Coast Guard Cutter Forward offloads $176 million worth of cocaine

Coast Guard Cutter Forward offloads $176 million worth of cocaine
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Forward pose with approximately 13,375 pounds of cocaine in Port Everglades, Florida, Dec. 15, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Eric Rodriguez.) PORT EVERGLADES, Fla. ­— The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Forward (WMEC 911) offloaded approximately 13,375 pounds of cocaine worth an estimated $176 million in Port Everglades, Florida Thursday. The...

Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returns to homeport after 60-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returns to homeport after 60-day patrol
USCGC Campbell (WMEC 909) transits toward its homeport, on Nov. 30, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ensign Olivia Anthony) Newport, R.I. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Campbell (WMEC 909) returned to their homeport in Newport, Rhode Island Friday after a 60-day counterdrug patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean to support Joint Interagency Task Force – South. With the assistance of an embarked...

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis returns to homeport following 56-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Thetis returns to homeport following 56-day patrol
A USCGC Thetis (WMEC 910) boat crew approaches an overcrowded Cuban vessel at sea, Nov. 13, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Bethany Squires) KEY WEST, Fla. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Thetis (WMEC 910) returned to their homeport in Key West, Saturday following a 56-day Caribbean Sea deployment. While underway in the Coast Guard Seventh District’s area of operations...

Coast Guard Cutter Northland returns home after counter-narcotics patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Northland returns home after counter-narcotics patrol
The Coast Guard Cutter Northland (WMEC 904) crewmembers are shown aboard an interdicted Low Profile Vessel suspected of smuggling narcotics in the Eastern Pacific, May 23, 2022. The Northland is a 270-foot medium-endurance cutter homeported in Portsmouth, Virginia and routinely deploys in support of counter-drug, alien migrant interdiction, fisheries, search and rescue, and homeland security missions....

Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returns to Portsmouth after patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returns to Portsmouth after patrol
The crew of a small boat from Coast Guard Cutter Spencer conducting maneuvers with a Coast Guard HITRON helicopter off the coast of Honduras. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Katharine Ingham) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Spencer recently returned to its homeport in Portsmouth after a 78-day patrol off the shores of Central America. USCGC Spencer departed Portsmouth...

Hamilton returns from multi-mission patrol

Hamilton returns from multi-mission patrol
The Coast Guard Cutter USCGC Hamilton (WMSL 753) and Costa Rican coast guard (Guardacostas) patrol boat Juan Rafael Mora Porras (P1101) anchor at Isla del Coco, Republic of Costa Rica, on April 22, 2022.(Photo by Deputy Chief of Mission Marcos Mandojana). NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton (WMSL 753) returned home Friday following a 12-week multi-mission deployment in the Eastern...

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 Cutter Active returns home following counterdrug patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Active returns home following counterdrug patrol
An aircrew and a HH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Air Station Port Angeles prepares to land on the Coast Guard Cutter Active’s flight deck during a counter-drug patrol. U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua Wood. PORT ANGELES, Wash. – The Coast Guard Cutter Active (WMEC 619) and crew returned to their homeport in Port Angeles Wednesday after a 10,572-mile, 55-day deployment...

Coast Guard Cutter Stone conducts Illegal, Unreported, Unregulated fishing patrols

Coast Guard Cutter Stone conducts Illegal, Unreported, Unregulated fishing patrols
A vessel suspected of conducting Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated fishing operations sits off the starboard bow of Coast Guard Cutter Stone in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, Nov. 24, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Shannon Kearney) NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard Cutter Stone returned to their homeport in Charleston following a 61-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea...