Coast Guard Cutter Reliance holds change of command ceremony

Coast Guard Cutter Reliance holds change of command ceremony
PENSACOLA, Fla. — U.S. Coast Guard Cdr. Brian Chapman relieved Cdr. Robert Hill as the 33rd commanding officer of Coast Guard Cutter Reliance (WMEC 615) during a change of command ceremony Thursday, July 14, 2022. Capt. Brian Anderson, chief of operations for Coast Guard Atlantic Area, presided over the ceremony. Hill has served as the commanding officer since June 2020, and is due to report to the...

Coast Guard Cutter Reliance returns from a 71-Day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Reliance returns from a 71-Day patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Reliance file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Clinton McDonald PENSACOLA, Fla. —The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Reliance (WMEC 615) returned to homeport in Pensacola Thursday, after a 71-day Caribbean Sea patrol. The Reliance crew supported the U.S. Coast Guard 7th District and Joint Interagency Task Force-South throughout their patrol, aiding in missions to interdict the flow...

Coast Guard Cutter Reliance returns to homeport following 52-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Reliance returns to homeport following 52-day patrol
A response boat crew member steers toward the Coast Guard Cutter Reliance during a 52-day patrol in the Atlantic Ocean, Jan. 13, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) PENSACOLA, Fla. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Reliance (WMEC-615) returned to homeport in Pensacola, Friday, following a 52-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea in support of the Coast Guard Seventh District. The Reliance crew supported...

Coast Guard intercepts 191 Haitians near Bahamas

Coast Guard intercepts 191 Haitians near Bahamas
Coast Guard Kathleen Moore’s crew located a green and blue sail freighter with 191 people aboard during a routine patrol about 40 miles southwest of Great Inagua, Bahamas, Jan 25, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard intercepted 191 Haitians aboard an overloaded sail freighter Tuesday, about 40 miles southwest of Great Inagua, Bahamas. Coast Guard Kathleen Moore’s crew located...

Coast Guard repatriates 29 Haitians to Cap-Haitien, Haiti

Coast Guard repatriates 29 Haitians to Cap-Haitien, Haiti
Coast Guard Cutter Reliance file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Clinton McDonald SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Reliance repatriated 29 Haitians to Cap-Haitien, Haiti Tuesday, following the interdiction of an illegal voyage in the Mona Passage near Puerto Rico. The interdiction is the result of ongoing local and federal multi-agency efforts in support of the Caribbean Border Interagency...

Coast Guard Cutter Reliance returns from a 63-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Reliance returns from a 63-day patrol
The crew of USCGC Reliance (WMEC 615) conducts a port assessment off the coast of Haiti following a major earthquake to allow vessels to enter the port safely and deliver aid on Aug. 19, 2021.(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Zachary Pumphrey) PENSACOLA, Fla. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Reliance (WMEC 615) returned to homeport in Pensacola Wednesday, after a 63-day Caribbean...

Coast Guard repatriates 91 migrants to the Dominican Republic,

Coast Guard repatriates 91 migrants to the Dominican Republic,
A makeshift boat, one of three illegal migrant voyages, interdicted by the Coast Guard and Caribbean Border Interagency Group partner agencies Sept. 2, 2021 in the Mona Passage just off Puerto Rico.  SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Reliance crew repatriated 91 migrants to the Dominican Republic Friday from three at-sea interdictions in the Mona Passage off the west coast of Puerto...

Coast Guard continues to provide support to Haiti following 7.2 earthquake

Coast Guard continues to provide support to Haiti following 7.2 earthquake
Canadian Medical Assistant Team Cristina Coams alongside with Petty Officer 1st Class Rob Updike and Hero Client Rescue paramedic Nadia Van der Heyden evaluate an injured female Aug. 15, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Villa-Rodriguez) MIAMI — The Coast Guard continues humanitarian efforts in impacted areas of Haiti following a magnitude 7.2 earthquake, Saturday. “On...

Coast Guard Cutter Reliance returns from a 36-day Caribbean Sea patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Reliance returns from a 36-day Caribbean Sea patrol
Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Callanan, a boatswain’s mate aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Reliance, navigates the Over-the-Horizon small boat during small boat operations in the Caribbean Sea Nov. 23, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard phot courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Reliance) PENSACOLA, Fla. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Reliance returned to homeport in Pensacola Saturday after a 36-day Caribbean...