Coast Guard conducts engagement with Guatemala navy

Coast Guard conducts engagement with Guatemala navy
The Reliance-class medium endurance cutter USCGC Decisive (WMEC 629) conduct at sea engagements with the navy of Guatemala in the territorial seas of Guatemala on Oct. 25 – 26, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) GUATEMALA — The Reliance-class medium endurance Coast Guard Cutter Decisive (WMEC 629) conducted at sea engagements with the navy of Guatemala in the territorial seas of Guatemala in...

Coast Guard repatriates 13 Cubans to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 13 Cubans to Cuba
A migrant vessel floating, Oct. 20, 2021, approximately 90 miles northeast of Cancun, Mexico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo’s crew repatriated 13 Cubans to Cuba, Saturday, due to safety of life at sea concerns. During a routine patrol, Coast Guard Cutter Decisive’s crew spotted a disabled vessel and notified Coast Guard District Seven watchstanders, Wednesday,...

Coast Guard Cutter Decisive returns home after 56-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Decisive returns home after 56-day patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Decisive file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Adam Eggers. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard Cutter Decisive crew returned to homeport Monday in Pensacola, Florida, after completing a 56-day Caribbean Sea patrol. The crew’s Caribbean patrol included two rescues at sea as well as training exercises with Coast Guard helicopter crews. On February 7, the crew responded to a U.S....

Coast Guard Cutter Decisive returns home from drug interdiction patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Decisive returns home from drug interdiction patrol
A member of Coast Gaurd Cutter Decisive’s Law Enforcement Team moving contraband from the flight deck to the forecastle.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Decisive (WMEC-210) returned to their homeport of Pensacola Nov. 3, after completing a 40-day counter-drug patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and offloading $20.3 million worth of cocaine and...

Coast Guard crew offloads more than 26,000 pounds of cocaine

Coast Guard crew offloads more than 26,000 pounds of cocaine
Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf crewmembers inspect a low-profile semi-submersible in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean Aug. 14, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN DIEGO — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL-750) offloaded more than 26,000 pounds of seized cocaine and marijuana in San Diego, Thursday. The drugs, worth an estimated $390 million, were seized in international...

Coast Guard rescues 4 mariners from disabled lancha in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard rescues 4 mariners from disabled lancha in Gulf of Mexico
Coast Guard Cutter Decisive file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Adam Eggers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews rescued four mariners from their disabled lancha illegally fishing in the Gulf of Mexico, Feb. 6, 2020. While on a routine patrol a Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew located a lancha with four mariners aboard signaling distress....

Coast Guard Cutter Decisive assists disabled boat

Coast Guard Cutter Decisive assists disabled boat
A rescue and assistance team from Coast Guard Cutter Decisive repairs a disabled vessel’s engine January 16, 2020. (Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS – Coast Guard Cutter Decisive assisted a disabled vessel offshore Mobile, Alabama, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 7:23 a.m. Friday that the 52-foot vessel, Sava, was disabled and adrift with four...

Coast Guard Cutter Decisive returns to homeport after 58-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Decisive returns to homeport after 58-day patrol
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Decisive conducts damage control training in the Gulf of Mexico, March 28, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) PENSACOLA, Fl. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Decisive is scheduled to return home to Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida, Friday, following a 58-day patrol. The 75-person crew departed to complete a three-week Tailored Ship’s Training Availability...

Coast Guard responds to injured fishermen 70 miles southwest of Marco Island

Coast Guard responds to injured fishermen 70 miles southwest of Marco Island
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photoST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard responded to the report of an injured fishermen Monday approximately 70 miles southwest of Marco Island. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders received a call on VHF marine radio Channel 16 at approximately 7:15 a.m. from a crew member on board the 34-foot fishing vessel reporting a fellow crew member...