Coast Guard ship visits Hong Kong

Coast Guard ship visits Hong Kong
Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750) file photo by Chief Petty Officer John Masson ALAMEDA, Calif. — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750) moored Sunday in Hong Kong Harbor – the first visit by a Coast Guard cutter in 17 years. While in port, the crew will have opportunities to explore Hong Kong and interact with local citizens through community relations projects and tours. Bertholf...

Commandant presents State of the Coast Guard address in San Pedro

Commandant presents State of the Coast Guard address in San Pedro
Adm. Karl Schultz, Coast Guard commandant, delivers the 2019 State of the Coast Guard Address at Coast Guard Base Los Angeles-Long Beach in San Pedro, California, March 21, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Seaman Ryan Estrada) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Commandant of the United States Coast Guard delivered his first State of the Coast Guard address Thursday at Coast Guard Base Los Angeles-Long Beach...

Coast Guard enforces North Korea sanctions in the East China Sea

Coast Guard enforces North Korea sanctions in the East China Sea
The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750) is on patrol of the Western Pacific Ocean Jan. 22, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer John Masson SASEBO, Japan – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf pulled into Sasebo March 3 following a deployment in the East China Sea where the crew assisted in United Nations Security Council Resolutions (UNSCR) enforcement against...

Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf returns home following participation in Rim of the Pacific

Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf returns home following participation in Rim of the Pacific
Family and friends met aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf’s flight deck to reunite with Bertholf crewmembers following the cutter’s return home to Alameda, Calif., after a 90-day deployment, Sept. 4, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew S. Masaschi. ALAMEDA, Calif. – The crew aboard Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf returned Tuesday to their homeport in Alameda...

Coast Guard offloads 6 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades

Coast Guard offloads 6 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter James takes a moment for a group photo before offloading in Port Everglades Thursday, May 10, 2018 approximately 6 tons of cocaine worth an estimated $180 million. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter James offloaded approximately 6 tons of cocaine, Thursday, in Port Everglades worth an estimated...

Humboldt Bay-based Coast Guard crew returns home after counterdrug deployment

Humboldt Bay-based Coast Guard crew returns home after counterdrug deployment
Pallets of seized suspected contraband sit on the deck of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf prior to being offloaded by Bertholf’s crew at B Street Pier, San Diego, March 20, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Taylor Bacon/released). MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — A Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and crew returned home Thursday following a 77-day counterdrug patrol in the...

Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf returns home after $539 million cocaine offload

Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf returns home after $539 million cocaine offload
Pallets of seized suspected contraband sit on the deck of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf prior to being offloaded by Bertholf’s crew at B Street Pier, San Diego, March 20, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Taylor Bacon). ALAMEDA, Calif. — The crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf returned Wednesday to their homeport of Alameda following a 77-day counterdrug patrol in the Eastern...

Coast Guard offloads 36,000 lbs of cocaine seized from Eastern Pacific Ocean

Coast Guard offloads 36,000 lbs of cocaine seized from Eastern Pacific Ocean
Pallets of seized suspected contraband sit on the deck of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf prior to being offloaded by Bertholf’s crew March 20, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Taylor Bacon). SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard offloaded approximately 36,000 pounds of cocaine Tuesday, which was seized during a counter-drug patrol in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The contraband offloaded...

Response crews see an increase of arrests on Lake Washington during Seafair

Response crews see an increase of arrests on Lake Washington during Seafair
Petty Officer 2nd Drew Allen and Petty Officer 2nd Class Jordan Kuehl perform field sobriety tests on a boater during Seattle’s Seafair, Aug. 5, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lara Davis) SEATTLE – Coast Guard personnel, working with local and state law enforcement agencies, saw an almost 70% increase in arrests on Lake Washington during the Seafair events this past...