Coast Guard Cutter Forward returns home from 60-day deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Forward returns home from 60-day deployment
Crew members assigned to USCGC Forward (WMEC 911) transport illegal narcotics to the cutter’s onboard storage location in the Atlantic Ocean Nov. 11, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ensign Olivia Anthony) PORTSMOUTH, Va.— The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Forward (WMEC 911) returned to their homeport in Portsmouth Thursday following a 60-day, counterdrug deployment in the central Caribbean...

Coast Guard Cutter Forward offloads $176 million worth of cocaine

Coast Guard Cutter Forward offloads $176 million worth of cocaine
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Forward pose with approximately 13,375 pounds of cocaine in Port Everglades, Florida, Dec. 15, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Eric Rodriguez.) PORT EVERGLADES, Fla. ­— The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Forward (WMEC 911) offloaded approximately 13,375 pounds of cocaine worth an estimated $176 million in Port Everglades, Florida Thursday. The...

Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returns to homeport after 60-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returns to homeport after 60-day patrol
USCGC Campbell (WMEC 909) transits toward its homeport, on Nov. 30, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ensign Olivia Anthony) Newport, R.I. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Campbell (WMEC 909) returned to their homeport in Newport, Rhode Island Friday after a 60-day counterdrug patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean to support Joint Interagency Task Force – South. With the assistance of an embarked...

Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf returns home following 77-day deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf returns home following 77-day deployment
Crew from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf inspect a low-profile vessel while conducting law enforcement operations in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, Oct. 18, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Oliver Fernander). ALAMEDA, Calif. — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750) and crew returned to Alameda, Saturday, after traveling over 18,000 nautical miles during a 77-day counter-narcotic...

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...