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...

Coast Guard returns 71 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard returns 71 migrants to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard returned 71 of 81 interdicted migrants to law enforcement authorities in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic over the weekend following multiple at sea interdictions off Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. Ten other migrants interdicted are facing federal prosecution in Puerto Rico for attempting to illegally re-enter...

Coast Guard Cutter Decisive loads relief supplies in aftermath of Hurricane Maria

Coast Guard Cutter Decisive loads relief supplies in aftermath of Hurricane Maria
Miami – The Coast Guard Cutter Decisive loads relief supplies in aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Miami, October 3, 2017. The supplies which include lumber, water and generators are to assist in the relief effort. U.S. Coast Guard photos. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); var _bos = _bos||[]; _bos.push({ "div": "Brid_29352540", "obj": {"id":"6384","width":"550","height":"309"} });...

Coast Guard offloads more than 3 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades

Coast Guard offloads more than 3 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades
Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba crewmembers offload more than 3 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades, Florida Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Ryan Kelley MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba offloaded approximately 3.1 tons of cocaine Monday in Port Everglades worth an estimated $85 million in wholesale value seized in international waters off the Eastern Pacific...

Coast Guard Cutter Decisive crew returns home from Caribbean Patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Decisive crew returns home from Caribbean Patrol
PASCAGOULA, Miss. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Decisive returned to their homeport in Pascagoula, Mississippi on Friday, following a six-week patrol in the Caribbean Sea supporting the Joint Interagency Task Force-South. During the deployment, the 70-member crew of the Decisive was primarily responsible for conducting counter drug operations in support of U.S. and international laws. The...

Coast Guard offloads approximately $44 million of cocaine in St. Petersburg

Coast Guard offloads approximately $44 million of  cocaine in St. Petersburg
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Decisive offloaded approximately 1,328 kilograms of cocaine worth an estimated wholesale value of nearly $44 million at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, Tuesday. During an Operation Martillo patrol on Nov. 29, crewmembers from the Decisive detected a 170-foot bulk freighter motor vessel northeast of Punta San Blas, Panama. After communicating...

Coast Guard Cutter Decisive seizes $4.8 million cocaine shipment in the Caribbean Sea

Coast Guard Cutter Decisive seizes $4.8 million cocaine shipment in the Caribbean Sea
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Decisive seized a 317-pound cocaine shipment worth an estimated wholesale of $4.8 million, and apprehended two smugglers following an at-sea interdiction in the Caribbean Sea Friday, 80 nautical miles south of the Dominican Republic. While on a routine patrol in the Caribbean Sea late Friday night, the crew of a Canadian CP-140 Aurora Maritime Patrol...

Coast Guard Cutter Decisive returns from 32-day patrol in Windward Passage

Coast Guard Cutter Decisive returns from 32-day patrol in Windward Passage
PASCAGOULA, Miss. — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Decisive returned to its homeport after a 32-day patrol deployed to the Windward Passage to assist the 7th Coast Guard District in illegal migration interdiction, search and rescue and law enforcement operations. The Coast Guard Cutters Decisive and Escanaba repatriate 239 Haitian migrants in Cap Haitien, Haiti, Nov. 14, 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo...