Coast Guard Cutter Legare holds change of command

Coast Guard Cutter Legare holds change of command
Capt. Brian Anderson, chief of operations for the U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Area, stands with Cmdr. Jeremy Greenwood relieved Cmdr. Malcolm Belt for a photo aboard USCGC Legare (WMEC 912) in Portsmouth, Virginia, on June 14, 2022.(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Trever Hammack) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Cmdr. Jeremy Greenwood relieved Cmdr. Malcolm Belt as the commanding officer of Coast...

Cutter Legare crew returns from 3-month patrol

Cutter Legare crew returns from 3-month patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Legare underway for Eastern Pacific. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Trevor Hammack) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The USCGC Legare (WMEC 912) returned home Monday after a 12-week counter-narcotics patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. The Legare crew patrolled over 19,500 miles throughout the heart of the Eastern Pacific Ocean in support of Campaign...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing cruise ship passenger

Coast Guard suspends search for missing cruise ship passenger
The Coast Guard Cutter Legare pulls into the pier at Base Portsmouth in Portsmouth, Virginia, (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended the search Monday for Tang Tran, a 43-year-old man, who went missing Saturday, approximately 63 miles east of Melbourne, Florida. The Coast Guard searched approximately 2,078 square miles...

Coast Guard crew offloads $223 million worth of drugs in San Diego

Coast Guard crew offloads $223 million worth of drugs in San Diego
The Coast Guard Cutter Kimball (WMSL-756) crew offloads about 11,300 pounds of cocaine and roughly 4,000 pounds of marijuana worth more than $223 million on March 31, 2022, in San Diego. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alex Gray) SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard Cutter Kimball (WMSL 756) crew offloaded more than 11,300 pounds of cocaine and more than 4,000 pounds of marijuana...

Coast Guard Cutter Legare returns home from 61-day deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Legare returns home from 61-day deployment
Coast Guard Cutter Legare (WMEC 912) as seen underway for Eastern Pacific patrol in late 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Trevor Hammack) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Legare (WMEC 912) returned home Thursday after an eight-week counter-narcotics patrol in the Eastern Pacific in support of Joint Interagency Task Force South and the Coast Guard 11th...

Coast Guard Cutter Legare returns home after 50 day deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Legare returns home after 50 day deployment
Coast Guard Cutter Legare 912) patrols in the Caribbean in April 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Legare (WMEC 912) returned to its homeport at Coast Guard Base Portsmouth, after a seven week counter-narcotic patrol in the Central Caribbean on Thursday. The crew of the Legare was deployed in support of Operation Unified Resolve/Martillo...

Coast Guard, Navy offload $211 million worth of cocaine, marijuana in San Diego

Coast Guard, Navy offload $211 million worth of cocaine, marijuana in San Diego
Members of Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment 407 (LEDET) offloads 11,400 pounds of cocaine and 9,000 pounds of marijuana in San Diego, Feb. 1, 2021.(Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alex Gray) SAN DIEGO – Coast Guard and Navy personnel offloaded approximately 11,400 pounds of cocaine and 9,000 pounds of marijuana Monday, amounting todd more than $211 million from seizures in international...

Cutter James offloads more than $411.3 million in drugs at Port Everglades

Cutter James offloads more than $411.3 million in drugs at Port Everglades
Members of the Coast Guard Cutter James (WMSL-754) crew stand next to approximately 23,000 pounds of cocaine and 8,800 pounds of marijuana Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020 aboard the cutter at Port Everglades Cruise Port in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Villa Rodriguez. MIAMI—The Coast Guard Cutter James crew offloaded more than 23,000 pounds of cocaine and...

Cutter Legare crew returns home after counter narcotics patrol

Cutter Legare crew returns home after counter narcotics patrol
The Coast Guard Cutter Legare crew transferred 19 suspected smugglers to federal agents at Port Everglades, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Dec. 7, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Charly Tautfest). PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Legare returned to their homeport in Portsmouth, after an eight-week counter narcotic patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, Friday. The...