Coast Guard holds change-of-homeport ceremony

Coast Guard holds change-of-homeport ceremony
U.S. Coast Guard Cutters Tahoma (WMEC 908) and Campbell (WMEC 909) sit moored at Naval Station Newport, Rhode Island, August 19, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Briana Carter) NEWPORT, R.I. — The Coast Guard held a joint change-of-homeport ceremony for Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma (WMEC 908) and Coast Guard Cutter Campbell (WMEC 909) Friday at Naval Station Newport, Rhode...

Coast Guard to welcome cutters Campbell and Tahoma to Rhode Island

Coast Guard to welcome cutters Campbell and Tahoma to Rhode Island
BOSTON — The U.S. Coast Guard will hold a ceremony welcoming the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma (WMEC 908) and the Coast Guard Cutter Campbell (WMEC 909) to their new homeport at Naval Station Newport, Rhode Island on Friday, August 19, 2022. Due to COVID mitigation, in-person attendance is limited, and the event is not open to the public. Adm. Linda Fagan, Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, will preside...

Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returns home after 80-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returns home after 80-day patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returned to New Port, Rhode Island on June 23, 2022, following an 80-day multi-mission patrol in the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard) BOSTON — Coast Guard Cutter Campbell’s crew returned home to Newport, Rhode Island Thursday, following an 80-day, multi-mission patrol in the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean in support of the Coast...

Coast Guard repatriates 207 people to Haiti

Coast Guard repatriates 207 people to Haiti
Haitians are transferred from a grossly overloaded, unsafe vessel to Coast Guard Cutter Campbell’s small boat approximately 20 miles south of Turks and Caicos, May 9, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Villa-Rodriguez) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Campbell’s crew repatriated 207 Haitians to Cap-Haitien, Haiti, Wednesday, after being stopped approximately 20 miles...

Coast Guard repatriates 78 people to Haiti

Coast Guard repatriates 78 people to Haiti
Coast Guard Cutter Campbell’s crew spotted this overloaded vessel approximately 33 miles off Isle de Tortue, Haiti, April 30, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Cutter Campbell crew) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Campbell’s crew repatriated 78 Haitians to Cap-Haitien, Haiti, Tuesday, after being stopped approximately 33 miles northwest of Isle de Tortue, Haiti. Campbell’s crew spotted...

Coast Guard transfers 93 to Royal Bahamas Defence Force

Coast Guard transfers 93 to Royal Bahamas Defence Force
Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton’s crew rescued 15 Cuban males aboard an overloaded chug near the Bahamas, April 15, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton’s crew transferred 67 Haitians and 15 Cubans to Bahamian authorities, Friday, after two Coast Guard cutter crews rescued them near Anguilla Cay, Bahamas, in two separate interdictions. The Coast...

Coast Guard Cutter Campbell stops $215 million in cocaine

Coast Guard Cutter Campbell stops $215 million in cocaine
Coast Guard Cutter Campbell (WMEC 909) returned to Kittery, Maine on February 8, 2021, following a 63-day counter-narcotics patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Noel) BOSTON — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Campbell (WMEC 909) returned to Kittery, Maine, on Monday, following a 63-day counter-narcotics patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. During...

Coast Guard cutters offload more than $330 million worth of narcotics

Coast Guard cutters offload more than $330 million worth of narcotics
The Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane (WMEC-903) crew approximately offloads 11,800 pounds of cocaine and marijuana at Port Everglades, Florida, Feb. 8, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jose Hernandez) MIAMI — Two Coast Guard Atlantic Area-based cutters offloaded more than $330 million worth of illegal narcotics, Thursday and Monday, at Port Everglades, in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The...

Coast Guard conducts Arctic operations, research off Greenland

Coast Guard conducts Arctic operations, research off Greenland
Coast Guard Cutter Campbell transited south along the west coast of Greenland with the HDMS Knud Rasmussen and rendezvoused in a position just offshore of Evighedsfjorden (Eternity Fjord). KITTERY, Maine — U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Campbell (WMEC 909) returned to homeport Tuesday, following a two-month deployment supporting joint Arctic operations off Greenland’s western coast. Campbell’s crew...