Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk returns from 92-day AFRICOM deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk returns from 92-day AFRICOM deployment
The Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk (WMEC 913) backs in to the pier in Key West, Florida, Sept. 12, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Senior Chief Petty Officer Melissa Leake) KEY WEST, Fla. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk (WMEC 913) returned to their homeport Monday, following a 92-day deployment in the U.S. Naval Forces Europe – Africa area of operations, employed by U.S. Sixth Fleet, to...

Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk to return from 92-Day AFRICOM deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk to return from 92-Day AFRICOM deployment
Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk (WMEC 913) and crew are scheduled to return to their homeport Monday following a 92-day, United States Africa Command deployment. Mohawk’s crew departed Key West, Florida in June and forward-deployed to the U.S. Naval Forces Europe –Africa area of operations, where they...

Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk rescues sea turtles in the Atlantic Ocean

Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk rescues sea turtles in the Atlantic Ocean
(Left to right) U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Dylan Neathery, Senegalese Navy Lt. Papa Ousmane Sylla, and U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Caitlyn Mason pose for a photo after rescuing a sea turtle caught in a fishing net in the Atlantic Ocean, July 14, 2022. U (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jessica Fontenette) ATLANTIC OCEAN – The crew of the Famous-class medium...

Coast Guard repatriates 70 people to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 70 people to Cuba
Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk’s small boat crew stopped a Cuban migrant vessel approximately 45 miles south of Marathon, Florida, April 1, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton’s crew repatriated 70 Cubans to Cuba, Friday, after eight interdictions off the Florida Keys. Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk’s crew alerted Sector Key West watchstanders on April...

Coast Guard rescues two missing Cubans off Bimini

Coast Guard rescues two missing Cubans off Bimini
A homemade paddle board floating near Bimini, Bahamas, March. 29, 2022. The two people are expected to be transferred to Royal Bahamas Defence Force authorities. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two Cuban males, Tuesday, at approximately 5 p.m. near Bimini, Bahamas. A good Samaritan reported to Sector Miami watchstanders, Tuesday, he spotted people on a homemade paddle board...

Coast Guard repatriates 39 Cubans to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 39 Cubans to Cuba
A towing vessel’s crewmember notified Sector Key West watchstanders of two overloaded rustic vessels approximately 10 miles off Long Key, Florida, Dec. 20, 2021. The people were repatriated to Cuba, Dec. 24, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evan’s crew repatriated 39 Cubans to Cuba Friday following four interdictions due to safety of life at sea concerns...

Cutter Mohawk returns from Eastern Pacific patrol

Cutter Mohawk returns from Eastern Pacific patrol
USCGC Mohawk (WMEC 913) and the Ecuador navy LAE Isla San Cristobal (LG 30) cross the Sleeping Lion rock formation at sea on Nov. 28, 2021, in the Galapagos Islands. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by USCGC Mohawk) KEY WEST, Florida — The Famous-class medium endurance Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk (WMEC 913) returned to homeport in Key West Sunday after completing a groundbreaking 45-day deployment to the Eastern...

Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk returns to homeport following a 52-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk returns to homeport following a 52-day patrol
KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk’s crew returned to homeport Sunday, following a 52-day counter-drug deployment throughout the Eastern Pacific Ocean in support of U.S. Southern Command’s Joint Interagency Task Force South and the Eleventh Coast Guard District. During the patrol, the Mohawk made significant advances in combating transnational criminal organizations and stopped...

Coast Guard Cutter James offloads $1.4 billion in illegal narcotics

Coast Guard Cutter James offloads $1.4 billion in illegal narcotics
Coast Guard Cutter James’ crew with 59,700 pounds of cocaine and 1,430 pounds of marijuana worth more than $1.4 billion, Thursday. MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter James’ crew offloaded approximately 59,700 pounds of cocaine and 1,430 pounds of marijuana worth more than $1.4 billion, Thursday, at Port Everglades, which is the largest offload in Coast Guard history. The Coast Guard’s strong...