Cutter Stone crew interdicts narcotics in Caribbean on first patrol

Cutter Stone crew interdicts narcotics in Caribbean on first patrol
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Stone prepare to launch one of the ship’s small boats in the Caribbean Sea on Jan. 6, 2021. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Hightower) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — While in transit to conduct joint operations off the coast of Guyana as part of Operation Southern Cross, the Coast Guard Cutter Stone (WMSL 758) encountered and interdicted a suspected...

Coast Guard Cutter Stone underway for first patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Stone underway for first patrol
Flight crew members from U.S. Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile maintain and inspect their MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter on the USCGC Stone (WMSL 758) off Florida on Dec. 27, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Hightower) NORFOLK, Va. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Stone (WMSL 758) departed from Pascagoula, Mississippi, Tuesday, just ahead of Christmas, for a...

Onboard Isolation – Quarantining on a military ship

Onboard Isolation - Quarantining on a military ship
U.S. Coast Guard Lt. j. g. Michael Marriott and Portuguese navy Lt. Miguel Dias Pinheiro use their scheduled exercise time in the Coast Guard Cutter Stone gym on Dec. 18, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Hightower) by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Hightower How does one prepare for three-months at sea? These days, with two weeks in limited contact. Very few events in recent...