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...

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 Cutter Campbell holds change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Cutter Campbell holds change-of-command ceremony
Cmdr. Mark McDonnell, left, salutes Cmdr. Thomas Crane, right, during a change-of-command ceremony for the Cutter Campbell Friday, July 12, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — Cmdr. Thomas Crane assumed command of Coast Guard Cutter Campbell from Cmdr. Mark McDonnell during a change-of-command ceremony, Friday, July 12, 2019, at Station Portsmouth Harbor, New Castle, New Hampshire. McDonnell...

Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returns to Maine after 87-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returns to Maine after 87-day patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Campbell file photo. BOSTON — The Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returned to its homeport in Kittery, Maine, Tuesday after an 87-day patrol in the North Atlantic Ocean. Campbell’s crew executed a fast-paced patrol, including search and rescue missions, enforcement of federal fisheries regulations, international training exercise with United States and Canadian Navy, and Fleet Week...

Coast Guard offloads 34,780 pounds of cocaine in Port Everglades

Coast Guard offloads 34,780 pounds of cocaine in Port Everglades
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Forward  amongst 34,780 pounds of interdicted cocaine at Port Everglades, Florida, Feb. 5, 2019.  Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Forward (WMEC-911) offloaded approximately 34,780 pounds of cocaine Tuesday in Port Everglades worth an estimated $466 million wholesale seized in international...

Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returns to homeport following counter narcotics patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returns to homeport following counter narcotics patrol
Crew from Coast Guard Cutter Campbell stop a suspected drug smuggling boat in the eastern Pacific Ocean during a patrol in October, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo – edited for security) BOSTON — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returned to Kittery, Maine on Tuesday following a three-month counter narcotics patrol in the eastern Pacific Ocean. During the patrol, the crew of the Campbell...

Coast Guard offloads 18.5 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades

Coast Guard offloads 18.5 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades
A pallet of interdicted cocaine being offloaded from the Coast Guard Cutter James (WMSL-754) by crane Nov. 15, 2018 in Port Everglades, Florida.  Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter James (WMSL-754) offloaded approximately 18.5 tons of cocaine Thursday in Port Everglades. Worth an estimated $500 million wholesale the drugs were...

Cutter Campbell returns to Maine after seizing $209 million cocaine

Cutter Campbell returns to Maine after seizing $209 million cocaine
Coast Guard Cutter Campbell file photo. BOSTON — Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returned to its homeport in Kittery, Maine, Friday after an 80-day counter-narcotic patrol in the Caribbean Sea and Eastern Pacific Ocean. Campbell’s crew disrupted six narcotic smuggling ventures, seized about 12,000 pounds of cocaine, worth $209 million, and detained 24 suspected smugglers. Equipped with an MH-65...

Coast Guard offloads 14,000 pounds of cocaine in Port Everglades

Coast Guard offloads 14,000 pounds of cocaine in Port Everglades
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Campbell is shown with 14,000 pounds of interdicted cocaine being offloaded in Port Everglades, Friday June 8, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Crystalynn A. Kneen. MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Campbell offloaded approximately seven tons of cocaine Friday in Port Everglades worth an estimated $206 million wholesale seized in international...