Cutter Legare returns from three-month counter narcotics deployment

Cutter Legare returns from three-month counter narcotics deployment
A Coast Guard Cutter Legare crew member greets his four-legged friend at the pier in Portsmouth, Va., Wednesday. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Brandon Hillard) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Legare (WMEC 912) returned to their homeport Wednesday, after an 11-week counter narcotics deployment that included key partner nation engagements and search and rescue...

Cutter Legare to return home from counter narcotics deployment

Cutter Legare to return home from counter narcotics deployment
Crew members assigned to Coast Guard Cutter Legare (WMEC 912) interdict a low-profile vessel in the Eastern Pacific Ocean in July 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Andrew Bogdan) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Legare (WMEC 912) is scheduled to return to their homeport Wednesday following an 11-week, 15,000 nautical mile counter narcotics deployment that included key partner...

Coast Guard offloads more than $475 million in illegal narcotics in Miami

Coast Guard offloads more than $475 million in illegal narcotics in Miami
Bales of illegal drugs, worth an estimated $475 million, are offloaded onto pallets, Sept. 15, 2022, at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Florida. The illegal narcotics were offloaded by the crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Legare (WMEC 912). (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Stephen Lehmann) MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Legare (WMEC 912) offloaded approximately 24,700 pounds...

Coast Guard offloads more than $3 million in illegal narcotics in Miami

Coast Guard offloads more than $3 million in illegal narcotics in Miami
The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous offloads approximately 22 pounds of cocaine and 1,256 pounds of marijuana, worth an estimated $3 million, Aug. 30, 2022, at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Florida.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Stephen Lehmann) MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous offloaded approximately 22 pounds of cocaine and 1,256 pounds of marijuana,...

Coast Guard offloads $3.1 million in seized cocaine in San Juan

Coast Guard offloads $3.1 million in seized cocaine in San Juan
The Coast Guard offloaded 330 pounds (150kgs) of seized cocaine and transferred custody of eights suspected smugglers to Caribbean Corridor Strike Force agents in San Juan, Puerto Rico Aug. 24, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Legare and Caribbean Corridor Strike Force agents offloaded 330 pounds (150kgs) of seized cocaine Wednesday in San...

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...