the rails” during the vessel’s commissioning ceremony at Coast Guard Sector Field Office Fort Macon in Beaufort, North Carolina, Aug. 6, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Paige Hause) ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. — The USCGC Glen Harris (WPC 1144) became the U.S. Coast Guard’s newest fast response cutter during...

Coast Guard conducts at-sea exercises with Malta

Coast Guard conducts at-sea exercises with Malta
MEDITERRANEAN SEA — Members from the armed forces of Malta observe how the Coast Guard conducts helicopter operations aboard USCGC Hamilton (WMSL 753), May 17, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Sydney Phoenix) MEDITERRANEAN SEA — The Legend-class national security cutter Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton, (WMSL 753) conducted at sea engagements with the armed forces of Malta...

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...