Coast Guard repatriates 68 people to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 68 people to Cuba
A Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations law enforcement aircrew alerted Sector Key West watchstanders of this rustic sailing vessel about 20 miles south of Plantation Key, Florida, Oct. 31, 2022. The Cubans were repatriated to Cuba on Nov. 4, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter William Trump’s crew repatriated 68 Cubans to Cuba, Friday, following interdictions...

Coast Guard cutter patrols near Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Coast Guard cutter patrols near Port-au-Prince, Haiti
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Northland (WMEC 904) patrols with the Haitian Coast Guard in vicinity of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Oct. 12, 2022.   (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Rachelle Amezcua-Gonzales) MIAMI — The Coast Guard diverted one of its major cutters to patrol near Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, at the request of the government of Haiti and in close coordination with the U.S. Department...

Coast Guard repatriates 186 Haitians

Coast Guard repatriates 186 Haitians
Haitian migrants enter the water after their vessel capsized off Ocean Reef, Florida, Aug. 6, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Islamorada’s crew) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Forward’s crew repatriated 186 Haitians to Cap-Haitien, Haiti, Tuesday, following an interdiction near Ocean Reef. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew notified Coast Guard Sector Key...

Coast Guard repatriates 43 people to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 43 people to Cuba
MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evan’s crew repatriated 43 Cubans to Cuba, Tuesday, following several interdictions off Florida’s coast. An Air Station Clearwater air crew alerted Sector Key West watchstanders of a rustic vessel, Saturday, at approximately 12:45 a.m., about 20 miles south of Boot Key. A good Samaritan notified Sector Key West watchstanders of a rustic boat with people...

Coast Guard Cutter Forward returns home after two-month patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Forward returns home after two-month patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Forward and Coast Guard Cutter Bear, homeported in Portsmouth, Virginia, finish an at-sea transfer while underway on a two-month patrol. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard Cutter Forward (WMEC 911) returned to its homeport in Portsmouth after a two-month patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, working to suppress and eradicate the movement of illegal drugs...

Coast Guard, Colombian navy conduct joint-agency engagement

Coast Guard, Colombian navy conduct joint-agency engagement
MIAMI – The Coast Guard and the Colombian navy participated in a Joint Interagency Task Force-South engagement while in support of Operation Martillo, Wednesday and Thursday. Coast Guard Cutters Forward (WMEC-911), William Flores (WPC-1103) and Isaac Mayo (WPC-1112) crews, partnering with the Colombian navy, participated in a regional engagement event in Cartagena, Colombia. Transnational criminal...

Coast Guard Cutter Forward assists disabled vessel 149 miles off Cape Henry, Virginia

Coast Guard Cutter Forward assists disabled vessel 149 miles off Cape Henry, Virginia
Crewmembers aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Forward, a 270-foot Medium Endurance Cutter homeported in Portsmouth, Virginia, tow a 67-foot disabled commercial fishing vessel that became disabled 149 miles off Cape Henry, Virginia, August 8, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Petty Officer 2nd Class Victoria Eckart) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard assisted two people aboard a 67-foot commercial...

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, partners assess waterways impacted by Florence

Coast Guard, partners assess waterways impacted by Florence
Coast Guard Cutter Oak File Photo GOLDSBORO, N.C. – Coast Guard Sector North Carolina personnel and other federal partners continue to assess and ensure the safe navigation of North Carolina waterways impacted by Hurricane Florence on Thursday. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Army Corps of Engineer teams surveyed 100% of the Cape Fear River up to Cape Fear Memorial Bridge. “NOAA’s...